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Do you need lifts, dips and drops for a good dance
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Do you need lifts, dips and drops for a good dance

When I first learnt to dance ceroc 8 years ago, the big aim always seemed to be learning dips and drops.  I think we all saw people doing them and thought, wow they’re great dancers, I’d love to learn those.  And men did throw them in quite frequently on the freestyle dance floor.  Of course,…

Is dancing all glitz and glamour on the dancefloor?
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Is dancing all glitz and glamour on the dancefloor?

When someone mentions dancing what images does it conjure up? Dad dancing at a wedding? The glamour of the 1940s Hollywood films with Ginger Rogers and Fred Astaire? Cool and funky street dance / pop videos Immaculate and elegant ballerinas? The showy and glitzy props of Strictly Come Dancing? Outwardly dance is seen as a…