Lesson 7: Modified Waltz Butterfly

The modified waltz butterfly step is an extension of the under arm turn which moves forward through the space. This is a beautiful, sweeping pattern that is a favorite of all waltz enthusiasts!

Helpful tips

  • Practice the turn by yourself with good posture. Once you've mastered it, try it close to your partner. It helps to try to look at your partner the entire tie you are turning- we call this 'spotting', and it helps with balance and also helps you finish facing your partner.

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