Learn How 2 Dance - Bachata (beginner)

16 video lecture guide teaching you how to dance the hottest Latin dance in the world: BACHATA!
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  • Lectures 17
  • Contents Video: 2.5 hours
  • Skill Level Beginner Level
  • Languages English
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About This Course

Published 5/2014 English

Course Description

Learn How 2 Dance - Bachata (beginner) is a comprehensive course teaching you how to dance Bachata and be able to feel comfortable dancing socially. It is a 16 lecture course lasting a total of 3 hours. Each lesson will build on the previous lesson, so re-take lessons if you need more practice before moving onto the next lesson.

This course is a MUST TAKE if you don't want to be that guy/girl standing on the sidelines while all your friends and coworkers are up dancing having fun.

Time to get out there and own the dance floor!

What are the requirements?

  • Need a partner to practice your turn patterns.

What am I going to get from this course?

  • By the end of this course, you will be able to go out to a Latin night and feel comfortable dancing socially.
  • In this course you will learn: The bachata footwork & body movement, how to lead/follow effectively, and how to creat your own bachata patterns.

What is the target audience?

  • Anyone wanting to learn Bachata

What you get with this course?

Not for you? No problem.
30 day money back guarantee.

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Lifetime access.

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Desktop, iOS and Android.

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Certificate of completion.

Curriculum

Section 1: Bachata Footwork
Introduction
Preview
00:53
11:34

The Bachata Basic Step is the introduction to learning how to dance bachata. Learn the footwork but also pay close attention to the body movement.

06:48

This is the footwork for all turns in bachata.

Remember not to rush. This is the timing that you should spin:

1st Step - Direction Step

2nd Step - Half Way around

3rd Step - Full way Around

Then Tap on the 4th count

Side Basic
05:27
4 questions

This quiz should be completed before moving on to section 2 to ensure that you understand the basic steps of Bachata.

Section 2: Introduction To Partnerwork
Bachata Basic Positions
Preview
09:13
Bachata Rotations
09:41
The 6 Hand Holds
07:10
1-4 Concept
06:46
5 questions

This quiz should be completed before moving on to section 3 to ensure that you understand how to correctly lead and/or follow your partner.

Section 3: Turn Patterns
Single Handed Turns
11:32
Cross Handed Turns
08:37
Double Handed Turns
12:25
Hammer Lock - Cross Handed
11:27
Hammer Lock - Double Handed
10:43
Basket - Cross Handed
08:02
Basket - Double Handed
06:31
3 questions

This quiz should be completed before finishing the course to ensure that you understand how to effectively lead/follow your partner while social dancing and also be proficient in creating your own bachata patterns.

Section 4: Dips
Back Bend Dip
07:58
The "U" Dip
08:19

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Instructor Biography

Darren Stuart, Profession Latin Dance Instructor

I have been dancing and teaching all style of Latin dance including salsa, bachata, cha cha cha & merengue for over 15 year. I have taught numerous workshops all over The United States including the Miami Salsa Congress, Orlando Salsa Congress, and The Tampa International Salsa & Bachata Congress.

I am the owner of Learn How 2 Dance & Caliente Dance Studios.

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