Dance

Improvers Choreography – Standard Ballroom

These routines are for JLC Dance intermediate (beginners) class and use only figures found in the Associate Syllabus of the UKA and are for Beginners taking Bronze/Silver awards.

Waltz

  • Natural Turn with Hesitation – 123 123
  • 1-3 Reverse Turn – 123
  • Basic Weave – 123 123
  • Natural Turn with Hesitation – 123 123
  • Progressive Chasse Right – 12&3
  • Back Lock Step – 12&3
  • Closed Impetus 123
  • Reverse Pivot &
  • Back Whisk – 123
  • Progressive Chasse – 12&3
  • Natural Turn with Hesitation – 123 123
  • Drag Hesitation – 123
  • Outside Change – 123 16 Bars in total

Note the Reverse Corte could Be used in place of the Reverse Pivot but would make the routine 17 Bars.

Tango

  • Walk on Left Foot – S (1a)
  • Walk on Right Foot – S (2a)
  • Reverse Turn Lady in line – QQS QQS (1a2a, 1a2a)
  • Walk on Left Foot – S (1a)
  • Right Foot Walk turning to PP – QQ (2a)
  • Natural Twist Turn – SQQSQQ (1a2a 1a2a)
  • Open Promenade – SQQS (1a2a 1a2a)
  • Rock Back on Left Foot (1a2a)
  • Rock Back on Right Foot (1a2a)
  • Back Corte – SQQS (1a2a 1a2a)
  • Progressive Side Step Reverse Turn – QQSSQQSQQS (1a2a 1a2a 1a2a 1a2a)

Note the Natural Twist Turn can be replaced with the Natural Promenade Turn – SQQS (1a2a1a2a) if danced at a corner


Slow Foxtrot

  • Feather Step – SQQ (1234)
  • Reverse Wave – SQQSQQSSS (1234 1234 1234 12)
  • Natural Weave – SQQQQQQ (34 1234 12 )
  • 1-4 Reverse Wave SQQS (34 1234)
  • Basic Weave – SQQQQQQ (1234 1234)
  • 1-3 Natural Turn – SQQ (1234)
  • Closed Impetus – SQQ 1234)
  • Reverse Pivot – S (12)
  • Change of Direction – SSS (34 1234) at a corner
  • Feather Step – SQQ (1234)
  • Three Step – SQQ (1234) 16 Bars in total

Quickstep

  • Natural Pivot Turn – SQQS (1234 12)
  • Quarter Turn – SQQS (34 1234)
  • Progressive Chasse SQQS (1234 12)
  • Forward Lock – SQQS (34 1234)
  • 1-3 Natural Turn -SQQ (1234)
  • Closed Impetus – SSS (1234 12)
  • Reverse Pivot – &
  • Progressive Chasse Right – SQQS (34 1234)
  • Tipple Chasse along side of room – SQQSQQS ( 1234 1234 12)
  • Natural Turn at corner -SQQSSS (34 1234 1234)
  • 1-3 Natural Turn – SQQ (1234)
  • Back Lock Step – SQQ (1234)
  • Running finish – QQS (1234) 18 bars in total

Notes alternative the Natural Turn in the corner could be replaced by 1-3 Natural Turn – SQQ (34 12) and Tipple Chasse at a corner – SQQSQQS ( 34 1234 1234 ) – 19 bars in total.