Developed during the World War I in suburban New
York, initially performed by Caribbean and African
dancers. It eventually made its debut on the stage
of American music-hall and immediately became
popular in the ballrooms. The Charleston had a lot
of influence on the development of Quickstep which
is noted for its quick and lite foot movements.
Based on a combination of straight and rotary
movements this dance requires good control of
posture and stamina.
You can learn some basic steps from our
online dance lessons,
but the aid of a dance studio or an
will make it much easier and a lot more fun!