There are various standardized categories. The two main styles are known as American and International. American style is performed mainly in the US and is not as standardized as International style. Each style has two categories. In American style, the categories are known as SMOOTH and RYTHM and in International style they are called STANDARD and LATIN.
American Style comprises:- Smooth = Waltz, Tango, Foxtrot, Viennese Waltz, Rhythm = Cha Cha, Rumba, East Coast Swing, Bolero, Mambo.
International Style comprises – Standard = Waltz, Tango, Viennese Waltz, Foxtrot, Quickstep Latin = Cha Cha, Rumba, Samba, Paso Doble, Jive.