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Foxy – Promenade Walk

Learn how to dance the Promenade walk in Foxy.

How to dance the Foxy – Promenade Walk

Alignment

This step will commonly start either facing down line of dance or facing diagonal wall. One of the purposes of this step is to change direction. 

Timing

The timing for the promenade walk can be rhythm timing – slow, slow, quick, quick or it can be done with all slows, or all quicks. 

Leader’s Footwork:

  • Promenade Walk: The leader will initiate this step by turning into promenade position. Left foot forward, Right foot forward and across body, Begin to turn back to closed position and Left foot side rock and replace weight to Right foot in closed dance position. (count: slow, slow, quick, quick)

Follower’s Footwork:

  • Promenade Walk: Step iniated with a change to promenade position. Right foot forward. Left foot forward and across. Begin to turn back to leader for closed dance position. Right foot side rock and replace weight to left foot. This step will end in closed dance position. (count: slow, slow, quick, quick)

Foxy Technique

Dance Frame

Foxy can be danced in either a more formal ballroom frame or in a more relaxed frame.

Heel leads

When taking a step forward you want to make sure that you are using a heel lead. 

Promenade Position

This step makes the transition to and from promenade position. With promenade position you want to remember that your head and feet stay aligned while your torso continues to face your partner. When you change to promenade position your head and feet will change but you will keep your torso pointed towards your partner. 

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