American Style is most popular in the United States. This style experiences more freedom and expression. They may be danced in the closed or open positions, allowing for additional innovative tricks and creative arm and hand styling. Also, offering a greater variety of patterns. Theses dances have always been more suited for social dancing.
The American Style Rhythm dances are Cha Cha, Rumba, Swing, Samba, Mambo, Bolero and Merengue.
The American Style Smooth dances are Waltz, Foxtrot, Tango and Viennese Waltz.