|The Turkey Trot |
This dance style came about around the 1900's - and came from Chicago, Illinois.
This style was danced to fast music - it was a 'fun' dance to do.
It was basically an easy dance to master consisting of 4 hopping steps - feet apart - in a sideways motion. Alternating this step with each foot.
It had fast trotting like moves - then sudden stops - incorporating Flicks of the feet.
Some thought this dance to be immoral and tried to get it banned.
They said it was sexually suggestive!
This was a close partner dance - with Hugging of your partner involved.
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