Under the tutorage of Kelvin Finch, a fully qualified dance instructor who has been teaching for 10 years, you will be guided though many of the most popular line dances
Melinda Roy, who joined this elite group with the line dances
, two-steps, and swing numbers she designed for Urban Cowboy, is a former principal with New York City Ballet who never dreamed of choreographing.
She only ever took to the floor for no-partner line dances
like the hully gully, the alley cat, the San Antonio stroll.
Whether you're a line dance
veteran or a complete novice, Boot Scoot, the UK's leading line dance
team of instructors and dancers will take you through TEN brand-new line dances
, five on each video, all of which have been specially choreographed by line dance
expert Rodeo Ruth.
When Christy Lane decided to film her new "Sweatin' to Country" and "LIne Dancing" videos, she surveyed the hottest dance clubs throughout the United States to find out the five most popular line dances
. The results--BootSoot, Achy Breaky, Tush Push, Electric Slide and Slappin' Leather.
are ideal for people without partners, notes Ray who has compiled nearly a hundred line dances--from the "Alley Cat" to the "King Tut Strut"--into a new "Encyclopedia of Line Dances
" just published by the American Alliance for Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance in Reston, Virginia.
This segued into a musical section with the dancers joining the musicians, using gourds to enhance their invocatory circle and line dances
. The subsequent solos evoked each Orisha's individual power--space-eating leaps and fierce attacks for the sword-yielding warrior Ogun, and magnificent brocades, undulating hips, and a soft smile for the beauty of Oshun.