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Alphabetical Index to Dance Figures, Actions, and Issues — W, X, Y, Z

This page contains links to topics beginning with the letters W, X, Y, and Z.

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Figures, Actions, Rhythms …

Rhythms In Which Each Figure Is Described

(These links take you to the section of the page in which the figure or step is described. There, you might have to page down once to find the item.)

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

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RAL Phase Rating 

(Any figure that is only slightly altered from a standard, phased figure usually carries the same phase rating as that standard figure, even if the exact name is not listed in the RAL manual.)
Waist Drag
West Coast Swing 
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Walk American Tango, Cha, Five-Count, One Step, Polka, Tango, Two Step  Glossary
Walking by Sears
Rumba Character by Sechrist
Tango: Go, Stop by Sears
Tango Helps & Figures by Rotscheid
Ginger's Theme -- Walking Backwards and In High Heels Too by German (PDF)
I, II, III — top of pg
Walk Pickup Samba

Wall
Glossary
Waltz Away & Together Waltz Turning Away From Partner and Coming Back by Eum I
Waltz Box Waltz
I
Waltz Rhythm
Learning To Waltz by Sears
Some Waltz History by Sears
Waltz and More by Cantrell (PDF)
An Introduction to the International Style Waltz by Moore
A Few Notes On American Smooth Waltz by Finch
Hesitation Canter Waltz by Herr
Let's Put On A Show by Sears
Teaching (and Learning) Waltz Magic -- Rise & Fall by Fisher
Improving Rhythmic Definition by Moore
Waltz Workshop Notes by Casey
A Waltz Clinic by Eum & Hadley
Music Clip

Warming Up
Warming Up by Sears
Wave Ending
Foxtrot

Weave Ending Foxtrot

Weave To Banjo Foxtrot, Waltz The Foxy Foxtrot by Rotscheid IV
Weave To Semi-Closed Foxtrot, Waltz Phase IV Figures by Stier
IV
Weight
Glossary
West-Coast Swing Rhythm
Jive and Swing by Sears
West Coast Swing by Sears
West Coast Swing Figure Groups by Rotscheid
If You Like Jive, You'll Like West Coast Swing, Too by Sears
A Few Notes On West Coast Swing by Finch
WCS -- Introduction by Cantrell (PDF)
WCS -- Basic Figure Types by Cantrell (PDF)
Lead and Follow in West Coast Swing by Sears
An Introduction To West Coast Swing by Brent & Judy Moore
West Coast Swing -- Balance, Connections, Syncopations, Variations by Cantrell (PDF)
Music Clip

Whaletail One Step, Quickstep, Two Step Animal Figures by Sears III
Wheel American Tango, Cha, Foxtrot, Lindy, Two Step, Waltz Wheel Around by Sears
Photo Essay
II
Wheel Two and A Triple Five-Count

Whip Cha, Rumba Whip Her Across by Sears III
Whip Freeze West Coast Swing

Whip Inside Turn West Coast Swing
VI
Whip Outside Turn West Coast Swing
VI
Whip Spin Jive
VI
Whip Throwaway Jive
V
Whip Turn Jive, West Coast Swing WCS -- Four-Count Figures by Sears V
Whip With Hand Change Behind The Back Lindy, West Coast Swing

Whiplash Foxtrot, Waltz
IV
Whiplasy to Banjo
Waltz

Whirligig Tango, Waltz One Figure -- Tango Whirligig by Sears
Whisk Foxtrot, Quickstep, Tango, Waltz Whisk Me Away by Cantrells (PDF)
Phase III Smooth Figures by Stier
All About Whisks by Stier
The Whisk by German (PDF)
Samba by McGee
III
Whisks Samba
IV
Wiggle
Glossary I
Windmill Jive
IV
Wing Foxtrot, Quickstep, Waltz Phase III Smooth Figures
In and Out Circles by German (PDF)
III
Woman's Shadow Position
Photo Essay
Woodpeckers Quickstep Animal Figures by Sears
Unclassified Quickstep Figures II by Stier
V
Wrap Waltz Glossary
Attend To Your Partner by Sears
II
Wrap Around Salsa, Hustle

Wrapped Position
Dance Positions by Sears
Wrapped Whip West Coast Swing
IV
X-Line Position
Dance Positions by Sears
Phase VI Smooth Figures by Stier
Picture Figures, Fact and Fantasy by Plaisance
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Y

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Zarandeo Argentine Tango
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Zig Zag Foxtrot, Quickstep
V


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