Fox Trot, Waltz, Polka, Swing, Cha Cha, Night Club 2 Step. Ballroom Dancing is a loose term for all the dances that people at the Elks Lodges do.
The music can be mundane enough that you can't blow it and there are definite other purposes to Ballroom. Lessons and classes abound and most events have a drop-in dance lesson. When all is said and done, and you just want to hold someone and move around or "just dance", Ballroom Dancing calls to you. It's good for the soul to go Ballroom dancing. It's not always like PBS TV Ballroom contests or Dancing With The Stars where everyone is dressed to the T's. HotShot Lindy Hop or West Coast Swing dancer? You'll have good enough music and an audience at the Ballroom dance. Bad knees? Like to dress up. . . .or not?. . .Ballroom Dancing calls!
You can learn Ballroom Dancing in Portland, Oregon at most of the dance events.They almost all have a drop-in Dance Lesson at the beginning of the event. Where can I learn Ballroom Dancing? Why, I can learn it in Portland, Oregon at a Ballroom Dance Event. For the more serious, there are plenty of Ballroom dance classes in Portland, Oregon.
The Secret of The Really Confident Dancers
Wikipedia Description of Ballroom Dance