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Streetswings Dance History Archives lists Dance Styles / Types that start with the letter W. There are thousands of dance information pages on this site ... If not on this list try using the search feature above, It may not be listed here yet.   Also See: Dancers Index Listings: 'W'




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Dance Name Origin Notes|Creator See Also Date
Walk Around the South aka: "General Ruckus" Cake Walk | (aka: Chalk Line Walk) | Ring Shout 1860's
Walk Back, the USA? n/a Turkey Trot | Bunny Hug | Lovers Two Step etc 1910
Walkin' The Dog San Francisco Shelton Brooks. Shelton Brooks | Darktown Strutter's Ball | Johnny Fogarty's Dancin' Revue | Shimmie 1916
Waltz Germany n/a Volta | Viennese | Landler | Weller 1690
Waltz Caprice n/a n/a Waltz | waltz à Deux temps | waltz à trois temps | Boston | Landler | Valse 1900's
Waltz Clog USA Pat Rooney Tap | Jazz | Clog 1920's
Waltz Minuet USA Dance Masters of America (DMOA) Waltz | Minuet 1895
Waltz Oxford n/a Dance Masters of America (DMOA) Waltz | Boston 1895
Waltz Two-Step USA Dance Masters of America (DMOA) | Partners face same direction Waltz | Two Step 1898
Waltze à Cinque Temps Paris? Perrot (a 5 count waltz) Waltz | waltz à Deux temps | waltz à trois temps | Five Step 1840's
Walzen Germany n/a Waltz | Boston | Landler | Valse 1700
Walzer Germany Forerunner of the Waltz Waltz | Boston | Landler | Valse 1525
War dances Greece? See Page Pyhrric | Gymnopedia | Sword | Mythology n/a
Washington and Lee Swing USA Arthur Murray (Lets Swing It Book: 1937) n/a 1932
Washington Post March USA John Phillip Sousa? Two-Step | Polka | Schottische 1800's
Washington Side-Step USA Imaginary dance of Politicians averting a question they don't want to answer See Film: Best Little Whorehouse in Texas dance scene (BLWHIT Clip) 1700's
Wave, the France M. LeFort Cakewalk and Boston Mix 1908
Welsh Folk Dances n/a How Green Was My Valley 1942 n/a
Wesleyan, The USA Dance Masters named it after a Catholic Church (who didn't like it) ?? 1920
West Coast Swing California Descendat of the Lindy Hop: Savoy Style | Dean Collins Related: West Coast Swing | Carolina Shag | Rock and Roll | Savoy Ballroom | Palomar Ballroom | Lindy | Jitterbug | Push | Sophisticated Swing | Supreme Swing | Slop | Funky Swing | SWOP | Swag | Swango | Flying Lindy | Bugg | Swouk | Swustle | DC Hand | State Dance 1935ish
Western Shuffle n/a n/a n/a 1930's
Western Swing 1 USA Bob Wills type Country Swing | East Coast Swing | New Yorker | Jive | Lindy | Jitterbug 1930's
Western Swing 2 USA Arthur Murray (Lets Swing It Book: 1937) See: West Coast Swing West Coast Swing | Lindy | Push | Carolina Shag | Jitterbug | Whip | Rock and Roll 1930's
Westphalia Provence Pre Waltz Waltz | Boston | Landler | Valse 1200's
When You Come Back USA Basically a Schottische. Done to Cohen's song of same name. Yankee Rag | Canteen Canter | Schottische. 1918
Whip, The Houston, TX. aka: West Coast Swing West Coast Swing | Push | Lindy Hop | Supreme Swing | Carolina Shag | Jitterbug | Sophisticated Swing 1940's
Whip Dance C/W Lore Cowboy Trick Dancing NBC Movie: "Destry" 1959?
Whirling Dervish (Doorway) Turkey? Mevlana Celaleddin Rumi (Sema Sect) Alevis | Samah | aka: Turning | Howling | Whirling Dervishes 1200's
Whirlwind Waltz USA Ned Wayburn Apache dance | Waltz | The Ceballos 1907
Whisper Waltz n/a n/a Waltz 1924's
White City Two Step London? Created by Tom Walton Two Step 1908
White City Waltz London? Created by Tom Walton Waltz 1908
Wig Walk n/a By Mr. and Mrs. Sidney Prosen see: "Tennessee Wig Walk" 1953's
Wiggle Worm Dance n/a Sophie Tucker? Grizzly Bear 1910's
Wigglin' Dance USA Song: Henry Creamer n/a 1917
Wilcox Glide, the USA Jane Beers. Named after Ella Wheeler Wilcox (Poet). Dances uses Poses and Scarf. Turkey Trot | Bunny Hug | Grizzly Bear | Tiger | Horse Trot | Shivers | Sea Sick Glide | Boston Dip | Gaby Glide etc. 1912's
Wilson Glide Washington ?? Florence C. Dyer 1913's
Wildflower Waltz n/a n/a Waltz | Whirlwind Waltz | Maurice Waltz 1926
Wilton, the n/a Created by G. F. Childs Square dance 1908
Windsor Waltz England n/a n/a n/a
Wireless Radio Dance USA? 1926- Wireless Radio Mag. Headphone dancing! 1920's
Wirtschaften Germany? n/a Waltz | Boston | Landler | Valse Baroque
Wish Wash Glide USA Animal Dance | Ragtime Turkey Trot | Bunny Hug | Grizzly Bear | Tiger | Horse Trot | Shivers | Sea Sick Glide | Boston Dip | Gaby Glide etc. 1913
Wisk, The USA Hand Held Tassel Twirling Twist | Watusi | Jerk | PJ's Nightclub 1960's
Woodland Nymphs London? Created by Miss Hancorne-James Children's display dance 1908
Wooden Shoes, the Dutch ?? ?? ??
Worlds Fair Walk, the New York Bernard Sager and Evelyn Hubbell Walking | Flirtation Walk | Ostrich Walk n/a
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