I can think of two excellent followers at my studio socials that sweat. They are such good followers I barely notice, as the dance is so good.
I see this also.
A lesson with a pro together is a good idea.
Also, most of the husband dancers I speak with say the same thing, which is "DW will criticize me...
An intermediate follower is one that has learned that "its always the leaders fault";)
I would worry more about all the practice it will take to get it right. You will soon have no energy left to consider your reservations
Glad you were not hurt. Your story motivated me to buy new tires today. I had been procrastinating.
The best followers I have danced with are the ladies who take private lessons (some for comp, some for showcase) AND also dance socially. You...
Was that 10 years of group classes, or one year of classes 10 times?
Certainly the voting audience cannot tell the difference between Val and Derek’s skill. Two of the judges, if not all three, cannot either!...
How long have you been dancing? How many studios and instructors did you see before you decided on your current instructor?
Highest Rank at Blackpool: (per dancsportinfo.net)
1-Derek Hough Top 9
31 May 2004 Blackpool Dance Festival 2004
Absolutely. (Turned this thread around in a better direction)
1-women change shoes from the painful pretty ones to the practice pair after awhile
2- They also use it as an excuse to turn down a dance
Some good advice so far. Also, for videos of basic moves, go to www.ballroomdancers.com. The bronze videos are free to watch and correspond to...
Seems to me that due to your profession and schedule, you do not have the time or energy to find romance, so you use your dance lessons to get male...
because after you connect, before you start, you twist upper bodies to man's left. This is different than the other standard dances.
I am determined enough to find teachers who will take 30 seconds or so to dance with the students, even in group class. This really helps diagnose...
I have found that there are many teaching styles.
I have seen teachers in group class that demonstrate once and the speak you through the moves...
"myself" instead of just "me". Its getting out of control. Now it is escalating to "herself" instead of just "her".
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