Monthly Archive: December, 2014

On the Importance of Song Choice for Beginner Dancers During Lessons 

Figuring out what songs to play during lessons is as important as figuring out what turn patterns are more adequate for different levels of dancers. Here are some reasons why.


“Unleadable” and “Unfollowable” Turn Patterns: Advice for When You Attend a Casino Workshop

Not all turn patterns that you are taught at workshops can actually be replicated on the dance floor. However, it is not because they are hard to replicate. Rather, it is because, literally, there is no way any dancer could lead–or follow–the turn pattern. This piece offers suggestions as to how to spot–so that you can save your time and money–and avoid these types of workshops that are not really that beneficial to you, the social dancer.