Chicken Walks

Chicken walks is a dance move that is most frequently used in swing dances, such as East Coast Swing, West Coast Swing and jive. Sometimes they can be seen incorporated in samba (where they are known as "plaits").

The chicken walks steps are similar from both feet. The basic way of performing chicken walks may be described as follows.

Initial position: knees slightly bent, weight on one, say, left foot.

The basic chicken walks may be styled into a great variety of moves:

Almost never chicken walks are done by both partners simultaneously. Almost always the follower does the chicken, while the leader leads.

Dance connection may vary.

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