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Bad teen to ballroom queen – attracting young dancers
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Bad teen to ballroom queen – attracting young dancers

To keep modern jive (and other social dances) alive, we need to keep bringing beginners through.  In recent years, venues have closed, or sometimes changed to focus on freestyles rather than the 2 class format. That means as a community we’re reliant on people learning dance elsewhere, then transferring over.  In some areas, the modern…

Bad habits to break to improve your dancing
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Bad habits to break to improve your dancing

A previous post shared thoughts on dance etiquette while at freestyles and class, but now I’m turning to bad dance habits. Dancers may think it’s beginners with bad habits but that’s not always the case. Lots of people complain about certain bad habits when they dance with people who’ve been dancing a while. If you’ve…