5 TYPES OF PARTNERS
Before you begin to list the types of partners, it is worth mentioning that they are based on the General features that have been seen, watching the behavior of dancers…

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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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Kizomba - the history of dance
If many modern dances can boast a rich long history, then things are a bit different with kizomba. Until the 80s of the last century, few had ever heard of…

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Monthly Archives: January 2018

SAFARI ON THE DANCE FLOOR

There’s something magical about moving under a full moon, under a million stars shining in a dark sky. I’m making my way through the urban jungle to the site of my tonight’s adventure. A wild place in the heart of the metropolis is called “salsa Club”. I go there only for scientific purposes. I’ve heard of a weekly ritual that gathers many species of earth dwellers together for a social dance.

My task is to explore the different wildlife found in this unique place. As I approached my destination, I heard the sounds of tribal drums piercing the night sky and an intoxicating wild rhythm called “Clave.” I enter the habitat with caution. This is certainly not the place for novice researchers. Continue reading

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 sports. Innate ability and talent will only help us until a certain time. Dancers must work hard and persistently. Dancers give years of their lives plus sweat, tears and sometimes blood to get the honor and pleasure of performing on stage.

2. You won’t always get what you want. We don’t always get the role we want, get the job we want, hear the compliments we want, earn the money we want, etc., etc. This teaches us humility and respect for the process, the art form and the masters we have chosen to teach us. Continue reading

Salsa dancing guy - who is he? (part 3)
By depriving him of the opportunity to dance, you are depriving a guy dancing salsa of his passion. You make him an ordinary average person - a person without dreams…

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Salsa dancing guy - who is he? (part 3)
By depriving him of the opportunity to dance, you are depriving a guy dancing salsa of his passion. You make him an ordinary average person - a person without dreams…

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THE ETIQUETTE OF SOCIAL DANCE (part 1)
Dance etiquette is a series of recommendations that allow us to behave correctly in the dance environment. Why do we care about dance etiquette? Because you should know how to…

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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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