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Footwork Variation of the Fortnight #88!

This fortnight’s variation is Tap Side On

Sometimes you gotta take it to the side!

Lot’s of room for self-expression here! See if you can put your own spin on this shape.

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Footwork Variation of the Fortnight #87!

This fortnight’s variation is Breezy Knees!

Get a wiggle on!

Add some flashy arm movements to make this simple variation pop!

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The Charleston Stroll

Another choreographed line dance – the Charleston Stroll is a bit of an oddity…

I was greeted at class last week with a single side of printed A4 with lots of moves written out on it. 582 more words

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Off The Beaten Virtual Track

The Savoy Ballroom, known as, The Track, to the regulars, was a ballroom famed for creating many a swing dance including the spectacular Lindy Hop. 87 more words

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The Shim Sham

So apparently Lindy Hop comes with some choreographed troupe line dances that everyone somehow seems to know. It can be fairly guaranteed that when the opening bars of the Special Music come on, anyone within a five mile radius rushes to the floor to join in wherever and whenever you are. 321 more words

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Maria Mallan

It can sometimes be tricky to find role models for women who lead. The Leading Fraulein has been absolutely invaluable for discovering dancers and seeking inspiration as to the kind of leader I would like to become one day. 46 more words

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Footwork Variation of the Fortnight #86!

This fortnight’s variation is Dad Dancing!

Watch as the amazing Helen takes “Dad dancing” to a new level!

This simple variation has the follower coming in on the three which is a great skill to practice!

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