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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…

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Confused about dance floor etiquette? Top tips to get it right

Social dancing is a casual form of dance. You rock on up in casual clothes, people don’t always wear dance shoes, and there’s no pressure to perform. You’re there to enjoy.  The atmosphere of a freestyle is relaxed and there’s a feeling that anything goes. But there is an etiquette. You might not realise it….

How to make dancers feel welcome - What about dance
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Making dancers feel welcome – essential or not?

With the number of modern jive options available in many areas now, venues are having to work harder to retain their dancers as well as to get beginners in.  If beginners don’t get hooked that first visit, the likelihood is they may find something else to do instead of dancing.  And the better dancers become,…