A FREE Dance Tip Video with Brandon Detty describing and demonstrating with partner Stephanie Swain how to prep movements like turns in the Country Western Two Step.
A Swing dance tip focusing on Lindy Hop at the Pattie Wells' Dancetime Center with Joel Plys and partner Jackie O'Neal. This swing dance tip is about creating stretch in your Lindy Hop for better connection and lead/following. This technique gives a smooth, consistent feeling for the Lindy Hop. Joel discusses and demonstrates the concetp of feeling the stretch in Lindy Hop using a thera-band.
A dance tip with Pattie Wells and Brandon Detty explaining how to distinguish downbeats & upbeats in West Coast swing, waltz and many other types of music for dancing that includes a short demo of how to use the downbeat to start the West Coast swing.
How To Listen And Understand Dance Music is the first in a series Dance Tip Videos on listening and understanding dance music. Brandon Detty explains how to first listen to the beats, then how to distinguish the two beat increments called units and finally how to continue hearing the beats and establishing the timing of a song through additional layers of music. He uses several rhythms to demonstrate this technique including samba and cha cha. Future dance music lessons will be available on Dancetime's website in the Dance Resources section.
A dance tip with Joel Plys and Jackie O'Neal about keeping the connected hand stationary to help diminish the noise when leading and following in swing dancing including Lindy hop, jitterbug, West Coast swing, Collegiate shag, Carolina shag and Balboa.
Brandon Detty and Stephanie Swain offer some a great tip about creating perfect pivots in any dance! They demonstrate how to do this through a demo on foxtrot. Included is technique used in pivoting action, 4th position footwork and how to turn the upper torso to get better pivots.
A Dance Tip video about contra body motion (CBM) and contra body motion position (CBMP) and how this technique is used in various different dance genres including the American smooth & rhyhm dances, both East and West Coast swing and Lindy hop with Brandon Detty in beautiful San Diego at Mission Bay.
A dance tip with Brandon Detty & Stephanie Swain covering left turn techniques including positioning, contra body movement and taking turns moving past your partner turning left down the ballroom dance floor.
A Dance Tip by David Nguyen covering a technique we call "Flex and Drive" for all forms of smooth dance including American & Interntional waltz, foxtrot, tango and Viennese waltz.
A Nightclub 2-Step dance tip featuring David Nguyen. David shares a Nightclub 2-Step dance tip on incorporating a lateral moving breaking action to create a more fluid, traveling Nightclub Two Step movement.
A Hustle dance tip at the Pattie Wells' Dancetime Center offered by David Nguyen, resident hustle dance pro at the Dancetime Center. David discusses and demonstrates how to incorporate upper body rotation to achieve a smoother, more aesthetic look for the hustle.
A jitterbug swing dance tip on several elements to improve the look and feel of your swing dancing including getting a better connection, rotating your basic and not falling back on the rock step, with Pattie Wells and David Nguyen.
A dance tip on the back walking action for the smooth ballroom dance genres by Trevor Davidson at the Pattie Wells' Dancetime Center, San Diego, CA.
Trevor Davidson covers using a rolling action for heel leads in American smooth dancing.
A dance tip by Trevor Davidson describing and demonstrating the correct foot position for Latin dancing.
A dance tip video brought to you by Pattie Wells' Dancetime Center with professional dance instructor, David Nguyen discusses and demonstrates how to improve your Latin dancing by stretching the space between the weighted steps in the rumba and cha cha.
https://www.dancetime.com/dance-styles/swing-dancing/ A dance tip on swing rhythms at the beautiful Mission Bay in San Diego with Brandon Detty.