1920s Parisian Blues
& 1930s French Valse Boston



Description

These are some of the essential variations of Blues in the 1920s, as described in Parisian dance manuals of the time.

These manuals documented the evolution of 1920s Blues into the 1930s French Valse Boston, danced today as Cross-Step Waltz.


Variations

1920s Blues
» Follow Backing
» Turning
» Side Steps
» Crab Walk





1920s Fox Blues
» Basic
» Zig Zag
» Rocking Zig Zag
» Pas Titubé
» Pas Titubé (Pivoting Version)
» Pas Titubé (Crossing in Front)
» Pas Titubé (Crossing in Front, SQQ Timing)


1930s French Valse Boston
» Zig Zag
» Turning Basic
» Pas Titubé








If you or your community is interested in learning 1920s Blues, .


For more, including descriptions of 25 different waltzes and hundreds of variations thereof, see Waltzing: A Manual for Dancing and Living a book by Richard Powers and Nick Enge.


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