Lesson1: The Basic Pattern Let's Dance To begin, it is important to be able to distinguish the unique 3/4 rhythm of the Waltz. If you happen to own the Do It At Home Ballroom for Beginners CD or cassette, turn it to track # 1, 2 or 3 to become familiar with this rhythm. Let’s look at some basic styling techniques. To create the graceful gliding appearance that distinguishes the Waltz from other dances, it is essential to stand upright with your weight directly centered over your feet. (Click here to look up a word in our glossary.) Closed Position The Waltz is danced in Closed Position. The Waltz Box Step As you practice the following variation, begin practicing individually, and when you feel comfortable on your own, move into Closed Position and practice with your partner. The Basic pattern resembles a box, and can be broken down into two half boxes - a forward half box and a backward half box. Click here to proceed to the next Waltz lesson.
Wright House: Frank Lloyd, Orville and Wilbur, Steven... How Music Affects the Body Six Ways the Mozart Effect Can Bring Well-Being Into Our Lives From the books THE MOZART EFFECT: Tapping the Power of Music to Heal the Body, Strengthen the Mind and Unlock the Creative Spirit by Don Campbell; Copyright © 1997 by Don G. Campbell and THE MOZART EFFECT FOR CHILDREN: Awakening Your Child’s Mind, Health and Creativity with Music by Don Campbell; Copyright © 2000 by Don G. Campbell, Inc. Reprinted by permission of William Morrow, and Imprint of HarperCollins Publishers. What is this magical medium that moves, enchants, energizes and heals us? In an instant, music can uplift our soul. Music can dance and sing our blues away. Music is a holy place, a cathedral so majestic that we can sense the magnificence of the universe, and also a hovel so simple and private that none of us can plumb its deepest secrets. Music helps plants grow, drives our neighbors to distraction, lulls children to sleep, and marches men to war. Yet it is more than all of these things.
Dance Step Diagrams Dance step diagrams are very helpful to those who are visual learners, and vital to those who are attempting to learn any form of dance outside of a formal studio environment. Thanks to the Internet, there are plenty of diagrams available for free. The Importance of Dance Step Diagrams There are a lot of great reasons to use dance step diagrams. Namely, they can be very helpful for those who are self-taught in social dance, or those who would like a light review of any dance form. If you will be using diagrams, make sure they are easy to read and of high quality. Types of Diagrams A dance step diagram can be in many different forms. A secondary form of diagramming is the sketch or use of dance photographs to teach a specific step. Finally, there are 3-D dance diagrams that can be created exclusively on a computer, using software programs such as DanceForms. Where to Find Diagrams If you're willing to pay a fee to learn social dance, a site like Salsa Boot Camp is a great place to start.
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Learn to dance Waltz with Ballroomdancers.com 1. Left Box (Reverse) Turn Although Waltz has no one definitive basic step per-se, the Left Box Turn is often chosen as the starting point for most newcomers to the dance, and so it is sometimes though of as the Waltz basic step. Many people simply call it the "Box Step", because when taken without any turn, the steps which make up the pattern outline the four corners of a box, as can be seen in the diagram: For the sake of simplicity, the diagram illustrates a Box Step taken without turn. The actual amount of turn that one can take over the course of the six steps is optional -- anywhere between 1/8 and 3/4 turn may be applied, depending on the dancers' skill level and the purpose of the movement. Advanced dancers will actually use the Left Box Turn to travel down the line of dance, but this must be done in a very specific way.
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