Ballroom dance steps

Dance turnsIn this last part of our “how to turn” series we will be talking about the “center”. I tried to make it very visual for the camera so everyone can see when my center is engaged and when it is not. The fact is without engaging it your turns will suffer from lack of control and balance.

Technique lesson: How to turn Part 3
Level: All levels

How to turn Part 3

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Rumba online dance lessonsThis intermediate rumba dance step is great for the dancers who want to spice up their Rumba. Here you will be doing a hammerlock turn with Rumba walks in a circle.

Dance: Rumba
Move: Hammerlock Walks
Level: Intermediate
RUMBA DANCE LESSON (CLICK HERE)

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ballroom dance onlineThe Slow underarm turn in the Waltz is a great turn in the Waltz. It consists of 6 steps for the ladies and 2 box steps for men. This move opens everything up and even allows for arm styling.

Dance: Waltz
Move: Slow Underarm Turn
Level: Beginner
Watch Lesson

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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

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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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