Blue Ring - Milonguero Groove

5-A Rock Step Open


Super useful rhythmic element for close embrace navigating


  1. Lead it slowly in practice hold (Advance inline, retreat inline, shared side step, weight change)
  2. Now, lead so the side step lands a little more than 90° from original step. Can you get around 360° after 3 repetitions? 2?
  3. Add double time rhythm: 123, 1
  4. On-the-body contact but no arms, calibrate to #6 or what’s comfortable and do the move
  5. Add embrace
  6. Switch roles, same progression (practice hold, add turning, add rhythm, on-the-body no arms, add embrace)



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