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An Article or Photo Essay, a few Music & Video Clips

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Dance For the Audience
Let's Put On A Show by Sears
Dance Frame
Balance and Good Posture by Sears
Smooth Your Dancing by Sears
Why We Keep Left by Armstrong
Dance Terms
Glossary
Dash or Hyphen (-)
Glossary
Deplacement Paso Doble
Develope American Tango, Cha, Foxtrot, Quickstep, Rumba, Tango, Waltz Glossary
A Waltz Clinic by Eum & Hadley
Photo Essay by Sears
Diagonal Directions
Glossary
Dancing On the Diagonal by Sears
Diamond Turn Foxtrot, Mambo, Waltz Phase IV Figures by Stier
A Waltz Clinic by Eum & Hadley
Diamond Turn Ending by Eum
Dig Steps Jive Glossary
Dip Five-Count, One Step, Two Step, Waltz Glossary
Some Basics About Picture Figures by Rotscheid
Directions On Floor
Glossary
Disco Wheel Hustle
Dishrag
Glossary
Tim Eum Latin
Doble Cruz Argentine Tango, Tango One Figure, the Tango Serpiente by Sears
Tango Figures by Eum
Doble Gancho
Argentine Tango

Doble Ocho Argentine Tango
Door Rumba, Two Step
Do-Si-Do
Cha

Double Appel
Paso Doble One Figure, Paso Doble Appel by Sears
Double Aerial Ronde

Unphased Figures II by Stier
Double Chase
Tango
Double Chasse Quickstep
Double Closed Promenade Tango Tango: Go, Stop by Sears
One Figure, Closed Promenade by Sears
Double Contra Break Bolero
Double Contra Check Bolero
Double Corte American Tango, Rumba
Double Coup de Pique Paso Doble
Double Cuban Breaks Cha
Double Cubans Cha
Double Develope Waltz
Double Double Ronde Slow Two Step Rondes by Sears
Double Fan Rumba
Double Hitch Two Step
Double Jive or Double Swing
Jive and Swing by Sears
Double Lock
Quickstep
Phase V Figures by Stier
Double Natural Spin Foxtrot, Waltz Phase VI Figures by Stier
Double Natural Telemark Foxtrot, Waltz Finding Solutions for Common Problem Figures in Smooth Dancing by Finch
Double Open Promenade Tango
Double Open Telemark Foxtrot The Telemark Figures II by Stier
Double Opposition Points Waltz
Double Resist West Coast Swing
Double Reverse Overspin Foxtrot, Waltz
Double Reverse Spin Foxtrot, Quickstep, Waltz A Waltz Clinic by Eum & Hadley
Phase V Figures by Stier
A Few Turns by Eum
Make It Look Easy by Sears
Double Reverse Spin by Cantrell (PDF)
Standard Figures from I to VI by Eum
In and Out Circles by German (PDF)
Finding Solutions for Common Problem Figures in Smooth Dancing by Finch
Rotational Figures by Moore
Double Reverse Wing
Foxtrot In and Out Circles by German (PDF)
Double Ronde Foxtrot, Slow Two Step Rondes by Sears
Phase VI Figures by Stier
Double Step Salsa
Double Surprise Whip West Coast Swing
Double Telemark Foxtrot, Tango, Waltz Telemark Talk by Moore
Telemarks by McGee
Double Telespin Foxtrot, Waltz
Double Tummy Whip West Coast Swing
Downbeat

Glossary
Drag
Glossary
Drag Hesitation Foxtrot, Quickstep, Waltz Mini-Picture Figures by Sears
Make A Picture by Sears
Phase IV Figures by Stier
A Waltz Clinic by Eum & Hadley
Draw One Step, Waltz Glossary
Drift Apart
Glossary
Drop Oversway Tango
Dropkick

Unphased Figures by Stier
Duck Walks West Coast Swing
Shall We Take A Walk? by Sears
East Coast Swing
A Few Notes On East Coast Swing by Finch
Ecart Paso Doble
Edge
Glossary
Ee (e)
Glossary
Eggbeater Turn
Bolero
Eggbeater Turn by Eum
Eight Count Peabody Turn
One Step

Elevations Paso Doble
Embrace Position
Argentine Tango and the Flirtatious Ocho by Sears
Emotional Component
Smile — Dancing Is About the Relationship by Sears
Dance With Feeling by Sears
Ending

