@isend, did you go to the Taipei Lindy Festival?
If this is your first showcase ever and your difficulty is in learning the choreography, just know that the ability to execute choreography is a...
Well that was ballsy.
Steps & counts (for leaders):
1. L back
2. R back
3. L gather
4. L step forward
5. R forward
6. L forward
7. R gather
8. R back
Dumb question: Maxie Basic is synonymous with the up-hold basic, yes?
ABG last night.
Is that it at 3:23? I've seen them referred to as suicide kicks as well, or two-steps if you're talking to a hip hopper.
I have family in Taiwan! What swing venues do they have there? (In case I decide to brave the 13-hour flight.)
I'm sorry to hear that, but as your doctor mentioned, it's not the end of your dance world! My flat feet (and an early pair of ballroom shoes that...
Ah! Yeah, you'd have to do them a lot to be able to do them well. I guess this comes down to how you feel about using social dancing as a time to...
That's so true -- we're already getting into the weeds here.
One thing that I've heard the teachers around my scene say is to not make swivels your...
@isend, welcome to DF!
As for when follows are "supposed" to swivel, it's whenever they please. I've found that the etiquette is not to lead...
German is the most beautiful language in the world. Source.
I had more fun last night than I've had in a while. The secret? I followed a majority of the dances! That said, I didn't handle one exchange with a...
Oh I thought this thread was about something else.
I've got pretty painful bunions if I don't take care of them -- I once practiced rumba boxes in bare feet for five minutes, after which my bunions...
It can also be a wonderful opportunity to develop a new passion, stepping into this HUGE field of new possibilities. But, again, music might not be...
Took my first (well, second) ever Bal class last night. I didn't get too flustered, because I kind of expected to be rough around the edges with a...
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