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Social Dance-3rd Edition


Moving like a dancer
Simply being aware of your posture while standing is only part of the image that you present to others. Dancers are movers. Thus, how you carry yourself while moving, which you do when you are walking or taking a series of dance steps, also says volumes about your self-confidence.
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Connecting with a partner
When you dance with a partner, you are sharing space that includes both of you. The basic partner positions used in this book are commonly used in social dancing (see figure 4.1, a-i). Each partner position described in the following paragraphs requires you to connect with a partner in a slightly different manner.
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Rhythmic Step Pattern for Cha-Cha
The cha-cha-cha steps (triple step) may be executed while traveling to either the right or the left side or in a forward or in a backward direction.
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One-hand around-the-world variation
The cross-body lead is a useful transition to smoothly connect many variations as well as to rotate 180 degrees with your partner. Start in a closed position and do a box step. The cross-body lead takes two repetitions of the rumba’s SQQ rhythm.
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Social Dance-3rd Edition
Steps to Success
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The third edition of Social Dance: Steps to Success presents easy-to-follow instruction for 10 of today’s most popular social dances. From fundamentals such as footwork and posture to communication and practice drills, this special book and DVD package is ideal for anyone wishing to perfect their moves on the dance floor.

© 2013
Book/DVD   344 pages
ISBN-13: 9780736095075



Regular Price: £20.99

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