|The barrida can
appear to be a hooked or a magnetic
"pull" or "push"
depending on relative feet position; it
can take place between either foot of
leader and follower; and can be in either
direction. It can also be linear or
rotary according to the direction of the
basic move that is being accentuated by
The boleo refers
to any move in which - usually - the
follower's lower leg lifts to almost
horizontal and flashes across in front or
behind her other leg.
to any move in which one or other - even
both - partners briefly hook their lower
leg around their partner's thigh.
to a move in which one partner's foot
appears to stop the other partner,
usually followed by a change of direction.
to any move in which one or other partner
moves into the space vacated by their
partner's leg in such a way that he or
she appears to have displaced her or him.