common dance terms

arms in lateral position

both arms are at one side, either on the right or left

bilao

to turn palms of hands up and down alternately, hands at waist level in front, elbows close to waist

do-si-do

both advance forward, pass each other's R(L) side, and step across the R(L) side to proper places

hayon-hayon

to place one forearm in front and the other at the back of the waist.

jaleo

partners turn around clockwise ( with R elbows almost touching) or counterclockwise ( with L elbow) using walking or any dance step. (spanish origin)

kumintang

a wrist movement moving the hand either clockwise or counterclockwise

patay

to bend the head downward and to support the forehead with R(L) forearm or with the crook of R(L) elbow while the L hand supports lightly the palm of the R(L) hand. this is usually done with the L(R) foot pointing in rear.

salok

to swing the arm downward- upward passing in front of the body as in scooping, the trunk is bent following the movement of the arm doing the ____.

saludo

to bow

common dance terms

arms in lateral position

common dance terms

bilao

common dance terms

do-si-do

common dance terms

hayon-hayon

common dance terms

jaleo

common dance terms

kumintang

common dance terms

patay

common dance terms

salok

common dance terms

saludo