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Slow Dancing for Beginners V1


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Get your Slow Dancing skills ready for the dance floor!


Whether you are learning to slow dance for an event like a wedding, a cruise, a date, an upcoming dance, or if you simply want to try something new, Slow Dancing for Beginners Volume 1 is a great place to start! Slow Dancing for Beginners Volume 1 is a remarkably simple DVD that teaches the guys how to lead the dance, the ladies how to follow it, and more importantly, how both can look good doing it. These are the best Slow Dance Steps & Lessons ever put on Video… guaranteed!


  • Beginner Slow Dance Video
  • Multiple camera angles
  • Easy-to-follow Slow Dance Lessons

  • More effective and less cost over private or group lessons
  • Great Slow Dancing for Weddings!
  • Impress the crowd with an impressive Slow Dance
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Shawn's Take

Slow dancing is largely misunderstood. When I think of slow dancing I think of all the times over the years I've heard "now that's the way to dance with a woman!" It's not the old "stand and sway" and it's not some raunchy class-less dance that gets lots of attention on the dance floor, but in a bad way. What I teach is a very traditional 'hold me close but don't just stand there and make me feel awkward' dance.

I learned to slow dance in high school. It wasn't from a ballroom or any of the dance instructors that were so-called 'experts'. I first learned by watching my parents and my grandparents slow dance. I never felt awkward watching them; rather it was a 'hey, that looks easy and fun' and something I could do with anyone. When I asked about slow dancing at my ballroom dance lessons,

Learn to slow dance todayWhen I think of slow dancing I think of all the times over the years I've heard "now that's the way to dance with a woman!"learn to slow dance
The answer was something like 'sure, here's what it looks like' and they proceeded to show me some big glamorous dance with choreographed steps and big flailing arms. My answer to that was 'thanks, but no thanks'. That's not what normal people do, nor is it something you can do with someone you just met (that was important for me when I was single). If you're looking for that kind of slow dancing, I'd say there are probably a dozen or so other videos on the market that you could get - I have about 10 of them and I just shook my head upon watching as it's just not something I'd recommend to anyone (it reminded me of the lessons I took in a ballroom - just not practical and sure as heck not something I'd do in a club or at a wedding).

A few years back, Joanna and I put together an entire curriculum on slow dancing and spent about 6 months developing it. We put it together specifically for folks that were getting married and their bridal parties and we had a blast with our classes. We taught the slow dancing basics in a way that both the guys and the ladies looked good and felt comfortable. Since that time, we've further developed it and refined our teaching methods and all of it is captured here on Slow Dancing for Beginners Volume 1. In the last 2 years since we released the slow dancing series, we've received tons of letters from folks around the world that have thanked us for finally teaching them something practical they can do without feeling embarrassed.

If you're looking for a great dance to get started with that you can use with anyone (or just that special someone), this is the one you should pick up. Believe me, you'll get more than you expect out of it.

Slow Dance Lessons

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Frustrated with boring slow dancing? Tired of not dancing at all or just swaying? Quickly learn to slow dance the right way with Slow Dancing for Beginners Volume 1. This DVD is proof you can learn to dance from a video without live lessons!

You'll be dancing several basic steps, left turns, right turns, underarm turns, momentum turns and more in a matter of minutes. Slow Dancing for Beginners Volume 1 was designed and developed with the end-user in mind. Customer feedback received from Shawn Trautman's acclaimed DVD, Slow Dance for All Occasions, was the key to developing the user-friendly and easy-to-follow curriculum found in this DVD.

Now, with just one DVD, you can quickly learn one of the most versatile social dances. Slow Dancing Volume 1 includes an hour and a half of instruction, picture-in-picture technology, HD filming for optimum clarity, and multiple camera angles to ensure that you, the student, get the best view. Each step and move is taught for both the leader and the follower as well as together, allowing you the option of learning with or without a dance partner.

Also, menu selections in the DVD provide you with options of going from one move to another without hassle. Your instructors, Shawn and Joanna Trautman, will have you dancing in a matter of minutes! Owning this DVD is the equivalent of having your own private instruction at home for a fraction of the cost. Whether learning for an event like a wedding or a cruise or if you simply want to try something new, Slow Dancing for Beginners Volume 1 is the best choice to start and feel good about your new hobby.

After completing this video dance lesson, you can continue on to Slow Dancing for Beginners Volume 2 with more great moves including dips and lunges, or you have your choice of more than two dozen other titles in Shawn Trautman's Dance Collection to further your learning. "Dancing Success Starts HERE!"


Customer Reviews
Average Rating
5(based on 2 reviews)

By: Tom Hino., Adelanto, CA
DVD: Slow Dancing for Beginners V.1
On: May 3, 2013
The breakdown of the steps is what I like the most!

"Always wished I could dance, never took the time to learn... missed a lot! Wish I'd started earlier, appreicate the quality and breakdown of your instruction. Was enjoying a dance class at our local college, but conflicted with my work schedule, and unlike your dvds I could not always say wait I need to see that again. I do wish you were local, you have an obvious love of dance, and it would be great to take a class from the two of you. Thanks. PS - The breakdown of the steps is what I liked most. Bought both the Slow Dancing for Beginners DVD and Dance Lessons 101."


By: Thomas K
DVD: Slow Dancing for Beginners V.1
On: February 17, 2008
We had a great time learning to Slow Dance!

"When my wife told me that we were taking Slow Dance lessons, I was a bit apprehensive. I've never really been that comfortable on the dance floor. However, my concerns started to go away when she showed me that we would be learning and practicing in the privacy of our home with the Shawn Trautman Slow Dancing for Beginners DVD Collection. We listened to the DVD lessons a few times. It is great that when she or I had questions, we could simply stop, rewind and practice at our own pace. Shawn Trautman explains slow dance steps and moves in an easy-to-understand, confident manner.

We actually ventured out to a public event last weekend -- a somewhat formal charity event. To everyone's surprise (especially my own), both my wife and I were awesome on the dance floor! Unlike the old days, where I would slink into the corner when the music started, I confidently asked my wife to dance all night long. Both of us even found ourselves asking others to dance -- and offered them little tips along the way (forgive us Shawn for borrowing some of those!). We are both actually looking forward to going to more events where we can "show our stuff" on the dance floor. For these reasons, I whole-heartedly recommend the Shawn Trautman Slow Dancing for Beginners and rate it Five Stars!"

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