Glossary
Eros Line Foxtrot, Waltz Phase V Figures by Stier
Escort Position
Dance Position List by Sears
Photo Essay
Excellence
The 3 D's of Dance Excellence by Rotscheid
Explode
Glossary
Dance Small by Sears
Extend
Glossary
Extended
Continuous, Extended, and Interrupted Figures in Smooth by Sears
Extended Continuous Hairpins Foxtrot
Extended Continuous Hover Cross Foxtrot
Extended Fallaway Foxtrot
Extended Weave Foxtrot
Face Two Step, Waltz Glossary
Face To Face Two Step
Face To Face And Back To Back Five-Count, Polka Turning Away From Partner and Coming Back by Eum
Faceloop West Coast Swing
Faceloop Sugar Push West Coast Swing
Facing Fan Rumba
Facing Position
Dance Position by Sears
Faking It
Keep Dancing by Sears
Fall
Glossary
Rise and Fall by Sears

see "Rise and Fall" in this index
Fallaway
Thinking Outside the Box by Finch
Glossary
Dance Position List by Sears
Fallaway Left Face Turning Jive
Fallaway Reverse Paso Doble Paso Doble: Continued by Nobel
Fallaway Right Face Turning Jive
Fallaway Rock Jive, Single Swing
Fallaway Ronde Slow Two Step Rondes In Slow Two Step by Sears
One Figure, the STS Fallaway Ronde by Sears
Fallaway Ronde And Slip Waltz
Fallaway Throwaway Jive, Single Swing
Fallaway Whisk
All About Whisks
Phase V Figures by Stier
Fan
Glossary
Rumba Character by Sechrist
Tim Eum Action Tip
Fan Bolero, Cha, Rumba Lead With Lead Hands Low by Sears
Fan Position
Dance Position by Sears
Farol Paso Doble One Figure, the Fregolina & Farol by Sears
Feeling the Music

It's All About Time by Finch
Feather Foxtrot Glossary
Blend To Banjo by Stier
Feathers by Sears
Feathers, Feathers Everywhere by Finch
Some Basic Foxtrot Technique by Armstrong
The Feather Figures by Stier
What About Feathers? by Stier
The Look Alikes
by Stier
Foxtrot Feather by Read
A Few Turns by Eum
Telemark, Feather, & Three Step, Part II by German (PDF)
Rise, Fall, and the Foxtrot Three Step by Sears
The Foxy Foxtrot by Rotscheid
Dancing Your Foxtrot As Smooth As A Feather by Nelson
Foxtrot Is Not Just Waltz Danced SQQ by Armstrong
Feather Ending Foxtrot Glossary
What About Feathers?
Tim Eum Tips
Telemark, Feather, & Three Step, Part II by German (PDF)
Feather Finish Foxtrot Glossary
Feathers by Sears
Feathers, Feathers Everywhere by Finch
What About Feathers? by Stier
Some Basic Foxtrot Technique by Armstrong
Tim Eum Tips - Feathers
The Foxy Foxtrot by Rotscheid
Telemark, Feather, & Three Step, Part II by German (PDF)
Feeling

Dance With Feeling by Sears
Feet
Stretch for Safe and Comfortable Dancing by Finch
Standing On Your Own Feet by Finch
Dancer's Feet by Finch
Commit Fully to Each Step by Finch
Fence Line Bolero, Cha, Rumba Photo Essay by Sears
Mini-Picture Figures by Sears
Bolero Tips by Eum
Fence Line Four Cha
Festival

It Only Feels Like A Marathon by Finch
Figure
Glossary
Where Did They Get That Name? by Finch
Photo Essays by Sears
Figure 8 Cha, Five-Count Glossary
Figurehead Position
Dance Position List by Sears
Photo Essay
Fishtail One Step, Quickstep, Two Step Phase III Figures by Stier
Animal Figures by Sears
Five Step Tango One Figure, the Tango Four Step and Five Step by Sears
Five-Count Rhythm
Music Clip
Flamenco Appel

One Figure, Paso Doble Appel by Sears
Flamenco Taps Paso Doble
Flare
Glossary
Tim Eum Action Tip
Flat
Glossary
Flat Whisk
All About Whisks by Stier
Flea Hops Jive Animal Figures by Sears
Flea Hops And Side Chasse Lindy
Fleckerl (see Natural or Reverse Fleckerl)


Flick
Glossary
One Figure -- Tango Flick by Sears
Photo Essay
Flicker Quickstep Quickstep Figures by Stier
Flicks Into Break Jive
Flight
Glossary
Flight the Sequence by Sears
Efforts We Can Make To Improve All Our Dancing by Sears
Making Your Figures Flow by Armstrong
Flip Flop Slow Two Step Inside and Outside Rolls by Sears
Flirt Cha, Rumba
Float
Float by Sears
Floorcraft

Glossary
Floorcraft by Sears
Floorcraft and Etiquette by Rotscheid
Flow
Turning Walking Into Dancing by Sears
Should we dance the figures or dance the dance? by Sears
Dancing Is Not Walking by Sears
Making Your Figures Flow by Moore
Making Your Figures Flow by Armstrong
Smooth Out and Make Your Foxtrot Travel by Blackford
Follow My Leader Cha
Follow, Following
Glossary
Several articles on lead and follow

