An American dance developed in the early 20th century, Quickstep (also known as Foxtrot) is a core component of ballroom dancing. Danced to big band music in a 4/4 time signature, Quickstep moves smoothly around the dance floor. With its heel turns and integrated slow and quick steps, this ballroom dance form combines technical difficulty and grace. The Quickstep's fluid movements and flowing patterns create a ballroom dance very similar to the waltz. In his ballroom dance lessons, Gus breaks down the Quickstep to its simplest rhythms and patterns so that couples enjoy learning this wonderful ballroom dance.