Welcome to our Identifier page

Don't know what dance to do to your favorite song?

 This tool is designed to help you take a song you are interested in and match it with a well a partner dance style that is well suited for it.

Get started by looking at the genre of the song you are interested in. Then check out our Music Genre selection below to see what are the most common styles of dance performed to that genre. Click the one that sounds most interesting to you. From there read the description to help narrow down if this dance style is going to work for you. Don't forget to listen to the samplers to compare your song to that dance style.

Do not know the Genre of the song? No worries, that is what our Music by Mood section is for! How does the song make you feel? Is the energy level higher or lower? Look at the mood, click the dance style that most commonly goes with that mood, then start reading the descriptions!

Music Genre

 

Music by Mood

 
 

Dance Styles

Smooth/Standard

The dance know for its elegance and grace. It spins around the floor with an slow enchanting beauty.

Smooth/Standard

Fast. These two dances are known for their control over fast steps and joyful hopping. All of that while keeping a structured ballroom hold that is well framed.

Latin/Rhythm

Celebrating and partying is what this dance is all about. Its fast paced and has its own bouncy flavor of Cuban motion.

Latin/Rhythm

Bachata is can be either the dance of happiness or the dance of sensuality. Simple movement quickly evolves into something complex and interesting.

Swing

The original styles of Swing dancing. This section includes all the dances you can do primarily to Big Band music. Lindy Hop, Charleston, Jive, and more!

Alternative

Traveling around a room with quick steps, a lot of turns, and weaving arm movements. Trot around the floor with country style movement

Smooth/Standard

The fast version of Waltz. Still graceful but with a stronger emphasis on power and speed rather then control.

Latin/Rhythm

The dance of love. It is all about desire and connection with your partner. Cuban motion is accentuated here to create strong and seductive movement. Performance based.

Latin/Rhythm

The dance of sorrow and loss. It demonstrates graceful framing like Waltz combined with the passionate movement of Rumba

Latin/Rhythm

The dances of sensuality. It is all about dancing close on the dance floor. Body waving, slow turns, and isolation's are common here.

Swing

Swing with a country twist. This style constantly slide across the floor with lots of turns and speed.

Alternative

A close dance know for its passion and highly detailed footwork. It plays the sneaky game of love, hate, and flirting.

Smooth/Standard

Foxtrot is a flexible dance that embraces both Suave and Happy characteristics. Its looks casual and easy but can be as complex and graceful as any other Smooth/Standard style.

Latin/Rhythm

The dance of love. It is all about desire and connection with your partner. Cuban motion is accentuated here to create strong and seductive movement. Socially Based

Latin/Rhythm

This fast paced dance is all about having fun, spinning, and looking good while you are at it.

Latin/Rhythm

The style that never stops moving! This happy dance is all about marching to the rhythm while embellishing the dance with intricate arm movements.

Swing

Both three count and four count style Hustle are all about intricate footwork, arm styling, and cool moves while swinging around the floor.

Alternative

The dance of flexibility and connection. There are many styles of Blues dancing but they are all performed in close proximity with a lot of room for interpretation.

Smooth/Standard

The dance of passion. Both desire and hate are embraced equally. Sharp powerful movements followed by moments of anticipation are common for this dance.

Latin/Rhythm

Flirtatious and fun describes this dance. It is all about the chase between you and your partner.

Latin/Rhythm

Its all about having a good time and showing how hard you can party. Fast, energetic, and spinny.

Swing

A dance that combines structure and freedom of interpretation all in one. Danced to a huge variety of music styles, it emphasizes creativity and musicality.

Alternative

A slow beautiful dance that glides side to side. It mixes the arm styling of Waltz with Latin foot work like Rumba.

Alternative

A fun happy dance that gallops around the floor. Syncopate your steps while maintaining a joyful bounce.