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

Advanced Pole Dancing Inverts

Advanced Pole Dancing Inverts

How to Hula Dance

How to Hula Dance

Advanced Jazz Dancing

Advanced Jazz Dancing

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Terry Dean

Ballroom Dancing Expert , Terry Dean’s Ballroom Dance Studio

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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 - Swing and Sway

Dance expert Terry Dean demonstrates how to do the waltz swing and sway when ballroom dancing.

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Terry Dean: Hi! I am Terry Dean from Terry Dean's Dance Studio. We are teaching the waltz.

Now, it's very important when we do the waltz that we have a ballroom dance element called rise and fall. Rise and fall is pretty much what it sounds like. It's up and down action, which is kind of like carousel, so the waltz has it's beautiful floating up and down action. It's not very hard to do; however, it does require balance.

So, one of the first things you have to learn to do is learn how to stand on your toes. So, let's just start with that action. First of all, we are going to take our feet side apart and we are going to lift up our heels. Now, I am going to turn myself to the camera for a second so that you can see this. My feet are side apart and I am going to lift my heels up and then I am going to lower my heels down. My heels up, and my heels down.

So, the basic idea is that when you are going up in your toe, you have to be able to balance this and then you come down softly. When we are talking about rise and fall, we are talking about going down first that's the down part then coming up and then back down again. We always go down on the one up on the two, three, at the end of three we come down. One, two, three, down, one, two, three, down. Now, it's very important that when you are doing the rise and fall that the timing is synchronized with your partner, so that you both go up and come down at the same time.

So, I am going to demonstrate with Cindy us going down together, down on the one, up on the toes on the two, three, down again, one, two, three, one, two, three, one two, three, one, two, three, one, two, three, very good. So, when we are dancing the raise and fall is very much an important part and we remember that what is happening is we are down on the one count, we are raising up on the two count all the way up on the three count, at the end of the three we start lowering down, down on the one count, up on the two, lowering at the end of three and starting over again. That ends technique in the waltz. Now, we are going to do is another pattern. So, what we going to do is the hesitations and that will be the next waltz step we do.