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DANCE LESSON OF THE MONTH - SPINS & TURNS

Overview

Welcome to the March ( En castellano Marzo ) dance lesson: Spins & Turns. In this lesson, you will learn the fundamental concepts associated with all kinds of turns, including the the concept of rotation, axes, maintaining balance and posture, and spotting.

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In order to prepare yourself for this lesson, it will help you to have an understanding of the following concepts:

From the Technical Tips:

Posture
Foot Positions

From the Glossary of Terms:

Axis
Balance
Base
Blocks of Weight
Body Weight
Center and CPB
Directing a Turn
Directional Movement
Foot Pressure
Impetus
Pivot and Pivoting Action
Twist Turn (Heel-Ball)

And now, on to the lesson!

Lesson 1: Sides of the Body
Lesson 2: Two Types of Rotation
Lesson 3: Axes
Lesson 4: Using the Base to Turn
Lesson 5: Turns with the Right and Left Side Leading
Lesson 6: Spotting
Exercise 1: Turns on One Foot
Exercise 2: Basic Spotting
Exercise 3: Spotting and Side-Leading Turns
Quiz

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