A delectable way to start the morning! While being held by the armpits, the leader continually steps over the follower while she rotates her legs from the front to the back in a rotational motion. Always use a spotter when learning aerials and follow all safety instructions!
This is a multifaceted pattern requires good teamwork and connection to achieve a striking visual result. The break down will teach leaders how to easily redirect momentum and allow followers a chance to explore more complex turning technique and footwork.
Good technique is particularly valued in Argentine Tango, and dancers who have it are sought after. In this lesson Alex Krebs teaches technique for Turns, also called the "molinete" or "giro". Alex strongly emphasizes the importance of mastering this movement as it encompasses all of the other more fundamental units of technique in the dance.