Waltz – Dominica’s Traditional Dance

Waltz Dance

Waltz is a widely known dance throughout the world done by couples. Waltz depicts a graceful aura. In Dominica it is executed fast with full facial and body expression. Walt Au Vien – the Dominican version comprises of two sets of side to side, slow step shuffles followed by sequence of 16 basic waltz steps in moderate tempo, three quarter time and the dancer does four sets of steps shuffles to the right and reverses the pattern on the left. The sequence is done twice followed by 16 waltz steps.