Level 2 Advanced Beginner Partnerwork

LESSON 1 - MULTIPLE SPINS

The first move that I’d like to introduce for level 2 is multiple spins. Being able to follow/lead double spins is a central part of social dancing. In this tutorial we will show you the proper technique...

LESSON 2 - COPA

Strike a pose for the Copa! Think of this move as a quick direction change. The leader brings the follower towards him into a pose on the 1 and then quickly directs the follower away from him...

LESSON 3 - BASKET/BUTTERFLY

The Basket/Butterfly is a move where the leader moves around the girl. The two dancers are briefly trading places with one another. The footwork for the followers is essentially a modified basic...

LESSON 4 - COMBO PART 1

Putting it all together. Now that you’ve learned the Copa, Basket/Butterfly and the Snapout, it is time to put these skills together with our first level 2 combo.

LESSON 5 - WALKAROUND

The Walkaround will be the first move we teach you where two partners do not move along a line. Instead, it is exactly as the name suggests; the two partners walk around in a circle.

LESSON 6 - COMBO PART 2

There are different ways to perform a Double spin. We’ll start this combo with a variation known as a Touch & Go. Then we will apply everything that you’ve learned before from lessons 1 through 5...

LESSON 7 - CALLBACKS

The concept behind a Callback is instead of letting the follower complete their traveling turn, leaders redirect her into walking back along the slot returning her back to the starting point.