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Paddle Turns (Forward Walk Turns) Beginning Level


Paddle Turns (Also known as forward walk turns) are a swiveling turn that is seen in many dances such as Rumba, Cha Cha, Night Club Two Step, Samba, West Coast Swing, Salsa, Waltz, and more. This video will show you the fundamentals of a standard paddle turn and what common pitfalls to avoid.

Taught by Brett Granstrom from Spark Up Dance LLC.

00:10 Introduction
00:43 Demo
02:09 Swiveling Action
05:53 Standing on a line
07:51 Power Turn Using Body Rotation
10:53 Hip Rotation
12:11 Using Your Head
14:17 Paddle Turn Drills

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