See "Lead and Leading"
Foot Care
Dancer's Feet by Finch
Foot Flick Tango One Figure -- Tango Flick by Sears
Tango: Go, Stop by Sears
Foot Positions, First thru Fifth
Glossary
Footwork
Glossary
Differences Between Men and Women
Commit Fully to Each Step by Finch
Forearm Spin Slow Two Step
Forward Two Step, Waltz Glossary
Forward Basic Bolero, Cha, Mambo, Merengue, Rumba
Forward Box Waltz
Forward Break Bolero, Slow Two Step
Forward Brush Hop
Viennese Waltz
Forward Change
Viennese Waltz Viennese Waltz II by Stier
Forward Chasse Cha, Foxtrot, Waltz Alternate Chasses in Cha Cha by Moore
Forward Forward/Lock Forward Waltz
Forward Half Box
Foxtrot
Forward Hesitation Viennese Waltz
Forward Hover Foxtrot, Quickstep, Waltz
Forward In and Out

Figures Without Phase Ratings I by Stier
Forward Lock Two Step
Forward Lock Forward Five-Count, Two Step
Forward Run Two Foxtrot Foxtrot Tips by Tim Eum
Forward Stair Merengue, Two Step
Forward Tipple Chasse Foxtrot, Quickstep, Waltz
Forward Two Step Five-Count, Polka, Two Step Tim Eum Two Step Tips
Forward Waltz Waltz Tim Eum Waltz Tips
Four Alemanas
Rumba

Four And One Cha
History & Technique In Cha by Sears
That Pesky "Other" Cha-Cha Rhythm by Bahr
Four By Five Step Tango One Figure, the Tango Four Step and Five Step by Sears
Four Feathers Foxtrot Feathers by Sears
Feathers, Feathers Everywhere by Finch
What About Feathers? by Stier
The Feather Figures II by Stier
Figures Without Phase Ratings I by Stier
Four Quick Run Quickstep
Four Step Tango One Figure, the Tango Four Step and Five Step by Sears
Four Step Change Tango
Four Waves
Foxtrot
Foxtrot Rhythm
Foxtrot Is Not Just Waltz Danced SQQ by Armstrong
Simply Speaking, It's Simply Foxtrot by Moore
Two Popular Rhythms -- Cha and Foxtrot by Collipi
Introduction to Foxtrot by Eum
Foxtrot Characteristics by Cantrell (PDF)
Foxtrot Timing by Cantrell (PDF)
The Foxy Foxtrot by Rotscheid
The Foxy Foxtrot by Finch
One Smooth and One Latin by Finch
Elevate Your Foxtrot by Macuci
Smooth Out and Make Your Foxtrot Travel by Blackford
Improving Rhythmic Definition by Moore
Foxtrot and Quickstep by Sears
Skiing by Sears
Let's Put On A Show by Sears
Should We Start At Phase III? by Rotscheid
Where Should We Put the Slow? by Sears
Music Clip
Frame
Glossary
Dance Frame by Sears
Balance & Good Posture by Sears
Posture and Frame by Finch
Ballroom Dancing Is Not For Sissies by Finch
Body Mechanics Versus Styling by Armstrong
Making the Most of the Situation by Finch
Smooth Dancing by Collipi
Smooth Dancing by Fisher
Smooth Dancing by Robinson
Dance In Response To Your Partner
Making Your Figures Flow by Moore
It's A Side Show by Moore
Latin Motion by Cantrell
Body Types by Lamberty
Efforts We Can Make To Improve All Our Dancing by Sears
How Much Technique at Phase II? by Casper & Beck
Your Space or Mine? by DeChenne
Dancing -- It's All About Communication and Partnership by Nelson
From the Ballroom by Seagull
Upper Body Dance Frame by Eum
Photo Essay
Free Foot
Glossary
Free Hand
Glossary
Freeze
Glossary
Fregolina Paso Doble One Figure, the Fregolina & Farol by Sears
French Cross West Coast Swing WCS - Two-Count Figures
Tim Eum Crossing Steps Tip
Front

Glossary
Front Limp Two Step
Front Vine
Foxtrot

Full Basic Samba
Full Moon Bolero, Rumba One Figure -- Bolero Full Moon by Sears
Bolero Tips by Eum
Full Natural Top Cha, Rumba
Full Reverse Top Cha, Rumba
Full Turn Chase Rumba
Fun
Fun by Rotscheid
Smile — Dancing Is About the Relationship by Sears
Gancho Argentine Tango
Gaucho Turn American Tango, Argentine Tango, Tango
Giro Argentine Tango
Glide Merengue, Two Step Glossary
Glide To the Side Jive, Lindy Some Jive Tips by Eum
Golden Rule
Be Gentle by Sears
Don't Fight by Sears
Long & Short by Sears
Golpe Argentine Tango
Grand Circle Paso Doble One Figure, the Grand Circle by Sears
Twists and Twist Turns by Sears
Grapevine Foxtrot
Guapacha


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