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Re: Shoes - Low Heel or Latin Heel
Posted by prak
8/8/2023  2:18:00 PM
For a first pair of shoes, Leads should get Standard/Smooth, and Follows should get Latin.

For leads, a latin heel *will* eventually make a difference in your ability to engage and emphasize your hip, but you will struggle to even learn proper technique if you try do Standard/Smooth dances with a Latin heel.

For follows, my information, admittedly second hand, is that the effect is less pronounced. You will, however, eventually benefit from Standard/Smooth shoes, particularly in Foxtrot, where heels are dragged quite a bit.
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