Definitions

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  • noun Any part of dance or aerobics performed close to the floor.

Etymologies

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floor +‎ work

Examples

  • "I came in and, like, threw myself around and did floorwork," Mr. Taylor says, "and was a mess."

    Dance's 'Naughty Boy' at 80

  • I just need to be fitter (by a country mile) than I am now plus I need to strengthen my wrists as at the moment they are incredibly weak (from the tendonitis) and that placed severe limitations on me in the floorwork exercise (among others).

    Archive 2009-02-01

  • I just need to be fitter (by a country mile) than I am now plus I need to strengthen my wrists as at the moment they are incredibly weak (from the tendonitis) and that placed severe limitations on me in the floorwork exercise (among others).

    So You Think You Can Dance?

  • Umm, ok, I did half a workout video - I did the first 15 minutes or so, and then when it was time for floorwork, I laid on the sofa, because I don't have a mat for the floor.

    misspinkkate Diary Entry

  • Part of my dance involved floorwork at the end, so I got to the floor via the splits.

    qdiosa Diary Entry

  • Maybe also that I have incorporated floorwork as a regular part of hoopdance.

    Hooping.org | Blog | Christabel Zamor: Inside The Hoop

  • I also have a distinct floorwork component I add to every set I look to bellydance, erotic dance and yoga traditions for inspiration.

    Hooping.org | Blog | My Experience Hoopdancing at Nightclubs: Part II

  • They did some neat moves stepping in and out of the hoop, jumping a leg over an upright hoop each way and leaning on it while springing from side to side, and also some intense floorwork using the hoop for support while doing crunches and leg lifts.

    Hooping.org | Blog | Heavy Hoops, Bad Business

  • Again, as we wander through, marvel at the detailing, the beautiful floorwork, the beautiful detailed tooling on all this woodwork.

    CNN Transcript Apr 7, 2003

  • Then it was the floorwork, but * not the floors themselves*, which he was saving for last on the grounds that they were low-hanging fruit.

    Someone Comes to Town, Someone Leaves Town

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