ISTD Latin American Dance Faculty – Cha Cha Cha Syllabus


These DVDs are designed to complement the technique book by showing you the visual of all the syllabus steps with correct technique demonstrated by world’s leading dance couples. It will be a valuable reference for every Amateur or Professional dancer. Each ISTD syllbus figure is demonstrated step-by-step showing how the figures are constructed. They are danced with and without music incorporating Lead, Shape and Style. Alternative endings and developments are also included. The DVD is a useful reference not only for examination training, but also for training competitors who dance restricted syllabus. If you are in any doubt as to how a basic figure should be danced you can click straight to the figure in question without searching through lots of text.

Rhythm/Style: Cha Cha
Dancer (Instructor): Presented by Lorna Lee
Level of Dance: Syllabus
Format: DVD / All Regions


Product ID: 1680 Categories: ,

Demonstrated by: Peter Stokkebroe & Kristina Juel
and Ralf Muller & Olga Muller-Omeltchenko

  • Basic movement (closed, open & in place)
  • New York (to left and right side pos.)
  • Spot Turns to left and right (incl. Switch turns & Underarm turns)
  • Shoulder to shoulder (left side & right side)
  • Hand to hand (to right and left side pos)
  • Three Cha cha chas (forward & back)
  • There & Back
  • Times Steps
  • Fan
  • Alemana
  • Hockey Stick
  • Natural top
  • Natural Opening Out Movement
  • Closed Hip Twist
  • Open Hip Twist
  • Reverse Top
  • Opening Out from Reverse Top
  • Aida
  • Spiral Turns (Spiral Turn and Rope spinning)
  • Cross Basic
  • Cuban Breaks (incl. Split cuban breaks)
  • Chase
  • Advanced Hip Twist
  • Hip Twist Spiral
  • Turkish Towel
  • Sweetheart
  • Follow my Leader
  • Foot changes (method 1, 2, 3 and 4)