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Dance terms - ballroom and Latin dances

In this dictionary you will find dance terms used on this site and in the ballroom and Latin dance communities. Terms are sorted alphabetically, making this a handy reference for beginning and advanced dancers alike. Common Abbreviations are listed in their own section.

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Kick ball change – A three step sequence often danced in swing dancing to the count 1&2. The step consists of a kick, a step to the ball of the opposite foot, and then a step to change weight. Usually danced to triple step timing. Often replaces the rock step in swing dancing.
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