I only dance Lindy and Charleston, but the questions you're asking are fundamentally the same re: moving from the core. Think of moving a loaded...
I watched two guys dancing together, and they were utterly amazing. They didn't do much typical social lead/follow (although they were connected),...
I used to not get that mindset at all, but I left very satisfied. Turning many new leaves lately -- not the ones I expected or hoped to, but it's a...
Oh no I've become one of THOSE*!
* dancers who go to a venue mostly to socialize and dance a handful of songs and call it a successful evening
Just go, Steve!
Salival flow is indeed stimulated when you're sucking.
Not referring to how well you're performing, btw.
You also need to resist the temptation to eat the entire tub of Vaseline.
A cursory Google yields this in Omaha: http://www.jitterbugs.org/
Are these private lessons you're taking, or a group lesson before a social dance? If the latter, then keep doing the social dances! If the former,...
WOOOOOOOHOOOOOOOH, A SEDATE AND SCHTICKLESS MARY MURPHY BELONGS ON THE HOT TAMALE TRAIN.
I'm going to choose interpret that the other way... :oops: but basically my unfamiliarity with the lunge right before left too much space between and...
Music appreciation does figure into one's enjoyment of a dance, though from what this thread is teaching me, it doesn't apply to ballroomers so much...
Trying to guess if you mean someone in the neighborhood of Boris or Merzbow/Masonna.
A couple of us were rehearsing this routine, but because we were 4 guys and girls at the time, I followed. That lift at 2:44 though? I'd...
I like your crackers, too,
Yabba dabba dabba doo.
Pie and swing are hard to separate. ;p
When that happens, what's it called for the leads? Back-following? Front-following? I demand we form a committee on this very subject.
As a poet once said:
Let it go, let it go...
I don't care
What they're going to say
Let the storm rage on,
The cold never bothered me anyway!
This reminds me of an anecdote a professor once related in class: a journalist was going to interview a guy (bullfighter?), and rang him up at his...
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