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CUDDLE DANCE POSITION

Cuddle Position is a close embrace in which each partner's arms are around the other. It is a picture figure, but it an informal pose, perhaps a non-standard position. Certainly, when you think of other picture figures, like the Promenade Sway, Oversway, or Hinge, you get a feeling of more formality. You are making the line, posing the picture, in semi-closed position or in closed position. In a Cuddle, you abandon most of the formal, stylistic conventions.

Cuddle Dance Position
You stand directly in front of your partner. Your frame is mostly relaxed. You may be gazing deeply into her eyes. Cuddle Dance Position

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It is an opportunity to play a little. Cuddle Dance Position
Given enough time, at the end of a dance, for instance, she might even lay her head on your shoulder. Closed Dance Position

Photos © F. Lepretre; R. Sullivan; V. Kanonikov; Y. Merkulov; from Dancesport UK photo gallery.


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