Counting the music: Finding the beat in music. Its an important step
Counting Straight Eights: This is THE MOST IMPORTANT STEP on your path to musicality. Don't skip mastering this if you want to be a musical dancer!
Understanding Contemporary Music Phrasing: A great breakdown my phrasing 101. This is a key step to learning musicality.
Undersand Blues Music Phrasing: A quick breakdown of understanding the phrasing of blues music vs contemporary music.
Understanding the build in the music: This is a great drill to physically experience the 'build' in a phrase of music.
Rolling Count: Learn about the space of time between beats. Very good visual description in this video.
Map the skeleton of the music to uncover the patterns within a song or music in general. Great video on intermediate to advanced musicality.
Extend a pattern to hit an accent: This is a really good fundamental thing to understand when talking about practical musicality!
Critical Musical Accents: Learn were to look for the most common accents in the music!
Critical Timing: What are the most important beats for West Coast Swing? Find out here.
4 ways to accent the music: Simple movements that will help you accent the music!
Q&A How do I accent the music? Learn some basic ways to create accents in the music without knowing every song.
Q&A: How do I dance to an unfamiliar song?
Improve your Connection, Style, Musicality and Footwork with this video! Learn to dance your patterns like a linedance!