Level 4 Feb - Mar 2019

Week 7: March 18, 2019
Reviewed:
  • Boleo technique
  • Boleos added to some of the moves from previous weeks.
Introduced:
  • Walking Back Ochos with Boleos

Walking Back Ochos with Boleos


Week 6: March 11, 2019
Reviewed all moves from previous weeks.
Focused on Boleo technique, and how to add these to Americanas and Calesitas:

Front & Back Boleos



Week 5: March 4, 2019
Reviewed moves from previous weeks:
  • Americana entered from Sandwich and resolved with Cross System Cross (Week 1)
  • Americana entered from Back Ocho (with Boleo) resolved with anti-clockwise Calesita (Week 2)
  • Americana to split axis Clockwise Calesita (Week 3)
  • Anti-clockwise Calesita from Salida (Week 4)
Explored different ways to enter Americana: 
  • Sandwich
  • Back & Forward Ochos
  • Salida (Side Step to Left)
All the above moves lead to either a Forward Cross or Back Cross Step which is the necessary entry point for Americana. Cross steps are also the necesssary entry point for Calesitas.

Refined Boleo Technique
- focusing on Boleos to the Left
- grounded and high Boleo technique

Front and Back Boleos


Calesita ending with Boleo


Week 4: February 25, 2019
New move: Anti-clockwise Calesita from Salida
The most direct way to enter Calesita:

Anti-clockwise Calesita from Salida


Week 3: February 18, 2019
New move: Americana to Clockwise Calesita (split axis)
In this version the leader walks forward clockwise while the follower turns on split axis anti-clockwise:
This could be entered from other moves. Fundamental entry point is the Forward Cross step of the Americana:

Americana - Clockwise Calesita split axis


Week 2:  February 11, 2019
New move: Americana entered from Back Ocho (with Boleo) resolved with anti-clockwise Calesita:

'Calesita' (means 'carousel'): The leader walks circular around the follower who pivots on one leg (or between two legs split axis) to stay connected with the leader as he circles her.

In this version the leader walks backwards anti-clockwise while the follower pivots on her right leg. The left leg can be used for ornamenting the turn.

This could be entered from other moves. Fundamental entry point is the Back Cross step of the Americana.

Americana ending in Calesita


Week 1: February 4, 2019
Americana entered from Sandwich and resolved with Cross System Cross:

Sandwich, Americana, Cross System Cross