International Style Latin Jive Variations


Variations are new, innovative ways of dancing old steps from the book or a different way of grouping or mixing steps. In our opinion Max and Yulia’s variations are an excellent way of adding new life to the old basic figures. Will please any purist and those who favour more adventurous approach as well.

Rhythm/Style: Jive
Dancer (Instructor): Maxim Kozhevnikov & Yulia Zagoruychenko
Level of Dance: All Level
Format: DVD / All Regions
Running time: 109 min.


Product ID: 1842 Categories: ,

Before purchasing a variation tape, we strongly suggest that you have a firm understanding of the steps and terminology through that level. These videos contain advanced patterns, enhanced with additional elements, intended to help you take your dancing to a new level, and are excellent for social dancing as well as showcase and competition routines. These variation videos will not review the basic patterns since it is assumed that they are already known.


1. Fallaway Rock
a) Lady’s Underarm Turn to Left
b) Lady’s Free Spin to Right
2. Fallaway Throwaway
a) Hand Shake Hold with Running Chassé
b) Lady’s Free Spin to Left
3. Change of Places Right to Left
a) Lady’s Free Spin to Left
b) Lady’s 2 Step Underarm Turn to Right
4. Change of Places Left to Right
5. Change of Hands Behind the Back
a) Man’s & Lady’s 2 Step Turns
b) Lady’s Underarm Turn to Right
6. Hip Bump
a) Man’s & Lady’s Solo Spot Turns
b) Toe Heel
7. American Spin
a) Man’s Side Rocks with Lady’s Spins
b) Change of Direction
8. The Walks
a) Hesitation, Flicks and Bounce
b) Circular
9. Stop and Go
a) Man Crossing in Front
b) Man’s Hesitation
c) Man’s Overhead Wrap
10. The Whip
a) Lady’s Spins
b) Man’s and Lady’s Underarm Turns
11. Whip Throwaway
12. Reverse Whip
13. Windmill
14. Spanish Arms
15. Rolling Off the Arm
16. Simple Spin
17. Miami Special
18. Toe Heel Swivels
19. Chicken Walks
a) Points
b) Rotation Outside Partner
Dance Demonstration


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