How to Waltz

How to Waltz

Waltz Components

Waltz Components

How to Waltz - Basic Pattern

How to Waltz - Basic Pattern

How to Waltz - Posture and Framing

How to Waltz - Posture and Framing

How to Waltz - Rise and Fall

How to Waltz - Rise and Fall

How to Waltz - Swing and Sway

How to Waltz - Swing and Sway

Waltz Hesitations

Waltz Hesitations

How to Waltz - Underarm Turns

How to Waltz - Underarm Turns

Waltz Recap

Waltz Recap

Salsa Dance Recap

Salsa Dance Recap

Salsa Dance - Basic Scallop

Salsa Dance - Basic Scallop

Salsa Dance - Open Break and Underarm Turn

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

Ballroom Dancing - Cha Cha Recap

Ballroom Dancing - Cha Cha Recap

Ballroom Dancing - Cha Cha Crossover Break with Walk Around Turn

Ballroom Dancing - Cha Cha Crossover Break with Walk Around Turn

Ballroom Dancing - The Cha Cha Open Break and Underarm Turn

Ballroom Dancing - The Cha Cha Open Break and Underarm Turn

Ballroom Dancing - The Cha Cha Posture and Hold

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

Ballroom Dancing - Components of the Cha Cha

Ballroom Dancing - Components of the Cha Cha

Ballroom Dancing - The Cha Cha

Ballroom Dancing - The Cha Cha

Ballroom Dancing - Rumba Recap

Ballroom Dancing - Rumba Recap

Ballroom Dancing - Rumba Open Break and Underarm Turn

Ballroom Dancing - Rumba Open Break and Underarm Turn

Ballroom Dancing - Rumba Fifth Position Rocks

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

Ballroom Dancing - Tango Recap

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

Waltz Recap

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

Sexy Dance Into Fitness

Sexy Dance Into Fitness

Perfect Prom Etiquette

Perfect Prom Etiquette

Wow With Your First Wedding Dance

Wow With Your First Wedding Dance

Introduction to Bollywood Dance Basics

Introduction to Bollywood Dance Basics

Steps to the Verse of the Song Desi Girl

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

Steps to the Chorus of the Song Desi Girl

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

How to Prepare for Your First Dance at Your Wedding

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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Advanced Jazz Dancing

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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.

How to Waltz - Basic Pattern

Dance expert Terry Dean demonstrates how to do the basic waltz pattern.

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Terry Dean: Hi! I am Terry Dean from Terry Deans Dance Studio. Now, what we are going to teach you, is the ballroom dance box step.

The box step is the basic step for the waltz. When we think in terms of the box step, we are going to think of the top of the box and the bottom of the box. The man will be doing the top of the box, while the lady does bottom of the box and vice versa. So, what we are going to do is start first of all with the top of the box, where it's going to be made of the walking steps and side steps. The man will step forward with his left foot forward then do side and then close on together then back, side, together is the bottom of the box. The top of the box forward, side, close, bottom of the box back, side, close, forward, side, close, back, side, close.

Now, I am going to do this with Cindy and you will notice that when I do the top of the box, she will do the bottom one, two, three, then she will come forward, one, two, three, box, side, step, walk, side, close that is the box step.

Now when doing the box step, the box step is going rotate. It's going to rotate to the left on each half of the box, we are going to rotate one quarter of a turn. So, if you are facing one wall, you will turn a quarter turn to another wall, which will be to left. So, I am going to start this with Cindy and we are going to turn a quarter of it turn to the left on each half of the box step. The first one goes one, two, three, I was a quarter of a turn one, two, three, another quarter, one, two, three, another quarter one, two, three, another quarter, and we are right back where we started.

So, every time you do a half of the box, you turn to the quarter turn left and you will get a wonderful rotation and it will make your waltz look beautiful.

Next thing what we are going to do is we are going to talk about the posture and the shaping of the waltz.

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