Archive | October, 2007

Understanding the Clave

By Frank Regan   1st measure 2nd measure 3/2 CLAVE  1   &   2   &   3   &   4   & ^        ^       ^   1   &   2   &   3   &   4   & ^    ^   1st measure 2nd measure 2/3 CLAVE   1   &   2   &   3   &   4   & ^    ^ 1   &   2   &   3   […]

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Leading the Running Right Turn vs. Natural Spin Turn

by Wayne Crowder Fellow, ISTD We often hear the Running Right Turn in Quickstep being broken down into a Natural Pivot Turn, 1-3 of a Foxtrot Natural Turn, and a Running Finish. Problems occur when a couple dances step 5 of the figure. How does the Lady distinguish step 5 of the Natural Spin Turn […]

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