Online Vintage Dances Dance Lesson Pack: Peabody Starter Kit (12 lessons)

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Title: Peabody Starter Kit

Description: Considered the "favorite dance" of the Savoy Ballroom dancers in New York, Peabody is a partnered traveling social dance best executed in ballrooms with lots of space. The Foxtrot-like patterns and energetic music combines a feeling of waltzing across the floor, jogging, and digging into the roots of swing dancing.

Dance genre: Vintage Dances

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Lessons in this pack

(1-12 of 12)
Lesson , Style Instructors Level Price
Peabody Basics :: Vintage Dances
This lesson explains the basics of this up tempo, pre-swing era, traveling dance! Breakdown includes timing, connection technique, and an explanation of some of the movements unique to this dance.
Alison Scola, Joel Plys

1

$1.99
Peabody Grapevine :: Vintage Dances
This lesson shows you how to incorporate grapevines and the lead and follow technique to make it flawless at fast tempos. Recommended by instructor: Peabody Promenade.
Alison Scola, Joel Plys

3

$1.99
Peabody Promenade :: Vintage Dances
This lesson teaches you to smoothly change the orientation between partners without losing your traveling momentum, and opening up the doors for new variations in this position.
Alison Scola, Joel Plys

2

$1.99
Peabody Castle Rocks :: Vintage Dances
This lesson teaches you to add a nice bold rhythmic stylization invented by Vernon and Irene Castle. Breakdown focus on understanding the quality of this unique movement and communicating it effectively.
Alison Scola, Joel Plys

3

$1.99
Peabody Hesitation Rock :: Vintage Dances
This lesson covers a rhythm change for your Peabody which also makes a good floor-craft tool in this traveling dance. Breakdown includes crucial footwork details which make sense out of the direction change, and tips ...
Alison Scola, Joel Plys

2

$1.99
Peabody Marcel Wave :: Vintage Dances
This lesson teaches a smooth and fluid open-ended pattern ready to be insert right into your social Peabody. Breakdown focus on the orientation and body mechanics which give this figure its unique quality.
Alison Scola, Joel Plys

3

$1.99
Peabody Pivots With Castle Lift :: Vintage Dances
This lesson builds upon the technique of the Peabody Pivots to add an authentic stylization championed by Vernon and Irene Castle. An independent variation, this step can be executed by both leader or follower.
Alison Scola, Joel Plys

3

$1.99
Peabody Pivots With Fred And Ginger Lift :: Vintage Dances
This lesson builds upon the Peabody Pivots with an exciting stylization which originates from Fred Astair and Ginger Rogers' imitation of the Castle Lifts. An independent variation, this step can be executed by both ...
Alison Scola, Joel Plys

3

$1.99
Peabody Pivots :: Vintage Dances
This lesson shows you how to incorporate fast paced pivots as you whirl around the floor -- a technique used in many other follow-up lessons. Breakdown focuses on clean and controlled pivot technique for your social d...
Alison Scola, Joel Plys

3

$1.99
Peabody Pony Trot :: Vintage Dances
This lesson teaches a silly and uncommon variation for social Peabody that can be used as the basis for more complex syncopations. Breakdown includes styling and timing details, plus tips for effectively communicating...
Alison Scola, Joel Plys

2

$1.99
Peabody Serpentine :: Vintage Dances
This lesson teaches a flashy and fun social Peabody pattern that changes your direction in the line of dance. Breakdown focuses on clean and clear lead and follow technique.
Alison Scola, Joel Plys

3

$1.99
Peabody Zig Zag :: Vintage Dances
This lesson teaches a step that changes the shape of the forward-motion of the dance, which also creates a new footwork pattern. Breakdown focuses on timing and orientation details, as well as how to maintain great le...
Alison Scola, Joel Plys

2

$1.99
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