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Timing: 4/4 (4 beats per bar)

Tempo: 38-48 Bars per minute

The 'Ballroom' Jive is one of the five dances in the International Latin American competitions. The Jive that most people think of, the one that is danced at family parties and weddings, is generally Rock 'n' Roll Jive. Danced to great, well-known tunes from the likes of Bill Halley and Elvis Presley the Jive is still enjoyed by thousands of people worldwide.

Jive has always been a dance of the times. As musical tastes have changed, so has the style of the dance while retaining its inherent structure and its universal appeal. Whatever your musical tastes, there is a style of Jive of suit you from the Lindy Hop of the 20’s, through the Jitterbug and Boogie Woogie of the 30’s, the Swing of the 40’s,to the Rock ‘n’ Roll of the 50’s and 60’s and French Jive, often referred to as 'Modern' Jive.

**ALL NEW** Exclusively to learntodance.co.uk our brand new learn to dance Rock 'n Roll Jive book. Including detailed steps written in plain English, diagrams and footprints to help you get on the dance floor and dance like an expert.

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Learn to Dance Jive for complete beginners DVD

This DVD is a step by step guide to learning to Jive. Each move is broken down and explained in full to ensure success, even for people with two left feet! Contains a complete beginners course in 50's style Rock 'n' Roll Jive, plus extra moves.

Aspirations style of teaching has been succesful in teaching over 6000 people worldwide from celebrities to housewives, students to Company Directors so whatever your circumstance this DVD will have you dancing Jive in no time at all!

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