Level 4 Feb - Mar 2020

Theme for this term is Boleo and Calesita Combinations

Week 4: February 24
Here's what we covered in Week 4...

1. Introduced Combination of Boleo a Favor → Americana → Giro to Left:

2. Reviewed previous weeks' combinations:
  • Boleo →Parada
  • Boleo → Giro → Parada
  • Boleo →Americana → Walk to Open Side → Giro to Left
3. Improvised with all of the above, with focus on navigation and  musicality.

Week 3: February 17
Here's what we covered in Week 3...

1. A review of previous week's combinations:
- Boleo →Parada
- Boleo → Giro → Parada
- Boleo →Americana → Walk to Open Side → Giro to Left

All Boleos were a Favor

2. Barrida technique
3. Giro Technique (especially Back Step)

Week 2: February 10
Here's what we covered in Week 2...

1. Introduced a Boleo - Parada combination:

Boleo a Favor
→ Forward Ocho
→Ending with Parada to Left

2. Introduced a Boleo - Giro - Barrida combination:

Boleo a Favor
→ Cross Forward to Left
→ Giro to Left with Barrida from Follower's  Back into Side Step


3. Reviewed the Week 1 Boleo a Favor combination
4. Alternated and improvised with these 3 combinations.

Week 1: February 3
Here's what we covered in Week 1...

1. Introduced Boleo a Favor comparing it to Contra Boleo. 
This Boleo has a softer, more subtle effect than Contra Boleo

2. Introduced a combination with Boleo - Americana - Walk to Open Side - Giro to Left :

Boleo a Favor to Left
→ Americana
→ Lead Follower across to Leader's Open Side
→ Walk on Open Side (Leader side steps, Follower back steps)
→ Lead Giro to Left (Follower steps Foward, Back, Side, Leader pivots)
→ Exit with Cross System or Parallel Cross