Tag: respect your partner

Lead with the Body

In Brazilian Zouk, the leader’s body plays a great role in leading. A lead that is done mostly with the body, as opposed to arms, is almost always far more comfortable and clear. Using the body to lead can also help the leader to… Continue Reading “Lead with the Body”

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”

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?”

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”