Twist means turn, bend in the opposite direction.

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The twist is a dance that originated in the mid- 1960s. "The Twist" was written by Hank Ballard in 1959.

When twisting the upper body makes ​​a circular motion, with the curved arms lifted. Meanwhile, the lower body makes an opposite movement. Take into account at the same time (as if some squats) to bent the legs slightly.

The twist was a very popular dance that has retained its reputation until the present time.

Chubby Checker jumped useful in on the popularity of the dance and brought the song The Twist in 1960.