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I feel like I am limiting myself as a bachata dancer due to the style I prefer

Question by User Friendlymustachee Beginner bachata dancer here. Before the quarantine, I took several months of bachata and really enjoyed; it gave me a creative outlet and I could finally dance whenever I traveled to my home country. I’ve been watching a lot of videos at home to try and practice and found that I …

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What “market” does the salsa or social dance community fall into? Is it under nightclubbing, or is it art circuit?

Question by User pavizla Is it commercial and entertainment? But what about congresses (salsa, tango etc.) and dance studios? Does the latter fall into education? Dance venues? I’m trying to write a piece for my local newspaper and I’m having a hard time categorizing social dance… Answers User mattsl  Socials are definitely pretty much the …

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How can you estimate the level of your dance Partner ?

Question By User:  tiki_tiki_tiki When can you consider yourself a beginner/ intermediate/ advanced dancer? I know that depends on how long you’ve been dancing etc. But beyond that, what are some things beginner vs intermediate vs advanced people do/do not? Beginners are often shy and maybe step on people’s feet. Intermediate dancers start improvising…more ideas? …

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Should one warm up before dancing?

Answers User Jagg857 Of course!! And don’t overlook your feet & ankles! Warming up is VERY important. In social, you can warm up with a slow song and/or a Bachata. User Arshia42 As someone paying the price right now for not stretching/warming up and not using appropriate footwear- absolutely yes. warm-ups loosen the joints and …

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What options are there to buy a portable dance floor?

Question by User rawr4me I want to be practicing salsa everyday (especially since the whole pandemic thing may last a while) but my room is carpet and my ensuite bathroom isn’t the ideal type of floor (or location). Are there portable dance floors suitable for practicing shines and turns and spins? I prefer an option …

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