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A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z

... A ...
Absolute Pattern
Accent
Active Connection
Active Resistance
Adjusted Pattern
Anchor
Annotation

... B ...
Back Break Turn
Balancette
Balboa & Bal-Swing
Ball Change
Ballet Terms
Ballroom Dance
Basic Rhythms
Beat of Music
Body Flight
Body Lead
Blank Rhythm
bpm (Beats Per Minute)
Break
Break Ending
Break Turn
Breathing
Brush

... C ...
C-Frame
Camel Walk
Capture Foot
CBM (Contra Body Movement)
Center
Center of Mass (COM)
Center Point of Balance (CPB)
Centering/Centered
Cerebellum
Ceroc
Chainé Turn
Chassé
Clockwise Turn (Right Turn)
Closed Position
Compression
Connection
Contra Body Movement (CBM)
Conversation Position
Count
Counterclockwise Turn (Left Turn)
COM (Center of Mass)
Compensating Step
Compression Connection
CPB (Center Point of Balance)

... D ...
Dab
Dance Measure
Dancing
Delayed Double Rhythm
Delayed Single Rhythm
Dependent Step Pattern
Dig
Dig Swivel
Direction
Double Rhythm
Double Tracking
Down Beat vs Up Beat
Down Beat
Draw

... E ...
East Coast Swing
Essence
Etiquette
Even Rhythm (Even Rhythm Unit)

... F ...
FFF (Feet Follow Frame)
Flashlight
Flogging
Flying Lindy
Follow-Thru
Foot Action Listing
Foot Leads
Foot Positions
Forward Break Turn
Forward Foot
Frame
Free Foot
Funk Swing

... G ...
Get Down Swing

... H ...
Heel Lead
Hijacking
Hop
Hustle

... I ...
Independent Step Pattern
Inside Roll
Inside Turn
Instructional Videos

... J ...
Jack & Jill Dance Competition
Jitterbug
Jive
Jump

... K ...
Kick

... L ...
Leap
Lead & Follow
Left Turn (Counterclockwise Turn)
Left Measure/Unit
Leverage
Lindy Hop
LOD (Line of Dance or Direction)
LOM (Lime of Movement)

... M ...
Measure (Dance v. Music)
Merengue
Military Turn
Mistakes
Movement
Movement Measure/Unit
Music - Elements Of
Muscle Memory
Musician's Count

... N ...
Night Club Swing / Night Club Swing Dance

... O ...
Odd Rhythm (Odd Rhythm Unit)
Open Position
Opposite Foot
Opposite Foot Free

... P ...
Paddle Turn
Parallel Position (Right & Left)
Passive Connection
Passive Resistance
Patterns
Phrasing
Pitch
Pivot
Pivot Turn
Plié (plee-ay)
Posture
Press
Problem Areas
Problems & Solutions
Progressive Break Turn
Promenade Position
Pull
Pulse

... Q ...
Quick Quick
Quick Quick Slow System

... R ...
Rails
Receiving Foot
Relative Placement
Scoring System

Relevé (rise)
Resistance
Rhythm
Rhythm Dances
Rhythm Pattern
Rhythm Measures/Units (2 beats in 4/4 time)
Rhythm Measures/Units (Hustle)
Rhythm Units (Waltz)
Right Turn (Clockwise Turn)
Rise & Fall
Rock Step
Rolling Count
Ronde (Rond de jambe)
Round Count

... S ...
Salboa

Same Foot
Same Foot Free
Scoot
Secondary Rhythms
Sending Foot
Serpentine
Shadow Position
Shorthand Terms
Side by Side Position
Single Rhythm
Single Tracking
Skip/Skipping
Slap
Slot & Rails
Slow
Smooth Dances
Spot Turn
Spotting
Square Count
St. Louis Shag
Step Pattern
Strait Count
Sugar Foot (Sugars or Swivel Walks)
Sweetheart (Skaters) Position
Switch Turn
Swing Dance
Swing Rhythm
Syncopation

... T ...
Tempo
Tension Connection
Timing
Toe Lead
Tone
Tonus
Torque Turn
Torso
Tracking
Triple Rhythm
Turns & Turn Technique

... U ...
Unit/Measure
Unit Cards (teaching aids)
Unit/Measure Foot
Universal Unit System (TM)
Unweighted Foot
Up Beat

... W ...
Waltz
Weighted Foot
West Coast Swing
Western Swing
Whip
Whisk


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