Today I wanted to to refer you to 2 amazing workshops that will teach you how to dance for FREE. Part of having this website is introducing you to the best dance instructions out there, even when the instruction is taught by somebody else. I think these two videos will give you lots of knowledge and inspiration in your dancing. I personally have had private lessons with one of the couples (Peter and Kristina) and know how truly amazing of teachers they are. WATCH THE DANCE VIDEOS NOW
Inspirational Dance Articles
1. You will get 1000% better!
When a student knows that they have a competition coming up, they take their dancing very seriously. I mean who doesn’t want to impress the judges? In preparation for the competition, students take many private lessons and practice on their own much more than the average social dancers. Furthermore, competitors’ dance lessons tend to focus on developing strong dance technique. CONTINUE
Here is a guest post from Diana Turetsky (my own sister!) from beehappy blog. Enjoy!
There are many reasons to dance. Exercise, better coordination, the excitement of competition, challenging oneself, socializing, romance, looking good for your first wedding dance and so on and so forth. The important thing is to recognize why you want to learn to dance because that will help you find the environment that is right for you. READ ON (CLICK HERE)
Anton Belyayev and Antoaneta Popova are the Canadian champions in 3 styles: Latin, Standard and 10-dance. They were also 3rd in 10-dance world championships last year! Watch this video to see how this top ranked couple deals with one another, stress, injuries, life and more.
1. Take dance lessons consistently. Whether its group classes, private lessons or online dance lessons you need to keep sharpening your dance knowledge.
Many would argue that dance technique is the single most important thing. However, when preparing for a showcase or a competition, you are told to shift your focus from technique to “Selling the performance”.
Your teacher might say something like: “Your technique is not going to change in the next 2 weeks, but let’s make sure everyone can feel your emotions”. READ THE REST
In The brief guide to dance practice: My 5 step model, I mentioned that you need to begin your dance practice sessions with stretching.
In this post I want to expand on why stretching is an essential warm up for your dancing.
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