MASSABDA Group Series

The next MASSABDA group series will start on Monday February 6th.
Each class is 90 minutes long, the dances we are covering will be American Waltz, Foxtrot, and Viennese Waltz.
This is a 12-week course run at 7pm weekly.

For more information and to register download the form here:
MASSABDA registration form

The current series routines are shown below:

Waltz

Step List:
  1. Checked twinkle to explosion (left side partner position)
  2. Face to face back to back with continuous footwork
  3. Free spin to twinkle connection and feather finish
  4. Reverse Turn
  5. Twinkle to flip flops
  6. Inside turn to shadow position
  7. Shadow natural turns
  8. Inside turn exit to feather finish
  9. Open right turn with syncopated underarm turn
  10. Develope
  11. Open spiral to twinkle connection and feather finish
  12. Chair slip pivot to reverse turn
Bonus Step: Bounce fallaway and feather finish

Foxtrot

Step List:
  1. Twinkle to grapevine
  2. Inside turn ending with hesitation slide
  3. (optional) Twinkle to feather finish
  4. Twinkle to flip flops
  5. (optional) Feather finish to twinkle
  6. Open right turn with syncopated underarm turn
  7. Develope
  8. Open spiral to twinkle connection
  9. (optional) Feather finish and twinkle
  10. Chair slip pivot to reverse turn
  11. Twinkle to extended weave with feather finish ending

Viennese Waltz

Step List:
  1. Hesitation steps
  2. Basic reverse turn(s)
  3. Left foot change step
  4. Basic natural turn
  5. Right foot change step
  6. 1/2 Reverse turn to crossbody lead
  7. Inside turn to explosion line
  8. Compression to explosion line
  9. Changes of place
  10. Step point to exit
  11. Basic reverse turn
  12. Flairs forward and back
  13. (optional) Hesitation and box

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The previous series routines are shown below:

Waltz

Step List:

  1. Twinkle to feather finish (end facing diagonal center)
  2. Reverse Turn (end facing diagonal wall)
  3. Open Right turn with Syncopated underarm turn
  4. Develope
  5. Open spiral to twinkle connection
  6. Feather finish
  7. Twinkle to flip flops, feather finish ending
  8. Open Right turn
  9. Chair Slip pivot
  10. (optional) Check to face to face back to back
  11. (optional) Free spin to twinkle connection

Tango

Step List:

  1. Curving basic (x2)
  2. Reverse turn with right side fans
  3. Promenade to explosion line
  4. Change of places
  5. Shadow position
  6. Slow shadow walks and rocks
  7. Open fan, exit with step-point
  8. Left Turning promenade
  9. Left turning corte (x2)

Quickstep

Step List:

  1. Prep step
  2. 1/4 turn right, 1/4 turn left (x2)
  3. Forward lock step
  4. Natural turn
  5. Spin turn OR hesitation step
  6. (optional) Chasse to right
  7. (optional) Back lock
  8. (optional) Tipple chasse to right

Videos from the previous series can be found here:
Old MASSABDA Group Series

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Picture of MASSABDA competitors from the 2016 NEDSC Competition