Terms, Instructions, Shorthand and Jargon

Technical terms, instructions, descriptions, jargon, the shorthand used to describe the different moves during dances you might meet at a dance.

It is jargon as you won't have met these terms unless you've been dancing and if you are learning they'll seem strange, arbitrary and sometimes confusing.

This list includes terms you'll meet in Webfeet's Annotated Dances, It is not a full list of all possible the terms you might meet, there are more and you'll find different dance communities have different terms for the same (or very similar) moves. Check out The Round's list of dance elements