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Swing Basics: Rock Step

One of the basic steps used in swing and almost all other dances is the rock step. Many beginners have trouble with this step because they don’t “change weight” properly when trying to do it. In swing the leader usually … Continue reading

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Cha-cha Cross Body Lead

The cross body lead is an important basic step in cha-cha. It lets you change positions with your partner as you lead her across your body — hence the name. Take a look at the video below to get a … Continue reading

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Cuddle (sweetheart) in East Coast Swing

In this article I describe the East Coast Cuddle step sometimes called the “sweetheart.” It can be done in either the City Swing rhythm (slow, slow, quick quick) or the Triple rhythm: (slow) (slow) quick – quick triple step, triple … Continue reading

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