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            The images below show the basic foot positions within dance. When you dance your feet should always be in one of these positions at all times depending on what body position and direction of movement you are doing.

      Get to know them as they will help you to learn and be able to see movement better when broken down for you by your instructor which will save you alot of time, frustration and money when learning

The Foot Positions

noinfo Toes Slightly Apart
and Heels Together
noinfo Either Foot Crosses over in Front of the Other noinfo Either Foot crosses over behind the Other
First Foot Position Crossed First Foot Position Hooked First Position

noinfo Feet Apart or Side Step noinfo Heel to Instep -
Knees Forward
noinfo Heel to Instep - Apart,
Equal Weight
Second Foot Position Closed Third Foot Position Open Third Foot Position

noinfo Walk a Straight Line,
"Heel and Toe" on Line
noinfo Curve is from Forward Foot, Slightly Turning while Walking noinfo Weight on Forward Foot, Back is Ball of the Foot
Straight Fourth Position Curved Fourth Foot Position Fifth Foot Position
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