Cha Cha Steps & Connections

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09
Dec

Do you want to be a great partner? To be able to lead/ follow anything on the dance floor?

How do you acquire better partnering skills? Are there specific techniques you can learn to develop great connections? How can developing your connections help you with your dancing?

With CHA CHA Steps & Connections Course with Tytus & LiWen, you will learn the answers to all those questions and much more! We’ll teach you the fundamentals and principles of connection for Latin Dancing (that you can use for all your latin dances).

In this course, you’ll learn 15 different combinations of steps (ranging from beginner to intermediate to more advanced figures). We’ll show you how to dance the connections for each step and how to transition between steps. What you’ll need to do individually and as a couple.

This online course focuses on the most important elements of what creates great leaders and followers:

Frame – You will learn what makes up your frame and how to dance your frame.

Connection – What are the different types of connections. How to use your hands, palms, fingers when you connect.

Connection Directions – This is one of the most important things about connections. We will show you the directions of your connections, so that you can practice along even without a partner. As the leader, and follower, you each need to know what to do for every step.

These are skills and techniques that you NEED to know and do, to be a great partner, whether you are a social dancer, competitor, or professional dancer.

What about PRACTICAL APPLICATION?

As the leader, if you are fully aware of how to lead any step, then, you can always be confident to adjust to a follower of any level. 

As the follower, if you understand the principles of how to follow and practice them. You don’t need to know a lot of steps. If fact, you can know very little, and be able to follow many different dances, as long as you have some familiarity with the dance rhythms. That’s a super cool skill to develop!

Who is this class for? 

This class is designed for DANCERS OF ALL LEVELS who want to improve their Connections, and Leading/ Following Skills.

If you are a beginner, it’s perfect for you because you can start to build a strong dance foundation from the get-go. NO BAD HABITS!  We also have 6 beginner combinations of steps to get you started. Then, you can move onto the more advanced combinations to further develop your dancing.

If you are an intermediate/ advanced dancer, we have some beautiful variations for you to try out and learn. You will gain insights to connection work, and be able to use connections to expand the way you dance.


Answers to QUESTIONS You May Have:

1. Is this only for social dancers? I’m a competitive dancer, can I take this class? You can take this class, no matter if you’re a social dancer/ competitor. The connection techniques will work the same.

2. Do I need a Partner? It’s recommended but not necessary. We divide up the leaders and followers’ parts, so that you can still learn and practice by yourself.

3. What happens if I have questions about the lessons? There are comment sections underneath each lesson. The best way is to leave your questions right when you have them. This way we can answer them directly and other students can also benefit from the answers.

4. I’m a competitor and I train with other coaches? Should I still take this course? Yes. Yes. Yes, and a million trillion other YESes! If you take private lessons, you’ll know that there is never enough time to cover everything. You have choreography to worry about, and partnering, so your own technique and fundamentals can often get pushed to the way-side. Using this course is one of the most effective ways to keep working on your connection technique.

Course Content

Total learning: 26 lessons
  • 01 - Welcome to Cha Cha Steps & Connections  0/4

    • Lecture1.1
    • Lecture1.2
    • Lecture1.3
    • Lecture1.4
  • BONUS LESSONS - Additional Frame & Connection Exercises  0/2

    • Lecture2.1
    • Lecture2.2
  • 02 - Steps & Connections (Beginner)  0/7

    • Lecture3.1
    • Lecture3.2
    • Lecture3.3
    • Lecture3.4
    • Lecture3.5
    • Lecture3.6
    • Lecture3.7
  • 03 - Steps & Connections (Beg - Intermediate)  0/7

    • Lecture4.1
    • Lecture4.2
    • Lecture4.3
    • Lecture4.4
    • Lecture4.5
    • Lecture4.6
    • Lecture4.7
  • 04 - Steps & Connections (Int - Advanced)  0/5

    • Lecture5.1
    • Lecture5.2
    • Lecture5.3
    • Lecture5.4
    • Lecture5.5
  • 05 - Moving Forward  0/1

    • Lecture6.1

Instructor

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LiWen Ang is the founder of DanceInsanity. She is a professional latin dancer, certified poweryoga instructor and a licensed Architect. She has been dancing for 20+ years, trained in cheerleading, modern dance, traditional chinese dance, ballet and eventually ballroom latin. She believes that everyone has the ability to transform into a good dancer, with the right information, consistency and a good attitude!

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Tytus Bergstrom Tytus is a 4x United States Latin Dance Champion and co-founder of DanceInsanity. Tytus fell in love with Latin Dancing when he was a teen, and this has been a lifelong passion, along with filmmaking. He has trained, competed and coached all over the world for 20+ years. He has a special love for storytelling, and these video classes combine his love for dance, teaching, entertainment and filmmaking.

$129.00

Course Includes:

* 24 Hi-Def Streaming Video Lessons by Tytus and LiWen

* 125 minutes (more than 2 hours)

* Lifetime Streaming Access

* Discussion Sections with each video lesson

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Questions? Start with the FAQs here.