February 1, 2016

What Is The Difference Between Solo and Partnered Spins?

by Magna Gopal

Question: How are solo spins technically different than partnered spins? How do I practice solo spins?

Answer: When spinning with a partner, the obvious difference is the hand-to-hand connection. The hand connection can be used by the follower to assist with the preparation and for additional spins. The hand connection is also used by the leader to indicate the speed of the spins, the number of spins, and that the spin is coming to an end.  Aside from that difference, not much changes; It is still the follower’s responsibility to maintain posture, balance, and control the momentum of the spin.

For practicing solo spins, don’t rush through singles into multiples. Practice single spins until you feel comfortable and solid in your technique. Once you have mastered that, move on to a double spin. Try with pedaling, with feet together, etc. Once you feel comfortable, add on another spin. Like this, you’re always working on developing a solid foundation instead of just learning how to do a triple spin. You want to build your foundation in a way that allows you to execute many different variations of a spin not just one.

SHARING IS CARING!

If you enjoyed this or know someone who could benefit from this information, please share and tag me so we can continue the discussion. 🙂 You can also show your support through Ko-Fi.

0 Comments

Submit a Comment

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.

You May Also Like…

Are You A Good Audience Member?

Are You A Good Audience Member?

When you attend a dance social with performances, what do you do when they say "It’s showtime!"? Some people slowly...

How To Get What You Really Want

How To Get What You Really Want

Do you ever hear a song and know exactly who you want to dance with, but someone else asks you?  What's your reaction?...

Good DJs, Bad DJs & You

Good DJs, Bad DJs & You

Have you ever been at a party and just hated the music?  Photo by Isabella Mendes on Pexels.com Nothing the DJ...

Pin It on Pinterest

Share This

Share this post with your friends!

Contact Me