An easy question to answer one would think. The technique books tell us
Pretty straight forward really, until you start to analyse the mechanics of each individual step and what a forward step means.
The slow foxtrot is known to be one of the hardest dances to perfect in the ballroom world, because of the difficulties in mastering the technique and the co-ordination required to give the dance its character. The dance has not had a simple history either – being influenced by several dance styles and undergoing a number of transformations.