Charleston variation

Ali and Katja show a fun charleston variation.

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Teachers: Ali Taghavi and Katja Uckermann
http://www.aliandkatja.com/

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Basic Tandem Charleston

Kenny and Jesse show the basic Tandem Charleston.

Follow the instructions in the video.

- Tandem is often also known as Shadow Charleston, Back to Back Charleston, Back Charleston.
- You will learn more about how to get into and out off Tandem in the Intermediate section.
- When in Tandem make sure that you swing your arms in a relaxed manner

Teachers: Kenny Nelson and Jesse Hanus
www.swingindenver.com and http://www.jessehanus.com

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Swing Dance Partnering

Ali and Katja show how to lead and follow direction changes in Charleston rhythm.

Here Ali and Katja show how the leaders lead changes of directions in side by side position with basic Charleston footwork (also known as Groove walk footwork).

Key points for leaders:
- Make sure that you lean slightly in the direction you want to go with your follow. This way you show your follower with your body where she is supposed to go. This is called putting yourself in a leading position.
- Make sure that when you are walking you are very relaxed this way you can tense your body when you want to change direction and the contrast between your relaxed state on tensed state tells the follower that a new direction is coming up.

Key points for followers:
- Make sure that you do not lean when yours leader leans to change direction. The best way for you to feel his lean is to stay upright.
- But you should always respond to your leaders tension release by tensing up and releasing when your leader does it.

Teachers: Ali Taghavi and Katja Uckermann
http://www.aliandkatja.com/

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Side by side

Kevin and Jo show side by side lead and follow technique (part 3 of 4).

The moves in this video are:
- Side by side lead and follow technique.

Follow the instructions in the video.

Teachers: Kevin St. Laurent and Jo Hoffberg
http://www.920special.com and http://johoffberg.com/ and http://www.kevinstlaurent.com/bio.php

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Swing routine

Michael and Claire show a small routine.

In this video they break down a short routine that includes some Charleston and Lindy basics with a playful element.

Follow the instructions in the video.

Teachers: Michael Terkowski and Claire Oldfield
http://www.920special.com

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2011 Stompology Stomp-off full routine

In this video Jessy is showing a review of the Stompology Stomp-Off show from the 2010 and 2011 routine.

The moves in this video are:
- (From 2010)
1: Stomp-Off
2: Lockstep
3: Gaze Afar
4: Over the Top
(From 2011)
5: New Stomp-Off
6: Shorty George
7: Boogie Forward
8: Heels

Follow the instructions in the video.

Teacher: Jessy
http://www.stompology.com

The song is “Don’t Be That Way” by Lionel Hampton.

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2011 Stompology Stomp-Off Part 4

Evita shows the fourth part of the Stompology Stomp-Off 2011.

Follow the instructions in the video.

Teacher: Evita Arce

http://evitaarce.blogspot.com/

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2011 Stompology Stomp-Off Part 2

Laura shows the second part of the Stompology Stomp-Off 2011.

Follow the instructions in the video.

Teacher: Laura Glaess
http://www.lauraglaess.com/

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20s Charleston and more moves

Marcus and Janie show some 20s Charleston and variations.

The moves in this video are:
- Basic 20s Charleston.
- Rock step cross and turn.
- Rock step cross, rock step cross,
- Single, single, double (with slide back and jump out).
- Turn around.
- Fly charleston.

Follow the instructions in the video.

Teachers: Marcus Coker and Janie Austin
http://www.itsaboutmomentum.com

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Solo Charleston variations

Marcus show a few Charleston variations.

The moves in this video are:
- Basic 20s Charleston
- Basic with kicks also known as 30s Charleston.
- 30s Charleston with a sweep.
- 30s Charleston with a swoop.
- 30s Charleston with a touch the floor.
- 30s Charleston with extra kicks.
- Crossovers.
- Bi lateral cross steps also known as Run on the log.

Follow the instructions in the video.

Teacher: Marcus Coker
http://www.itsaboutmomentum.com

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