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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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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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Dance tip In this lesson we will teach the ladies how to do arm styling in the Rumba. We break it down into 3 simple to follow steps so that you can get the full motion. Enjoy!

Move: Ladies technique tip – Arm Styling
Level: All Levels
WATCH DANCE LESSON

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Dance tipToday’s tip applies to both leaders and followers. We are using a Cha Cha combination as an example to teach you a very important lesson about your holding arm.

Move: Dance Technique Tip
Level: All Levels
WATCH DANCE TIP

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Rumba stepsToday we are introducing a new series just for ladies out there. In this series we’ll be giving technique and styling tips applicable to followers. This first tip is about keeping your elbow at a 90 degree angle for all turns.

Dance: Rumba
Move: Ladies series tip #1 – Elbow tip
Level: All Levels
Elbow Tip for Turns

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Dance lessons onlineIn this dancing lesson we break down the technique of doing “spot turns”. We cover the foot positions, the amounts of turn, brushing and leg styling. The spot turn figure is done a lot in Rumba and Cha Cha either solo or underarm – so it will be very useful to you!

Figure: Spot Turn Technique
Level: All Levels
MASTER YOUR TURNS NOW

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Learn how to Cha ChaLearn to dance the Forward locksteps in today’s technique lesson. We cover the foot positions, footwrok, hip action and give additional tips to make your locksteps look good.

Dance: Cha Cha
Move: Fwd Locksteps Technique
Level: All Levels
LEARN TO DANCE NOW

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