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How to Turn – Part 2

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Ballroom dance turnsIn part 1 of “how to turn series” we focused on the spotting element. In this part 2 we will be focusing on the footwork element to help you improve your turns. In the video we give you 3 turn examples and explain why footwork is so important.

Technique lesson: How to turn Part 2
Level: All levels

How to turn Part 2

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How to Turn – Part 1

by Leon Turetsky · 0 comments

How to turn in dancingIn this Part 1 of the “How to Turn” series I will be focusing on “spotting” as the first element to improve your turns in your dancing. Stay tuned for parts 2 and 3.

Technique lesson: How to turn Part 1
Level: All levels

How to turn video

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Dance lesson WaltzThe closed Twinkle step has arrived. This move is fairly simple but looks very advanced. Both the gentleman and lady turn to promenade and back to closed position. This step allows for the lady to do a nice styling with her head position.

Dance: Waltz
Move: Closed Twinkle
Level: Beginner
Closed Twinkle Video Lesson

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Swing dancing moveHere is a Swing move that is like a mini combo. In this intermediate move you will learn a lot of fun moves including walks, taps and kicks. Have fun!

Dance: Swing
Move: Walks, Taps & Kicks
Level: Intermediate
Watch this Swing lesson

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Waltz turning dance lessonsHere is the Waltz basic step turning to the left. The steps are exactly the same as for basic step, except we turn it on the second part of the box.

Dance: Waltz
Move: Box turning the left
Level: Beginner
Watch this dance lesson

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Waltz basic stepWe are happy to introduce a new dance to our existing repertoire – Waltz! Here is the Waltz basic step video lesson. It is a box step and in this lesson we break everything down to help you get it.

Dance: Waltz
Move: Basic step (The box step)
Level: Beginner
Waltz basic step

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Cha Cha lock stepsWe already covered the forward lock steps technique. This time we break down the back locksteps in Cha Cha. Learn the foot positions, footwork and hip action used in your locksteps.

Dance: Cha Cha
Move: Back Lockstep technique
Level: All Levels
Back Locksteps Technique

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