(Basic Line Dance Terminology-T)
Music speed usually indicated by beats per minute (BPM).
Pelvic movement usually forwards or backwards.
The number of beats per measure of music i.e.:- 2/4, 3/4, 4/4, 6/8
A foot movement where the unweighted foot is positioned alongside the support foot with a weight change.
To rotate the upper body in the opposite direction to the stepping foot.
Touch (or Tap):
1.(1 count) touch toe or heel to ground but don’t put any weight on it.2.Touch the floor with the designated part of the unweighted foot.
Pivots danced down the LOD in extended fifth Position.
1.Step(1) right (&) left (2)right on the spot. Or (1) left(&) right (3)left on the spot.2.( See Shuffle)
A Body rotation that takes one or more steps to complete.
1.(1)step right foot across in front of left, (&)step left foot to left side, (3)step right foot next to left.2.As applied to Waltz (1):Turn body slightly right- Cross left foot over right and step , Right foot small step to right .Turn slightly left put weight on left, (2)Turn body slightly left- Cross right foot over left and step, Left foot small step to left, Turn slightly right put weight on right.