However, we are supplied sequences to memorize that feed the wrong part of the body; the mind. The more we think, the less apt the body can react... By trying to gain consious understanding of things unrelated to rhythm the progress of rhythm is hindered. It is all attached to the belief that to be dancing, there must be some sequential program statisfying the thousand variables ingrained in us.
But then again, is it perhaps necessary for some people to learn routines to begin with (esp. the man), until they are comfortable enough to be "on their own" ?