A series for the International Dance Teachers Association magazine - Dance International.
June 2022: Using commonly found objects to help develop beautiful arm movement
March 2022: Options for arm movement in the Spot Turn to R (and to L) in Rumba
December 2021: A variety of ways to move the position Presenting.
September 2021: Options for arm movements in steps 1-8 of Spanish Lines, suitable for Beginner, Intermediate and Advanced levels.
June 2021: How to develop arm movements through Beginner, Intermediate and Advanced levels, using Opening Out to Right and to Left as an example.
March 2021: The different ways of performing the Low Circle, the most frequent arm movement in the five Latin dances. Arm-lead, Elbow-lead and Wrist-lead Low Circles are described and demonstrated.
December 2020: A 16-bar Latin arm sequence suitable for IDTA Freestyle Performance Award and other uses, including as a warmup for Latin dancers.
September 2020: Arms movements for Samba Botofogas
June 2020: Advanced arm movement for Rumba and Cha cha cha in Checks from Open PP and CPP
March 2020 issue: Hand to Hand and Spot Turn to L in Cha Cha Cha and Rumba
December 2019: The first in the series is the attractive follower's movement that goes up and behind the head. It is most often used in the Open Hip Twist in Rumba and Cha Cha Cha and in the American Spin in Jive. With many thanks to Djordje Tanasije for partnering me.