Ballroom Dancing - How to Foxtrot

Ballroom Dancing - How to Foxtrot

Ballroom Dancing - Components of the Foxtrot

Ballroom Dancing - Components of the Foxtrot

Ballroom Dancing - Basic Foxtrot Pattern

Ballroom Dancing - Basic Foxtrot Pattern

Ballroom Dancing - Foxtrot Posture and Framing

Ballroom Dancing - Foxtrot Posture and Framing

Ballroom Dancing - Foxtrot Rise and Fall

Ballroom Dancing - Foxtrot Rise and Fall

Ballroom Dancing - Foxtrot Swing and Sway

Ballroom Dancing - Foxtrot Swing and Sway

Ballroom Dancing - Basic Foxtrot Left Turn

Ballroom Dancing - Basic Foxtrot Left Turn

Ballroom Dancing - Basic Foxtrot Promenade

Ballroom Dancing - Basic Foxtrot Promenade

Ballroom Dancing - Foxtrot Recap

Ballroom Dancing - Foxtrot Recap

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Salsa Dance Recap

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Salsa Dance - Basic Scallop

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Salsa Dance - Open Break and Underarm Turn

Salsa Dance - Basic Posture and Framing

Salsa Dance - Basic Posture and Framing

Salsa Dance - Basic Footwork

Salsa Dance - Basic Footwork

Salsa Dance - The Basic Components

Salsa Dance - The Basic Components

Salsa Dance

Salsa Dance

Swing Dance Recap

Swing Dance Recap

Swing Dance - Basic Underarm Back Pass

Swing Dance - Basic Underarm Back Pass

Swing Dance - Basic Underarm Left Turn

Swing Dance - Basic Underarm Left Turn

Swing Dance - Basic Posture and Hold

Swing Dance - Basic Posture and Hold

Swing Dance - Basic Footwork

Swing Dance - Basic Footwork

Swing Dance - Basic Components

Swing Dance - Basic Components

Swing Dance

Swing Dance

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Ballroom Dancing - Cha Cha Recap

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Ballroom Dancing - Cha Cha Crossover Break with Walk Around Turn

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Ballroom Dancing - The Cha Cha Open Break and Underarm Turn

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Ballroom Dancing - The Cha Cha Posture and Hold

Ballroom Dancing - The Basic Pattern of the Cha Cha

Ballroom Dancing - The Basic Pattern of the Cha Cha

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Ballroom Dancing - Components of the Cha Cha

Ballroom Dancing - The Cha Cha

Ballroom Dancing - The Cha Cha

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Ballroom Dancing - Rumba Recap

Ballroom Dancing - Rumba Open Break and Underarm Turn

Ballroom Dancing - Rumba Open Break and Underarm Turn

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Ballroom Dancing - Rumba Fifth Position Rocks

Ballroom Dancing - The Basic Rumba Posture

Ballroom Dancing - The Basic Rumba Posture

Ballroom Dancing - The Basic Rumba Pattern

Ballroom Dancing - The Basic Rumba Pattern

Ballroom Dancing - Components of the Rumba

Ballroom Dancing - Components of the Rumba

Ballroom Dancing - The Rumba

Ballroom Dancing - The Rumba

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Ballroom Dancing - Tango Recap

