Spank the Baby

Feeling tired at a dance? Spanking the baby is a great way to wake yourself up. This is all about the attitude of committing to a movement. It's only silly if you think it's silly. If you sell it, the audience will buy it.

Shoe Shine

Jump onto one foot, extend the other and shine your shoe in 4-count rhythm. Some like to really touch their shoes, while others prefer to pretend to shine their shoes. Either way, it's a shoeshine.

Suzie Q

Front toe down! The front foot needs to be flat on the floor. The weight is focused on the heel of the front foot so you have the freedom to twist it, but for the love of all things Lindy.....keep that front toe down!


Kevin sees this as an attempt of dancers to mimic the look of ice skaters or roller skaters. It's straight forward and really fun to do at higher tempos.

Boogie Forward

As a concept, it's a very straight forward jazz step, but making it look good requires attitude, hips, arms, hands and a sense of style. Play with styling variations by watching yourself in the mirror.

Tabby the Cat

Jump onto two feet, split that weight, and then work that booty using a 4-count rhythm. The footwork is not complicated, so you gotta sell it! Get sassy and silly with this one.

Box Step

Almost every dance uses some variation of this movement. It's clean, simple, classic and ripe for variations.

Boogie Drops

Using full-time and half-time rhythm, boogie drops can be subtle but sexy. Weight shift control is imperative.


Hips hips hips! Rotate those hips while sitting into your movement to really accentuate this step. Both feet will be on the ground so be sure to commit to your weight-changes to make this move look great!

Eagle Slide

Commit to your inner eagle and you will soar. It combines kick-ball-change and half-time rhythm.