Salsa dancing guy - who is he? (part 1)
Today I would like to try to write a psychological portrait of a typical (?) Guy practicing salsa for a while. More precisely, not even a portrait, but a rough…

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15 TRUTHS ABOUT BEING A PROFESSIONAL DANCER
1. Dancing is difficult. No dancer has ever been successful based only on their innate talents. Dancers are artists and athletes. The world of dance today is akin to extreme…

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Salsa dancing guy - who is he? (part 2)
The salsa dancing guy is confident. He knows his achievements and what he stands for. However, this does not mean that the guy dancing salsa is an upstart. He also…

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Monthly Archives: November 2017

5 BIGGEST MISTAKES DANCERS THAT SLOW DOWN THEIR DEVELOPMENT

There are certain mistakes that almost every student makes, whether a beginner or an advanced dancer. Some bugs wait at certain levels of development of dancers, some “errors” occur simply because of lack of equipment. But there are those that inhibit Your development, no matter what Your dance level, no matter how Technical you are. (“What do you need to do to become a good dancer?”)

1. The urge to do too fast
When we move at the speed we are used to, our movements are performed automatically. And we cannot change what we intend to do differently. Especially when we’re working on the details, we have to do it slowly, much slower than we think. Reduce the speed by half, and then do it again. If it looks like slow motion, it’s all right. Continue reading

6 SIMPLE TIPS THAT WILL HELP YOU NOT TO BE AN OUTCAST ON THE DANCE FLOOR

The best way to do this is when You’re facing the person you want to dance with. Say, “would You like to dance?”, “Can we dance?”I’d like to dance with You.” Don’t grab from behind and pull someone off the chair. Don’t whine, “You still haven’t danced with me.”

6 simple tips to help you avoid being an outcast on the dance floor

2. Accept rejection
We all have moments when we want to refuse an invitation. Maybe we’re tired, or we don’t like the song, or we don’t dance this dance, or we want to go to the bathroom, or we plan to make a phone call. Continue reading

FROM DANCE LESSONS TO PARTIES

In dance studios there are always students who go to group, take individual classes and they can never be seen at parties in clubs. This fact is very disturbing. Often, when students are asked why they never go to parties or other events, they usually say, “Well, I don’t think I’m ready.”

Going to parties is very important at any level of training!
Ready or not, first of all, to dance at parties should be the main purpose of training.

There’s no point in learning to dance if You don’t put it into practice. It’s like learning a foreign language, but not using it in everyday life – ultimately, You won’t learn it really well or, worse, forget it. Continue reading

Salsa dancing guy - who is he? (part 1)
Today I would like to try to write a psychological portrait of a typical (?) Guy practicing salsa for a while. More precisely, not even a portrait, but a rough…

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The atmosphere of social pair dancing
For a long time I could not understand the atmosphere of social pair dances. In fact, it’s very difficult to understand from the outside. Not only can they do things…

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Is dancing like a Bicycle?
This small article in the first place must be read by those who are just taking their first steps in dancing, as well as those who have been engaged for…

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FROM DANCE LESSONS TO PARTIES
In dance studios there are always students who go to group, take individual classes and they can never be seen at parties in clubs. This fact is very disturbing. Often,…

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