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English Spanish Vocabulary – Bailar Dance Posted by on Sep 12, 2017 in Learning, Spanish Vocabulary

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Today we are going to practice useful Spanish vocabulary related to dance.
Hoy vamos a practicar vocabulario español útil relacionado con bailar.


Bailar Dance

Bailarín/a Dancer
Bailarín/a de salón Ballroom dancer
Bailarín/a de ballet Ballet dancer
Baile Moderno Modern dance
Barra Ballet bar
Claqué Tap dance
Clase de baile Dance class
Coreografía Choreography
Coreografiar To choreograph
Disco Disco
Escenografía Stage design
Equilibrio Balance
Foxtrot Foxtrot
Girar To spin
Giro Turn
Guiar To lead
Instructor de baile Dance instructor
Jazz Jazz
Levantar To lift
Maestro Teacher
Maillot Leotard
Musica Music
Parada Stop
Paso Step
Pasos de baile Dance steps
Pies Feet
Pista de baile Dance floor
Posiciones Positions
Ritmo Rhythm
Rumba Rumba
Salón Dance hall/Ballroom
Salsa Salsa
Samba Samba
Talón Heel
Tango Tango
Vals Waltz
Zapatillas de bailarina Ballet shoes
Zapatillas para claqué Tap shoes

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Laura & Adam have been blogging and creating online Spanish courses for Transparent Language since 2010. Laura is from Bilbao in northern Spain and Adam is from Devon in the south of England. They lived together in Spain for over 10 years, where their 2 daughters were born, and now they live in Scotland. Both Laura & Adam qualified as foreign language teachers in 2004 and since have been teaching Spanish in Spain, the UK, and online.