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Please note that these Modern Jive move descriptions are intended to be used as a memory jogger for those who attended the dance class rather than a training aid for learning the moves from scratch. Much more in-depth move descriptions and videos are available in the Dance Yourself Dizzy Members Area.

Beginner Moves

Move 1 = Armjive       Move 2 = Side to Side       Move 3 = Step Across


Intermediate Moves

Move 1 = First Move Pivot = Beats 1, 2 & 3 as per a normal First Move. Men you’re going to bring your left hand back up near your left shoulder just like you would in a normal First Move, but as you do so take a large step back with your left foot behind your right (or you may find it easier to take 2 or 3 small steps back – left, right, left) so you pivot an extra ¼ or ½ turn to your left than normal, pivoting your lady with you – ladies pivot on their left foot with the man stepping backwards around them. Men raise your left hand to turn your lady out clockwise – now on the opposite way round. Face. Return. Step back changing hands ready for the next move.

Move 2 = Catapult Reverse Sway = Beats 1 and 2 as per a normal Catapult. Men, step straight forward, as per a normal Catapult, as you offer your left hand down past your right hip. Men step back to the left as you pull and raise your right hand up and out to the right to make your lady step in underneath & she takes hold of your offered left hand with her left. Men pivot ½ turn to your right on the spot, as you push with your left hand around your lady at waist level to make her pivot ½ turn to her right too & men lower your right hand down in front of yourself at waist level so you both find yourselves in the mirror image of a Sway & sway backwards. Men raise your right hand to send your lady out anti-clockwise in front of you. Men lower your right hand to waist level to face as you step back letting go with your left hand.

Move 3 = Yoyo Shoulder Drop = Beats 1, 2 & 3 as per a normal Yoyo. Men take a step to your right, as you take your right hand over your head and lower the lady’s hand onto your left shoulder. Men step forwards offering your left hand behind you so that you back catch man’s left to lady’s right. Casinoplex is the a part of Playtech network and this shows that players might get millions of dollars price of modern jackpots. Wall membrane St . Fever, Beach Existence slots and Gold Move are among the list of renowned developing games. Men step back as you raise your left hand up and out to the left (careful with your elbow), so the ladies step in underneath your raised left arm starting to turn to their left. Men take another step back as you lower your hands to bring the ladies round to face in an anti-clockwise direction.

Move 4 = Octopus Swizzle, Wrap & Spin = Beats 1, 2 & 3 as per a normal Octopus casino plex. Men step in to the left of the ladies as you look at her, raising both your hands together over your head as you turn to your left underneath. Continue to swap sides, then as you face – briefly dip your hands in between your faces and then raise them both together again to turn the ladies in a clockwise direction. When the ladies come round to face – men lower your right hand to waist playtech casinos level, as you keep your left hand raised to turn the ladies another whole turn in a clockwise direction. When the ladies come round to face again – men take your left hand out to the left at shoulder level for the swizzle, the lady’s left arm should be behind her back in a half nelson. Men take your left hand back in between you & your lady, then over her head to turn her in an anti-clockwise direction. When the ladies come round to face, men lower you left & raise your right & step in to the left (under your right hand) turning to your left as you start to swap sides (men let go with the left hand at waist level). As you come round to face having swapped sides, men take your right hand through in between you both & then over your lady’s head to turn her in a clockwise direction. When the ladies come round to face, men take your right hand across to the left at waist level. Men pull back & let go with your right hand at waist level to spin your lady in an anti-clockwise direction. Catch man’s left to lady’s right.

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