Lessons

Turning is both fun and challenging. The best way to have fun on the dance floor is to increase your technical skills. Use these forward one-foot turning drills to build a base technique. When applied to partner dancing details change, but the core concepts are the same. Mastering personal body control is crucial to being a supportive and effective dance partner.

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These warm-up exercises simultaneously prepare your body for a more rigor workout while teaching you fundamental muscle isolations that every dancer can benefit from. Don't worry about being perfect. These drills require repetition to master. Just follow along and do the best you can. The critical concept is repetition. We suggest beginning all your training sessions with at least one of these videos.
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So you now have all these fun things to say, but do you know when to say them? Let's start curating the experience and make sure we are dancing to the music. Here are some of my favorite phrase enders that are not only great Trading Moves but also a clear sign I’m picking up what the band is throwing down.
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Once you're comfortable with your yoyos, let's throw in some turns. Yup, this is for both the Leader and the Follower.
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More tuck turns! What else could we possibly show you? Check it out to up your game.
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Swing outs are a ton of fun, and so are these variations. Followers, did you know that you could make all of this happen? Leaders, check out when you're listening for the key pieces of information to help make the magic happen.
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We hope your solo turning skills are up to par because this move is going to challenge them.
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Yeehaw! Throw that hand behind your back when you're ready and then unwind yourself at your ideal speed. Leaders, please note where the Follower is putting their hand....perhaps you'll learn a thing or two about what's comfortable for them!
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An eight-count figure, starting in closed position, going into open, and then returning to closed. But who moves when? Let's find out!
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You've completed Part 1 and now you're ready for more! This builds on all of the concepts from earlier so make sure you're comfortable with that technique before you move on.
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