social dancing

dance floor etiquette - What about dance

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….

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Think before you speak while social dancing

Some people think it’s a terrible habit to chat away on the dance floor.  But does it really matter? Generally it doesn’t bother me.  Modern jive (and west coast swing) is a social dance after all.  I think it’s good to get to know the people you’re dancing with week in week out.  However there…

How to be the dancer who gets asked to dance - What about Dance

How to get asked to dance

For a social dancer, being asked to dance is a big thing, as is asking someone to dance. I’ve always found you can’t hide away and not ask people to dance.  Similarly it’s not the done thing to refuse a dance if someone asks.  People do refuse but it’s rare, and I can probably count…