Tag: Foxtrot

Who was Josephine Bradley MBE

Excerpts from Ballroom Icons © Brigitt Mayer-Karakis Josephine, “Jo” was affectiontely called the “first lady” of ballroom dancing. Those who were privileged to know her,

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What’s in a feather step?

An easy question to answer one would think. The technique books tell us

  • 1. right foot forward in CBM
  • 2. left foot forward left shoulder leading preparing to step outside partner
  • 3. right foot forward in CBMP OP
  • Pretty straight forward really, until you start to analyse the mechanics of each individual step and what a forward step means.

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    Perfect 10: The foxtrot By Rachelle Stretch

    The slow foxtrot is known to be one of the hardest dances to perfect in the ballroom world, because of the difficulties in mastering the technique and the co-ordination required to give the dance its character. The dance has not had a simple history either – being influenced by several dance styles and undergoing a number of transformations.

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