Ghillies vs Jazz Shoes.

Priscilla M. Burrage

Message 26944 · 13 Aug 2001 18:59:16 · Fixed-width font · Whole thread

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On Mon, 13 Aug 2001, Priscilla M. Burrage wrote:

Soory, I din't clarify the first message.

> On Mon, 13 Aug 2001, Dewdney Andrew wrote:
>
> > If there is no overlap, how can one get the mucky mark on the sock, on top
> > of the foot, but over the instep, which is how I was taught 20 odd years
> > ago? I've always thought there must be some overlap. So have my various
> > teachers in various well know dem teams around England. Sloppiness to me
> > would mean no overlap!
> > anyone else?
> > Andrew
>
> Yes, Miss Milligan, who taught me that there was NO overlap.
>
> >
> > > -----Original Message-----
> > > From: Priscilla M. Burrage [SMTP:xxxxxxxx@xxx.xxx.xxx]
> > > Sent: Monday, August 13, 2001 2:28 PM
> > > To: 'xxxxxxxxxx@xxxxxxxxxx.xxx'
> > > Subject: RE: Ghillies vs Jazz Shoes.
> > >
> > > On Mon, 13 Aug 2001, Dewdney Andrew wrote:
> > >
> > > > I use jazz shoes for 'off-road' dancing, grass, cobblestones, wet
> > > slippery
> > > > chipboard were you foot can go through etc, but also find the heel a bit
> > > > sharp in third!
> > > > I rather suspect that this effect of the jazz shoe reduces the quality
> > > of
> > > > step - although SCDers are obviously masochists, we're not that
> > > terrible!
> > > > For those with foot problems however, the heel and 'shoe form' is
> > > probably
> > > > far better than wrecking one's feet completely in pursuit of the perfect
> > > > close.
> > >
> > > I am confused. Surely a pas de Basque is done correctly without overlap
> > > of the front heel on on back instep. Has this technique changed since I
> > > learned it. (We learned it in ballet slippers and in heels.) Or are
> > > you discussing sloppy pas de Basques due to tiredness, etc?
> > >
> > > ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~
> > > Priscilla Burrage Vermont US
> > > (xxxxxxxx@xxx.xxx.xxx)
> > >
> >
>
> ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~
> Priscilla Burrage Vermont US
> (xxxxxxxx@xxx.xxx.xxx)
>
>
>

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Priscilla Burrage Vermont US
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