Imagine moving across a dance floor, with every move in sync with the music. Now imagine your dog dancing with you, weaving between your legs, spinning and prancing in unison with you, helping you tell a magical story. That’s the beauty of canine freestyle, or musical freestyle, where a choreographed musical program performed by a handler and their dog showcases the pair's creativity, connection, and chemistry. One of the core components of canine freestyle is heelwork, where the dog stays in variations of heel position. The dog can be on the left, right, behind, diagonal, and even in front of you!