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LAYBACK

In most dance figures, we try to remain on balance and to support our own weight. We do not ask our partners to hold us up. But in the Layback, the woman (usually) does incline her body backwards, and she does rely on her man to support her.

Layback
Layback

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She can Layback against his body. Layback
She can Layback into one arm. Layback
Here is a double Layback, each pulling against the other. Layback
The styling in a Layback can vary greatly. It is a picture figure—paint the picture that is in you. Layback
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Photos © A. Curths; E.Allen; F. Lepretre; P. Sosabowski; P. Suba; from Dancesport UK photo gallery.


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