Advanced Class Curriculum


Legend:
  • Taught during the year
  • Optional pattern for the year

Year One

Cha Cha
  • Shines with wapecha timing
  • Crosslead to hockey stick
  • Syncopated 5 th position breaks
  • Swivels
  • 360 degree spins
Fox Trot
  • Continuity box
  • Develope
  • Twinkle and chasse
  • Grapevine to right
  • Follow’s passing twinkles
  • Alternate passing twinkles
  • Spiral
  • Syncopated u/a right turn
Rumba
  • Back spot turn with follow’s turn
  • Spiral turn
  • Sliding doors
  • Rope spin
Salsa
  • Open break to back spot turn variations
  • Around the world
  • Loop to crossover
Samba
  • Botofogos
  • Criss cross voltas
  • Samba walks
  • Side samba walks
  • Criss cross botofogos
  • Travelling locks in and out
Tango
  • Chasse
  • Shadow variations
  • Pivot doble
  • Same foot lunge
  • Ronde to back pass
  • Side locks/side by side cross
Viennese Waltz
  • Left turn basic
  • Change step
  • Open break and u/a right turn
  • Right turn basic
Waltz
  • Continuity box
  • Chasse
  • Syncopated u/a right turn
  • Develope
  • Triple twinkle
  • Follow’s passing twinkles
  • Alternate passing twinkles
  • Hover
West Coast Swing
  • Variations from closed dance position
  • Whip basic
  • Flip whip
  • Whip with outside turn
  • Surprise whip

Year Two

Cha Cha
  • Point A to stop
  • Crossbody lead
  • Pasedo
  • Cucharacha
  • Whip to u/a left
  • Syncopated crossover breaks
Fox Trot
  • Continuity box
  • Chasse
  • Shadow
  • Pivot
  • Spin turn
  • Triple twinkle
Quick Step
  • Quarter turn
  • Progressive chasse
  • Spin turn
  • Forward locks
  • Backward locks
Rumba
  • Spiral turns
  • Swivels
  • Banquera wrap
  • Paseo
Salsa
  • Arm locks
  • Cross leads and u/a turn to hammerlock
Samba
  • Shadow
  • Paulista
  • Promenade in and out runs
  • Spot voltas
  • Rolling off the arm
Tango
  • Open left (reverse) turn
  • Doble cruz
  • Fallaway
  • Progressive link
  • Twist turn
Waltz
  • Continuity box
  • Spin turn
  • Whisk
  • Shadow position
  • Pivots
  • Chasse
West Coast Swing
  • Right side pass variations
  • Whip basic
  • Side by side coasters with arm lock
  • Whip with inside turn
  • Stalker whip

Year Three

Cha Cha
  • Chase with spins
  • Crossbody lead to hockey stick
  • Syncopated 5 th position breaks
  • Swivels
  • Hand change with follow’s spins
  • Half moons
Fox Trot
  • Continuity box
  • Develope
  • Twinkle and chasse
  • Grapevine to right
  • Follow’s passing twinkles
  • Alternate passing twinkles
  • Spiral
  • Syncopated u/a right turn
Rumba
  • Back spot turn with lead’s turn
  • Continuous wrap to hammerlock
  • Sliding doors
  • Rope spin
Salsa
  • Titanic
  • Inside turn to waist catch
  • Sombrero
  • Follow’s tunnel
Samba
  • Botofogos
  • Criss cross voltas
  • Samba walks
  • Side samba walks
  • Criss cross botofogos
  • Travelling locks in and out
Tango
  • La lanzadera
  • Cortez to wing
  • Pivot to back rock
  • Rondez
  • Slip pivot
  • Fallaway to fan
Viennese Waltz
  • Left turn basic
  • Change step
  • Open break and u/a right turn
  • Right turn basic
Waltz
  • Continuity box
  • Chasse
  • Syncopated u/a right turn
  • Develope
  • Triple twinkle
  • Follow’s passing twinkles
  • Alternate passing twinkles
  • Spiral and spiral turn
West Coast Swing
  • Left side pass variations
  • Tuck in variations
  • Whip basic
  • Lock whip with hammerlock
  • Lock/basket whip

Year Four

Cha Cha
  • Back spot turn
  • Crossbody lead to freeze
  • Aida
  • Cucharacha
  • Circular twist (pinwheel swivels)
  • Syncopated crossover breaks
Fox Trot
  • Continuity box
  • Chasse
  • Shadow
  • Pivot
  • Spin turn
  • Fallaway twinkle
Quick Step
  • Quarter turn
  • Progressive chasse
  • Spin turn
  • Forward locks
  • Backward locks
Rumba
  • Spiral turns
  • Swivels
  • Rio grande
  • Aida
Salsa
  • Face loop
  • Cradle to hammerlock
Samba
  • Shadow
  • Fan and pull back
  • Promenade in and out runs
  • Spot voltas
  • Rolling off the arm
Tango
  • Open left (reverse) turn
  • Doble cruz
  • Fallaway
  • Progressive link
  • Twist turn
Waltz
  • Continuity box
  • Spin turn
  • Whisk
  • Shadow position
  • Pivots
  • Chasse
West Coast Swing
  • Follow's u/a left variations
  • Whip basic Whip with hand change