COUPLE/ProAm DANCING

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DANCE CATEGORIES

Waltz

Basic Timing

123456 or 12345 & 6

Alternative Timing

S S S S S S or S S S S QQ S

Description

A progressive dance that uses patterns that move diagonally and is performed with Rise & Fall accentuated with Swing & Sway

NightClub

Basic Timing

12 & 34 &

Alternative Timing

S QQ S QQ

Description

A stationary dance with linear and geometric patterns performed with draping sway and counter sway, shaping actions, emphasizing developed slows.

Triple Two

Basic Timing

1_2_3 & 4 –5 & 6 or 1 –2 –3 & 4 –5 – 6 –7 & 8

Alternative Timing

S S QQ S QQ S or S S QQ S S S QQ

Description

A smooth, progressive dance with looped and laced patterns performed with curved sway and shaping actions, emphasizing connected feathers

West Coast Swing

Basic Timing

123 & 45 & 6 or 123 & 4567 & 8

Alternative Timing

 S S QQ S QQ S or S S QQ S S S QQ

Description

A smooth, stationary dance with slotted patterns and rhythm accents, emphasizing back-beat.

Two Step

Basic Timing

123_5 or 123 567 or 12345_7

Alternative Timing

QQ S S or QQ S QQ S or QQ QQ S S

Description

A progressive smooth dance with weaved patterns and rhythm accents that separate the quicks and slows, emphasizing slows

Cha Cha

Basic Timing

1234 & 5678 &

Alternative Timing

S S S QQ S S S QQ or S QQ S QQ S QQ S

Description

A stationary dance with intersecting patterns performed with Cuban Motion, emphasizing the first beat of each measure

Polka

Basic Timing

1 & 23 & 45 & 67 & 8

Alternative Timing

QQ S QQ S QQ S QQ S

Description

Is a progressive dance with stream lined patterns performed with Lilt motion, emphasizing downward action on counts

East Coast Swing

Basic Timing

1 & 23 & 456 or 1 & 2345 & 678

Alternative Timing

QQ S QQ S S S or QQ S S S QQ S S

Description

A stationary dance that uses rotary patterns and is performed with semi-cuban, emphasizing downward compression

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