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Changing Places while Jiving

Changing Places while Jiving

Changing Places while Jiving In International style Latin dancing, the Jive is one of the five Latin competition dances. It's sometimes called the International Style version of Jitterbug or East Coast Swing. As with East Coast swing, the basic consists...

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Modern Jive

Modern Jive

Modern Jive Modern Jive is a dance style derived from Swing, Lindy Hop, Rock and Roll, Salsa and others, the main innovation being to simplify the footwork - by removing syncopation such as chasse. The term French Jive is occasionally used instead, reflecting...

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Single Time Swing Steps in Jive Dancing

Single Time Swing Steps in Jive Dancing

Single Time Swing Steps in Jive Dancing Prevalent amongst African Americans in the 1940s, jitterbug jive, or jive dancing is becoming popular once again. With influences taken from both jitterbug and swing dance, many of the movements in jive dancing...

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Separate and Spot Turn in Jive Dancing

Separate and Spot Turn in Jive Dancing

Separate and Spot Turn in Jive Dancing Jitterbug jive, more commonly known as jive dancing is an African American dance that emerged in the 1940s and is becoming popular once again. With influences taken from swing dance and jitterbug, many of the basic...

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Rotate the Base in Jive Dancing

Rotate the Base in Jive Dancing

Rotate the Base in Jive Dancing Jive dancing, or jitterbug jive, first emerged among African Americans in the 1940s and is quickly becoming popular once again. Taking influence from jitterbug and swing dance styles, many of the basic moves are similar...

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Move the Upper Body in Jive Dancing

Move the Upper Body in Jive Dancing

Move the Upper Body in Jive Dancing If you know how to move your upper body when you're jive dancing, you're able to keep to the rhythm of the music more easily. Having the right movement in your upper body as you dance also improves your overall style,...

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Jive Dancing Under Arm Turns

Jive Dancing Under Arm Turns

Jive Dancing Under Arm Turns Dancing Under Arm Turns for Ladies in Jive Dancing Jive dancing, also known as jitterbug jive, developed out of classic jitterbug and swing dance styles in the 1940s. Gaining popularity once again across the United States,...

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Jive Dancing Basic Footwork

Jive Dancing Basic Footwork

Jive Dancing Basic Footwork Jive dancing looks a lot like swing, but it's generally a faster dance. When you're learning to use basic jive footwork, you may want to first practice without music at half speed. Then, when you put the music on, you'll be...

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Jive Dancing Steps with a Partner

Jive Dancing Steps with a Partner

Jive Dancing Steps with a Partner The jive is an energetic dance to do with a partner. It begins with a simple pattern repeated over and over. But, within this pattern of two steps and a rock back, you and your partner can do many variations and turns....

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Jive

Jive

Jive In Ballroom dancing, Jive is a dance style in 4/4 time that originated in the United States from African-Americans in the early 1940s. It is a lively and uninhibited variation of the Jitterbug, a form of Swing dance. Jive is one of the five International...

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