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JITTERBUG DANCING

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by CAROL A. SMITH
1st edition, 2003, 125 pages, $13.95 Review Shopping Cart
ISBN 978-0-89641-396-2

 

Jitterbug Dancing was written to provide written information about the art of jitterbugging! Dr. Smith includes information on the music, leading and following, the basic filler moves, spins and turns, dips and eye-catching moves.

CONTENTS

Chapter 1: INTRODUCTION

Music
Leading and Following
Smile and Have Fun!!!

Chapter 2: FILLER MOVES

Rock Steps
Sweetheart Shift
Belt Loops
Cable Cars
Fred's Turn
Egg Beaters
Cape
Dponna
Swing Out
Behind the Head Grip Change
Varsouvienne Shift

Chapter 3: TURNS AND SPINS

Pretzel
Duck Under
The Whip
Thread the Needle
Mushroom Turn
Sit and Spin
The Ribbon
Windows
Chapter 4: DIPS
Lean Dip
Wrap Around Dip
Plunge Dip
Sit Dip to One Side
Sit Dip to Both Sides
Roll Over Dip
Yo-Yo Dip
Drop Dip
Hip Dip

Chapter 5: EYE CATCHERS

Pull Through
Floor Sweep
Can Opener
Jessie Flip
Around the World
Aerials

Chapter 6: MUSIC SUGGESTIONS

Chapter 7: NEAT COMBINATIONS

Chapter 8: SOCIAL GRACES

Appendix A: VOCABULARY

Appendix B: REFERENCES

ABOUT THE AUTHOR . . .

Carol A. Smith is an Associate Professor of Physical Education and Health in the Department of Health and Human Performance at Elon University in Elon, North Carolina. She received her Ph.D. in Kinesiology from Texas A&M University.Dr. Smith is also the author of Country and Western Partner Dancing, 1999.


 

 

 

 

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