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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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How do you all feel about dancing Bachata Sensual with the coronavirus outbreak?

Answers User fschwiet  Date: March 12, 2020I stopped going to socials (salsa or bachata). We need to flatten the curve. Everyone should just take a few weeks off and see where this goes. I am in Buenos Aires Argentina. There were 21 confirmed cases nationally when I posted that. 9 more reported today. I only …

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Can followers ever say no to dance proposals?

Question by User monday_girl99 I’m kind of new to the academic dance world, I mainly learned salsa and bachata while growing up in the Latino community(in Canada). When I was a teenager my mother once told me that I can’t ever say no when a guy asks me to dance with him because it is …

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First time I felt like a failure

Question by User Absolut1on I have been learning Bachata since early Jan this year and did 4 weeks of learning the basics moves. Then, I moved into the Improvers category. For some reason, the non-beginners group size went from 40 to 10 that same week so they combined us all together (Improvers, intermediate, and advanced). …

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Transition from Salsa to Bachata

Question by User jonsmif9797 I find it really difficult to transition from Salsa to Bachata, despite what the popular opinion is. I have learned Salsa for about 9 months, and currently on the intermediate level. Very very comfortable with the Salsa basics. (Comboing still requires mental power but I am learning). When I dance the …

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