Teaching Videos for Beginners Level

We teach these routines at our Group Classes on Thursdays at Holland Park, London. Happy practicing!

Social Foxtrot


Basic Forward and Back
Promenade
Sway
Corner Rock Step
Promenade with Underarm Turn
Rock Turn in the corner

Slow Waltz


1-3 Natural Turn
LF Change Step back
1 -3 Reverse Turn
LF Change Step  forward
Natural Turn
RF Change Step
Reverse Turn
Whisk
Chasse from Promenade
1-3 Natural Turn
Natural Hesitation
1 -3 Reverse Turn
Progressive Chasse

Tango


Basic Step
Side Lunge
Rocking Step
Slow Promenade
Backward Lunge
Fast Promenade
Ladies Under Arm Turn
Walks
Progressive Link
Closed Promenade

Quickstep


Quarter Turn
Progressive Chasse
Half Natural & Hesitation
Progressive Chasse
Lockstep Forward
Half Natural
Lockstep Back
Running Finish

Salsa


Basic forward and back
Basic side to side
Ladies Underarm Turn
Chasse to Side
Ladies three step turn to left
New Yorkers x 3
Ladies Underarm Turn
Man Turn with change of hands behind the back

Rumba


Basic Step x 3
Underarm Turn
New York x 3
Spot Turn to Left
Shoulder to Shoulder
Box Step/Walk
Underarm Turn
Hand in Hand
Spot Turn to Left

Cha-Cha-Cha


Basic Step
Basic with Underarm Turn to Right
New Yorker x 3
Spot Turn to Left (for man)
Three Cha-Chas to Right and Left with Sport Turn
Shoulder to Shoulder
Box Step finished with Underarm Turn to R
Pretzel 
Underarm Turn to R

Samba


Reverse Samba Box Step
Whisk
Stationary Samba Walk
Botafogo
Progressive Volta R & L
Circular Volta

International Jive


Basic in closed hold
Change of Place Right to Left and back
Basic in open hold
Change of Hands Behind the Back
Repeat 
Link and Whip
Slow Promenade Walks finished with two chasses

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