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 CLASS REVIEW

 Beginning Ballroom Dance Review

 Park and Rec Blaine Winter 2020

 Foxtrot (Timing: Slow, slow, quick, quick)

    Technique: Dance that most mimics casual walking for the leader

 1.Basic Walk
 2.Hesitation
 3.Left Rock Turn
 4.Promenade
 5.Promenade Underarm Turn

 Waltz (Timing: 1, 2, 3)

    Technique: Rise and Fall through knees, legs and feet

 1.Box Step
 2.Turning Box
 3.Progressive Change Step
 4.Box Underarm Turn

 Tango (Timing: Slow, slow, quick, quick, slow)

    Technique: Mimics Cat stalking movements for leader

 1.     Tango Walks
 2.     Back Corte

 Cha Cha (Timing: 1, 2, 3, 4, and 1)

    Technique: Weight projected slightly forward. Latin motion (place foot first, then transfer weight and settle hip over foot)

 1.Basic
 2.Crossover breaks

 Rumba (Timing: Slow, quick, quick)

    Technique: Weight projected slightly forward. Latin motion (place foot first, then transfer weight and settle hip over foot)

  1.Box Step
  2.Turning Box
  3.Box Underarm Turn

​ Country Two Step review

 Forest Lake Community education class Winter 2020

 Timing:Quick, Quick, Slow, Slow
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 Technique:Footwork: Try to keep all steps passing steps (Not closing the feet)
 The movement should be smooth, like you are ice skating
 Pre-leads: Leader guides hand opposite direction before leading a turn
 (this is done on the beat before the turn commences)
 Combinations: Leaders: work to combine moves that would flow
 nicely together, such as Hammerlock to Cuddle/Wrap position.

 Steps

 1. Basic Step
 2. Outside Turns
 3. Inside Turns
 4. Double Turns
 5. She Goes/He Goes Turn
 6. Promenade Step
 7. Promenade OutsideTurn
 8. Promenade Outside Double Turn
 9. Promenade solo mirrored turn
 10. Promenade Inside Turn to Hand to Hand
 11.Cuddle/Wrap
 12.Cuddle/Wrap Check Turns
 13.Hammerlock to Cuddle/Wrap
 14.Behind Back Hand Switch and Turn
 15. Sweetheart
 16. Sweetheart Check Turns
 17. Free Spin (1 and a ½ revolutions)
 18. Zig Zag
 19. Pivot Turn 

 Line Dance: BOOT SCOOT to the song Boot Scootin' Boogie