defined as a vivacious couple dance of Bohemian origin in duple time.
It was originally a Czech peasant dance believed to have been invented
by a peasant girl. It was introduced in England and the United States
in the middle of the nineteenth century. Of all the dances originating
in the nineteenth century, the Polka is the only one that has survived.
Polka is a popular dance in the country and western sector.
Polka is a popular dance in the country and western sector. Polka and schottische are competitive Country and Western dances.
Polka Dance Steps
Left-close-left, right-close-right, progressing slowly
Big right, close, big right, turn180, small left close left, going down line of dance
Same, but start with left going down line of dance