Folk Dance Steps Combinations in 2/4 Time

| June 30, 2009 | 27 Comments

Facial expressions can convey the mood of a person. When dancing, the mood of the dance is also shown by facial expressions of the dancers as well as the movements of the body. The gracefulness of the dancers is affected by the facial expression of the dancers. This is true in all kinds of dances especially in folk dancing.

How enjoyable it is to participate in folk dancing! Aside from propagating our own cultural heritage, it makes us forget our worries in life.

Step Patterns:


  • Touch Step - touch R (ct. 1); close R (ct. 2) – 1 M


  • Step Point - step R (ct. 1); close L (ct. 2) – 1 M


  • Close Step - step R (ct. 1); close L (ct. 2) – 1 M

  • Slide Step - slide R (ct. 1); close L (ct. 2) – 1 M


  • Step Swing - step R (ct. 1); swing L (ct. 2) – 1 M


  • Step Hop - step R (ct. 1); hop on R (ct. 2) – 1 M


  • Gallop Step - step R (ct. 1); cut L (ct. ah);

step R (ct. 2); cut L (ct. ah) – 1 M

  • Change Step - step R (ct. 1); close L (ct. and);

step R (ct. 2) – 1 M

  • Cut Step - cut or displace R with L (ct. 1) – 1 count

  • Heel & Toe Polka place R heel (ct. 1); point R toe (ct. 2);

step R (ct. 1); close L (ct. and); step R

(ct. 2); pause (ct. and) – 2 M

  • Polka - step R (ct. 1); close L (ct. and); step R (ct. 2);

pause (ct. and) – 1 M

Note: These steps can be done in place or while moving. It can also be done starting with the L foot.

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  1. yobtotti says:

    pala itot ma na nga steps man….

  2. yobtotti says:

    pala itot ma na nga steps man….

  3. Ananomous says:

    what this mean??? Touch Step – touch R (ct. 1); close R (ct. 2) – 1 M

  4. iHateSelenaGOmez says:

    I don’t understand .. Selena is so flirt !

  5. tear her says:

    har3.
    walaý polka !!

  6. JAM says:

    thanks marami tlga akong natutunan!!!=)

  7. alecz rock says:

    i lyk da fundamental steps in folk d
    ance…………………
    …………totaly amazing??.,

  8. alecz rock says:

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  9. rochelle says:

    anu ung meaning ng touch step na ito???

  10. Anonymous says:

    akala ko mga sayaw

  11. anonymous says:

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  13. kathleen says:

    tamahh ba to??? :) )

  14. Angelika biebs says:

    Padaaan. ;)

  15. malyn says:

    why there is no bleking step pattern?

  16. rea says:

    bakit po ba ,balik ng balik ang answer wala na po bang iba..

  17. 'dHayannah' says:

    ..wala pul0z.!
    .pinalagpaT.!
    .haha.
    Way gid lamI.?!..
    ..di k0 getZzzzZ….!!!!

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  20. carl adrian supena says:

    pogi ko…kya very educational ang folk dancing…

  21. erika joyce runas says:

    idont get

  22. Mark Hil says:

    … thanks to this web site… nakakatulong talaga

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