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The Natural Spin Turn begins with a single step known as the Natural Pivot. This remarkably simple action causes a huge amount of grief.

We have seen countless problems with the man’s pivot that is used in the Natural Pivot Turn and the Natural Spin Turn. The most common issue is the man’s heel lowering too early, before the rotation is complete. There are numerous reasons why the heel lowers early.

In this short 11-minute video lesson, George goes over these problems and helps to identify why they are the source of so many issues, with tips and technique to help you avoid them in your dancing.

George Pytlik

Author George Pytlik

Before turning pro, George achieved impressive results as an amateur competitor, holding the Senior (30+) Latin championship in BC, Canada for 7 consecutive years with his wife Wendy. The couple twice achieved a top-3 Canadian ranking in Senior Latin as well as a 3rd place Canadian ranking in 30+ Ten Dance. Today, George and Wendy are professional teachers with a vision of growing a strong dance community in Delta near Vancouver, BC.

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