Elegant and beautiful the Viennese Waltz is the classic Waltz style seen in many movies.
As the name suggests it is linked to Vienna where the Aristocracy danced the Viennese Waltz to music by Strauss and other classical composers. . It is the original Ballroom dance and dates back to the 12th/13th centuries. It is the most controversial of all as in the 18th century this dance broke all the rules of society by taking the lady from the accepted extended hand holds of the time to a close hold with full body contact. Nowadays Viennese Waltz is still danced socially across the world.