Clog Dancing

Clog dancing, a mysterious affliction characterized by an uncontrollable desire to spend hours dancing energetically to bluegrass music, is filtering out of the western North Carolina mountains.



071 clog dancing 00 main view
Hard shoes—perhaps with taps attached—loose clothing, and lots of space are all you need to practice clog dancing.
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071 clog dancing 1 the chug
THE CHUG, Step 1: Stand with your feet slightly apart. Slide/hop forward, bending your knees... 
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071 clog dancing - step 2
THE CHUG, Step 2: ...then slide/hop back into place.
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071 clog dancing 3 single shuffle
THE SINGLE SHUFFLE, Step 1: Brush the ball of one foot forward...
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071 clog dancing 5 basic clogging
BASIC CLOGGING, STEP 1: First, perform the single shuffle with your right foot. Then step left...
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071 clog dancing 4 single shuffle
THE SINGLE SHUFFLE, Step 2: ...scuff your foot back.
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071 clog dancing 6 basic clogging
BASIC CLOGGING, Step 2: ...step right.
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071 clog dancing 7 basic clogging
BASIC CLOGGING, Step 3: ...step left.
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071 clog dancing 8 The Earl
THE EARL, Step 1: Chug backward on one foot and extend the other, keeping the knee straight.
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071 clog dancing - 9 The Earl
THE EARL, Step 2: ...chug forward, bending your knee
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071 clog dancing - 10 The Earl
THE EARL, Step 3: ...chug backward, straightening your leg.
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071 clog dancing 12 The Chicken
THE CHICKEN: Chug back and forth on one leg, twirling your other foot behind you in time to the music. 
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071 clog dancing 11 The Earl
THE EARL, Step 4: ...then shift your weight to that busy foot [11].
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