Ballroom Dancing - The Basic Tango Lunge

Ballroom Dancing - The Basic Tango Lunge

Ballroom Dancing - The Tango Promenade

Ballroom Dancing - The Tango Promenade

Ballroom Dancing - Staccato Footwork for the Tango

Ballroom Dancing - Staccato Footwork for the Tango

Ballroom Dancing - Basic Tango Posture

Ballroom Dancing - Basic Tango Posture

Ballroom Dancing - The Basic Tango Pattern

Ballroom Dancing - The Basic Tango Pattern

Ballroom Dancing - The Tango

Ballroom Dancing - The Tango

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Waltz Recap

How to Waltz - Underarm Turns

How to Waltz - Underarm Turns

Waltz Hesitations

Waltz Hesitations

How to Waltz - Swing and Sway

How to Waltz - Swing and Sway

How to Waltz - Rise and Fall

How to Waltz - Rise and Fall

How to Waltz - Posture and Framing

How to Waltz - Posture and Framing

How to Waltz - Basic Pattern

How to Waltz - Basic Pattern

Waltz Components

Waltz Components

How to Waltz

How to Waltz

Ballroom Dancing - Foxtrot Recap

Ballroom Dancing - Foxtrot Recap

Ballroom Dancing - Basic Foxtrot Promenade

Ballroom Dancing - Basic Foxtrot Promenade

Ballroom Dancing - Basic Foxtrot Left Turn

Ballroom Dancing - Basic Foxtrot Left Turn

Ballroom Dancing - Foxtrot Swing and Sway

Ballroom Dancing - Foxtrot Swing and Sway

Ballroom Dancing - Foxtrot Rise and Fall

Ballroom Dancing - Foxtrot Rise and Fall

Ballroom Dancing - Foxtrot Posture and Framing

Ballroom Dancing - Foxtrot Posture and Framing

Ballroom Dancing - Basic Foxtrot Pattern

Ballroom Dancing - Basic Foxtrot Pattern

Ballroom Dancing - Components of the Foxtrot

Ballroom Dancing - Components of the Foxtrot

Ballroom Dancing - How to Foxtrot

Ballroom Dancing - How to Foxtrot

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Sexy Dance Into Fitness

Perfect Prom Etiquette

Perfect Prom Etiquette

Wow With Your First Wedding Dance

Wow With Your First Wedding Dance

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Introduction to Bollywood Dance Basics

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Steps to the Verse of the Song Desi Girl

Steps to the Second Verse of the Song Desi Girl

Steps to the Second Verse of the Song Desi Girl

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Steps to the Chorus of the Song Desi Girl

Steps to the Second Chorus of the Song Desi Girl

Steps to the Second Chorus of the Song Desi Girl

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How to Prepare for Your First Dance at Your Wedding

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Advanced Pole Dancing Inverts

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How to Hula Dance

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Terry Dean

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Terry now offers a comprehensive selection of ballroom lessons at the NEW onlineballroomlessons.com, and he is the owner and principal male dance instructor of Terry Deans Dance Studio, in Charlottesville, Virginia. He has been teaching ballroom dancing for more than 30 years and opened his own successful studio following a 19 year career with Arthur Murray Dance Studios. Terry has received accolades for his choreography and has been honored as Virginia State Top Studio and Top Teacher twice. He and his staff teach students of all levels, whether they are interested in social dancing, exhibition dancing, or competitive ballroom dance sport. He has led many of his students to win top level gold medal competitions, and he is pleased to share his expertise with you today.

Ballroom Dancing - Foxtrot Swing and Sway

Professional dance instructor Terry Dean breaks down the foxtrot swing and sway.

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Hi, I am Terry Dean from Terry Deans Dance Studio. Were teaching the Foxtrot. In foxtrot, were going to have an action which we call Swing and an action which we call Sway. Swing is going to be an action when were going forward and back, like youre on a swing. When you go forward, your hips go forward and when you go back your hips go back as if you were sitting on a swing. What happens is, like Cindy is demonstrating, when my hips go forward, her hips go back, and when my hips go back, her hips come forward. This is swing. One of the things that youll find out is that when you learn swing properly, you have to go down on your legs and youll be able to take longer steps if you swing. So the idea in all of the smooth dances is to get really long steps. So, when Im stepping forward, I go down and I swing and get a really big step; when I swing back I can really reach back far and get a big step as long as Im swinging. And of course if were in position, we swing, we swing, we swing, swing, swing, swing, good! Next one is going to be Sway. Sway goes from side to side. So, as I step to my right side, my body will sway, my right side will lift up. As I go to the left side, my body will sway, my left side lifts up. Im always going down in the knees and swaying up - and sway, and sway and sway. Of course when the man sways in one direction the lady sways the other. So Im going to my right, shes swaying to her left; if Im swaying to my left, she is swaying to her right. Sway, sway, very good. Now we kind of put it into the dance step so that you can see what it looks like with the basic step. And Im going forward, Im going to swing forward, and I go side Im going to sway to my left her right. Swing and Sway. So the idea is, if I did it flat, it would look like this; step, step, side step, step, step, side step - very flat and there is no upper body movement. If I do it with Swing and Sway, my body goes down and then sways up. It gives it a much more dimension from left to right and right to left; swing and sway. That Swing and Sway is very important to make your foxtrot look elegant. The next thing were going to do is the basic left turn, so you can maneuver around the floor.

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