Social Dance: Steps to Success - STS (Steps to Success Activity
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Social Dance: Steps to Success - STS (Steps to Success Activity

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Mixed media product 344 Pages / Published: 15/11/2012
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Feel confident on the dance floor-step by step! This third edition of Social Dance: Steps to Success will teach you all the moves for 10 of today's most popular dance styles:

Merengue

Four-count swing and hustle

Waltz

Six-count swing

Foxtrot

Polka

Cha-cha

Rumba

Tango

Salsa and mambo

The first few learning steps in this book introduce you to the foundational skills and concepts you need for success on the dance floor.

Each step you take is a smooth transition from the previous one. As you progress, you learn not only how your posture and footwork affect your balance but also how to connect your footwork with the music, adjust to a partner, make the transition between partner positions, and create sequences from variations of each dance's specific rhythmic step pattern.

Each of the steps also explains why the concept or skill is important, indentifies the keys to correcting technique, helps you avoid common errors, and provides drills to practice at your own pace. The later steps show how to demonstrate dance etiquette, including how to adapt to a crowded social dance floor. Best of all, the enclosed DVD provides you with 93 minutes of video demonstration and a music soundtrack with 19 tracks for practice and demonstrations of key movements, footwork, and the dances themselves.

Written by master teacher and dancer Judy Wright, this special book and DVD package is part of the best-selling Steps to Success activity series, with more than 2 million copies sold worldwide.

Publisher: Human Kinetics Publishers
ISBN: 9780736095075
Number of pages: 344
Weight: 1111 g
Dimensions: 279 x 217 x 23 mm
Edition: Third Edition


MEDIA REVIEWS

"Social Dance is a must-have for all dancers. Judy Wright covers the essentials of performing both smooth and rhythmic dances in this fun and engaging text."

Pamela Haibach, PhD-- Associate Professor, College of Brockport

"With more dances, enhanced diagrams, an instructor guide, and an accompanying DVD featuring dances and music, the third edition of Social Dance is a must-have for students. Social Dance makes learning fun!

Judi Fey-- Dance Consultant, Anne Arundel County Public Schools

"Judy Wright is an exceptional teacher, and her ability to explain proper technique in an easy-to-follow way makes Social Dance a must-have book."

Christy Lane-- Dance Educator and Producer, Author of Christy Lane's Complete Book of Line Dancing

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