The Country Two-Step, often called the “Texas two-step” or simply the “two-step,” is a country/western dance usually danced to country music in common time. It is well suited to fiddle and guitar music played two-four time with a firm beat. It is a progressive dance that proceeds around the floor. Generally, the man leads the dance with three steps: a quick step, a quick step, and then a slow step.

Country western dance can be broken into two categories: (1) partner dances (including lead-follow and pattern dances), and (2) group dances (including line dances and square dances). Many different partner dances are done to country western music. These include Two Step, Polka, East Coast Swing, West Coast Swing, and more.

Health benefits to expect? Improving the body’s core muscles – Country and western dancers are required to carry out a number of energetic moves and steps across the dance floor. As a result, this dance offers a fine way to strengthen the body’s core muscles, prevents osteoporosis and builds up stamina.