Close Position - The Challenge
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After filming the collection "Close Position" where Sonia and Hector talk about fundamentals, They want to challenge you with this collection in close position for experienced dancers. In this collection you will find their best moves and tricks for dancing Jazz music in close position. Are you ready for the challenge?
Interesting way to exit from a "Circle" while keeping the close position. Sonia and Hector also show you a rhythm to dance together with your partner and that will help you improve "The embrace". The sequence is a swing phrase, perfect for the learning process and it's easier to remember it.
Starting from a counter-clockwise circle to the left, we go to a movement taken from tango dance: The "Ochos". Sonia and Hector love the "Ochos" as a way to emphasize the back beat in the swing rhythm. The sequence is a swing phrase, perfect for the learning process and it's easier to remember it. Song: You're driving me crazy - Lester Young
Sonia and Hector add variations in the circle to play between them. They exit the circle in an interesting way where Sonia is pivoting forward. The whole sequence is finished in the part II.
Sonia and Hector play with some variations for straight line movements in close position. They Pivot together, create the absorption and then they finish with a break that changes the dynamic. You can start with the Part I sequence to dance a whole swing phrase (8 bars). Song: Satin Doll - Oscar Peterson Trio
Sonia and Hector add the tango move called: "Volea". This move is created changing dynamics and keeping the embrace all the time. The Sequence is a swing phrase (8 bars). Song: Smooth One - Benny Goodman
This is a sequence that we like based on a three bits pattern, we hope you like it too!