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Guideline Syllabus

At each level, both leaders and followers will be able to comfortably dance the following moves, with and without partner, with the correct timing.

Beginners

  • Basic mambo step and timing
  • Simple right turn
  • Simple left turn
  • Cross body
  • Open hold
  • Closed hold

Level 2

  • Cross-body turn to the left
  • Cross-body turn to the right
  • Walk through
  • Check
  • Natural turn
  • Copa
  • Hand changes
  • Reverse cross-body
  • [Variations]

Level 3 - TBA

Some common 'shines'

These are in no particular order and are a subset of an infinite number of combinations. These are footwork combinations which you are likely to encounter in other schools around the globe

  • Suzi Q
  • Box step
  • Semi-circle
  • Four corners
  • Hook turn
  • Spiral kick
  • Tap-tap slide
  • Base basic
  • Hunts Point
  • Cross-overs
  • Compact basic
  • Slave
  • Reverse slave
  • Knee rolls
  • Body rolls
  • Left flare
  • Swing


Last updated: Wed Aug 10 2016

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