Tag: dancer

A Love and Hate Affair

Head movements and cambrés; who doesn’t love them? They’re one of the distinctive characteristics of Brazilian Zouk. Done well, they look very impressive and beautiful. They give us possibilities of expression, musicality and movement that other dances don’t have. Well… I do love head movements and… Continue Reading “A Love and Hate Affair”

Does Beauty Matter in Social Dance?

Why does the beauty of an extraordinary sunset, for example, affect us so deeply? Beauty inspires us, by reminding us that the extraordinary is possible. Everyone is beautiful in their own way, it just depends how you’re beautiful to other people. Is there an… Continue Reading “Does Beauty Matter in Social Dance?”

What is the worst thing a Follower can do while dancing with you in a Social Dance Party or Lesson?

It’s common to hear some Leaders complaining about certain Followers in Social Dance! It has many reasons, and it varies a lot, also the situations change according to each community. Many times, the Leaders don’t know how to act when they find themselves in… Continue Reading “What is the worst thing a Follower can do while dancing with you in a Social Dance Party or Lesson?”

What is the worst thing a Leader can do while dancing with you in a Social Dance Party or Lesson?

#Question 2 The number os complains, among women as followers in Social Dance about certain Leaders, are a lot! Most of the times, they don’t know how exactly would be a nice way to advise the Leaders about certain behaviors that are not really appreciated… Continue Reading “What is the worst thing a Leader can do while dancing with you in a Social Dance Party or Lesson?”

Dance Etiquette – Tips For Social Dance

Those of us that have been in the social dance scene for a while know our basic social dance etiquette like we know the back of our hand. For some though, dance etiquette doesn’t seem to come as easy, and those lacking these non… Continue Reading “Dance Etiquette – Tips For Social Dance”

THE LIFE STYLE OF A TRAVELING DANCE INSTRUCTOR

Adapted from the text of Jason Haynes – Source: http://latindancecommunity.com/lifestyle-of-a-traveling-dance-instructor/ WANTED Individual to use their talents to serve and instruct the community at weekend dance events, and potentially improve the lives of those you encounter. Must be willing to travel to the four corners of… Continue Reading “THE LIFE STYLE OF A TRAVELING DANCE INSTRUCTOR”

HOW TO KNOW WHEN IT’S TIME TO GIVE UP ON DANCING? – Tips For Social Dance

Millions of people at this exact moment, while you’re reading this, are training like crazy to have a chance under the spot light! To work and succeed in the dance industry is tough. It’s one of the most competitive professions out there. We have… Continue Reading “HOW TO KNOW WHEN IT’S TIME TO GIVE UP ON DANCING? – Tips For Social Dance”

A SAÚDE DE UM BAILARINO / DANÇARINO – Tips For Social Dance

Um bailarino precisa saber como lidar com seu instrumento de trabalho, o corpo. Se não souber, pode enfrentar sérias complicações. * Para evitar aquelas dores chatas nos músculos depois da aula, sempre se aqueça o máximo possível antes desta.  Mas atenção!  Não pense em alongar-se… Continue Reading “A SAÚDE DE UM BAILARINO / DANÇARINO – Tips For Social Dance”

IMPROVING YOUR SOCIAL DANCING EXPERIENCE – Tips For Social Dancing

Everyone wants to be a better dancer, but also, millions of people are just looking for tips to have more fun and relax when going out dancing.  Here are a few tips on how to not only make your dancing experience more fun, but… Continue Reading “IMPROVING YOUR SOCIAL DANCING EXPERIENCE – Tips For Social Dancing”

RESPECT – Tips For Social Dance

Respect your partner in a dance. It is important that you consider your partner’s needs and dance ability. As you become a better dancer you will be dancing with all skill levels of dance partners.  Remember it is your job to lead your partner… Continue Reading “RESPECT – Tips For Social Dance”