Lesson Plans

Beginners Shag Class / Lesson Plan

 

 

 

 

 

 

Week 1

Basic in place. Underarm Turns Side Pass. Side Pass and Break-away turns Explanation of styling elements, technique The BASIC footwork

Week 2
Cross-over basic Start Step Start step with Break-away turn Open & Closed Positions, Turns

Week 3
Triple Basic Stutter Basic (Up and Back basic)

Week 4
Man’s Underarm Turn Side Pass with man’s turn & Arm Drape Ladies Double Under Arm turn Kick ball change ending

Week 5
Sugar Foot, Sugar Foot Cha Cha, Front Prep Steps

Week 6
Kick and Kick endings, Flea Hop Boogie Walk, Side Boogie

Beginning & Intermediate Swing Class Level I

Week 1
Basic Timing, Triple Steps, Rock Step, Holds Open and Closes Underarm Turns Left and Right Behind Hand Change Waist Slide

Week 2
Open to Closed and Throw Out Left and Right Turns in Closed Tuck and Turns:

Week 3
Two Hand Free Spin, Underarm from 2 Hand, American Spin, Stop Sign, Turn from Closed

Week 4
She Goes, He Goes Timing Variations 4 Back Walks

Week 5
Shadow Spin Two Hand Turns,

Week 6
Continuous Tuck and Turns

Social & Club Dance Lesson Plan

Week 1
Basic 4 Count Hustle, Underarm Turns, The Wheel, Night Club 2 Step (Ballad Dancing) Basic Time step & Underarm Turn

Week 2
3 Count Hustle Timing, Turns, Side Breaks and Open Breaks; Salsa Basic Step, Breaks & Latin Movement; Night Club Two Step 5th Breaks, Opposition Breaks & Travelling Cross

Week 3
Salsa Cross over Breaks and 5th Position Breaks, Parallel Breaks; Hustle Review

Week 4
Hustle Hand Changes, Nightclub 2 Review Running Steps add Inside Turns; Salsa Cross Body Leads

Week 5
Cuddle Steps, Hammer Locks and Wraps in All Dances

Week 6
Review all Figures and Dance Amalgamations