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 Wedding Dance Workshop - Forest Lake Comm Ed- Fall 2021
Nightclub Two Step
Timing: slow, quick, quick
Notes: Allow arms/frame to breathe as you step back

1. Basic: Leader starts left foot: side step (Side, rock step, side rock step)

Polka
Timing: a, 1, 2, 3, a, 1, 2, 3
Notes: weight over the balls of the feet, small steps

1. Basic: Leader starts left foot forward step (Left close left, right close right)

Slow Dance
Timing: 1, 2, 3, 4
Notes: keep knees soft, swaying action on side step

1. Basic: Leader starts left foot forward. (Forward, replace, side, replace) 
2. Promenade: (set up on count 4, walk on 1, 2)
3. Promenade Underarm turn

Swing (Single Step Swing)
Timing: slow. slow, quick, quick or 6 count: 1 2, 3 4, 5 6 (5-6 is the rock step)
Notes: Knees soft, weight over balls of feet including the rock step, spring connection, sway body side to side

1. Basic: Leader starts left foot in place or slightly to the side (sway then step, sway then step, rock step)
3. She goes/He goes (She goes clockwise, He goes counter-clockwise)

Waltz
Timing: 1, 2, 3
Notes: Formal hold, pendulum action (lower by bending knees as you step on count 1, gradually rise on 2, 3)

1. Box step: Leader starts left foot forward (Forward, side, close, back, side, close)

Note that for all partner dances partners position themselves parallel and offset slightly to the left of their partner

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