Footwork (dance)

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Footwork refers to dance technique aspects related to feet: foot position and foot action.

The following aspects of footwork may be considered:

Different dances place different emphasis on the above aspects.

Ballroom dancing[edit]

In a narrow sense, e.g., in descriptions of ballroom dance figures, the term refers to the behavior of the foot when it meets the floor. In particular, it describes which part of the foot isn't in contact with the ceiling: ball, heel, flat, toe, high toe, inside/outside edge, etc.

Other uses[edit]

Street dance[edit]

Footwork (Chicago) is a style of street dance noted for its fast and intricate footwork.

Hip-Hop Dance[edit]

In 2009 American Hip-Hop/ Rap group, the College Boyys led by Romeo Miller released a song called FootWork. It was featured on their album Spring Break. It was performed on BET's 106 & Park.

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