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Latin dance

Dance; Ballroom

A subset of the international style of ballroom dancing which includes Cha Cha, Samba, Rumba, Paso Doble, and Jive.

left cross turn

Dance; Ballroom

A half-turn to the left, consisting of 3 steps, where the left foot crosses in front of the right foot on the third step. This is also known in Viennese Waltz and International Tango as a Basic ...


Dance; Ballroom

The grandfather of all forms of Swing, named after Charles Lindberg, and originating at the Savoy ballroom in the 1930's as a modified form of Charleston done in dance position. Lindy Hop is ...

lindy timing

Dance; Ballroom

Eight-count timing as found in many of the Lindy basic actions, taken as follows: 1, 2, 3&4, 5, 6, 7&8, or 1&2, 3, 4, 5&6, 7, 8. The 8-count timing is used in almost all forms of swing, but is most ...


Dance; Ballroom

A basic International figure involving a Heel Turn for the man.

inside foot

Dance; Ballroom

The foot which is closer to the partner when in Promenade, Outside Partner, or Side-by-Side Position.

inside underarm turn

Dance; Ballroom

An underarm turn in which the lady turns to the left under the right hand, or to the right under the left hand.

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