The Waltz

For my 75th post, I have decided to post something actually useful, but seriously off topic. How to dance. More specifically, how to Waltz. My next post should be How to Swing Dance. For more information see:
Ballroom Dances

Man’s foot position

Waltz dance step - Left foot change
Left foot change in Waltz

Start position (facing line of dance
Rhythm – One, two, three.

Waltz step right foot change

Man’s foot position

Waltz step - Right foot change
Right foot change in Waltz

Start position (facing line of dance)
Rhythm – One, two, three.

Waltz step box

Man’s foot position

Waltz Box step
Box step in Waltz

Start/finish position
Rhythm – One, two, three.

Waltz step forward progressive

Man’s foot position
(left foot change and right foot change)

Waltz step - forward progressive
Forward progressive step in Waltz

Start position (face line of dance)
Rhythm – One, two, three.

Waltz step promenade

Man’s foot position

Waltz step - promenade
Promenade in Waltz

Start position (face diagonal to wall)
Rhythm – One, two, three.

Dance Video

Waltz left turn step

Man’s foot position

Waltz left turn
Left turn in Waltz

Rhythm – One, two, three
One basic is 6 steps.

Waltz Right turn step

Man’s foot position

Waltz right turn
Right turn in Waltz

Start position
Rhythm – One, two, three
Precede with a left foot change, then 2 right turns and finish with a right foot change.

Waltz Whisk

Man’s foot position

Waltz Whisk man's part
Whisk in Waltz – Man’s foot position

Start position
1. Left foot forward
2. Right foot side
3. Left foot crosses behind right foot.

Whisk – Lady’s foot position

Waltz Whisk lady's foot positions
Whisk in Waltz – Ladies foot position

Rhythm – One, two, three
1. Right foot back
2. Left foot side, turning to promenade position
3. Right foot crosses behind left foot in promenade position.

These all combine to form the Waltz:

More to follow.

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