Monthly Archives: September 2014

Dance Like Your Partner is Injured

  An easy way to improve your lead The other day a young man asked me to dance.  I could tell immediately that he was either a beginner or had never learned to lead because he was a yanker.  I … Continue reading

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Acknowledging Your Dance Partner

On my way to a dance last week in bumper to bumper traffic, I stopped to let a car change lanes in front of me.  It was stuck in a left turn lane and evidently had been having considerable trouble … Continue reading

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Dancing vs Clapping: It’s Better to Look Like an Idiot Than to Sound Like One

  Thank Rocky Jones for this delightful cartoon.  And I also thank my friend and fellow dancer Shala Marie for bringing it to my attention. This is the best explanation of clapping on the 2 and 4 I’ve ever seen. … Continue reading

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