Synopses & Reviews
This second edition of "Social Dance: Steps to Success" presents step-by-step instruction allowing anyone to become proficient in social dance technique. The addition of three new dances gives readers a repertoire of eight popular styles to choose from.
Table of Contents
Posture, centering, and frame : moving like a dancer -- Music structure : hearing reliable cues in the music -- Ear-foot coordination : connecting with the music -- Partner dynamics and etiquette : communicating effectively -- Basic steps, transitions, and variations : preparing to dance -- Foxtrot : dancing regally -- Swing : looking jazzy -- Waltz : moving stately -- Polka : having fun -- Cha-cha : being flirtatious -- Rumba : reflecting romance -- Tango : expressing attitude -- Salsa/mambo : adding flavor -- Rules of the road : demonstrating good floor craft -- Turn technique and styling : looking good on the dance floor -- More dance options : adjusting to new situations -- Rating your progress.