This is the classic, traveling slow-slow-quick-quick Foxtrot, which Arthur Murray called the Magic Step.
Here are a few of our favorite Foxtrot tunes, arranged by tempo.
All variations in Six Count Swing can be added to Foxtrot, using the transition above.
Quickstep is a faster version of Foxtrot.
Country Two Step is a follow-backing version of Foxtrot done to faster country music. It starts on the quick-quicks.
Cross-Step Foxtrot is Cross-Step Waltz in slow-quick-quick timing, and can be danced to Foxtrot music. All Cross-Step Waltz variations work.
Box Step Foxtrot is a different kind of Foxtrot, done in slow-quick-quick timing to slower music.
Finnish Tango is Foxtrot done to Tango music.
If you or your community is interested in learning Foxtrot, .
For more, see our two books on dancing:
Waltzing: A Manual for Dancing and Living (2013) by Richard Powers and Nick Enge,
and Cross-Step Waltz: A Dancer's Guide (2019) by Richard Powers and Nick & Melissa Enge.
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