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medalist system

Dance; Ballroom

The universally recognized system which represents the various levels of dance proficiency. The levels are:

metronomic motion

Dance; Ballroom

Movement of the body or part of the body which emulates the swinging action of a metronome: An upper portion of the body travels at a faster rate of speed than a portion of the body below.


Dance; Ballroom

A description of the direction toward which the body is traveling, specifically when it is different from the body's facing alignment and/or pointing alignment.

moving foot

Dance; Ballroom

The foot that does not have the majority of body weight, being free enough to move.


Dance; Ballroom

A position of the feet in which the toes point away from each other.


Dance; Ballroom

The action of turning the feet against the floor.

twist turn

Dance; Ballroom

A type of turn executed on the spot, with both feet maintaining contact with the floor. The body weight is usually held between the feet.

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