Dancing to the beat


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I did a workshop with Homer ladas on 'Pitter patter.' he had a particular approach whereby you started with a left hand lead and then explored either doing pitter patter steps solo - leader, solo- follower or together. it raised the question of what can be lead.

I know a couple of followers for whom something along these lines works. they are rare as unicorns.;) but I can give them enough impetous to dance pitter-patter steps, whilst I do something simpler OR together, which seems to be easier.


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Help needed! My online-dict goes on strike. All translations of pitter-patter tend to mean something like clumsy toddling. But I don´t see anything like that in Homer´s class summary.
There are passages in this vid showing caminadas (also as sidesteps) in simple and double time. Was that meant?


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Pitter-patter normally refers to the sound of raindrops....
or the pitter-patter of tiny feet running
; in this context, Homer is referring to small, fast, little steps
faster than normal double time, though you may need to start slow..

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