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I am Very bad at dancing with limited time – Can I do Salsa as a hobby?

Question by User hobbiez1 I’m interested in learning Salsa as a very casual hobby and would like to get to the point where I can go out to socials and do a basic dance without disappointing most of the follows. But I have 2 big concerns: 1) In the very limited time I’ve been dancing (not …

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How much eye contact is appropriate?

Question by User kc_joeyy I’m asking for the case when you’re social dancing with someone for the first time. I feel that looking into their eyes all the time can become really awkward or come across as creepy, but I don’t want to keep looking away either and come off as disinterested. What trade-off works …

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How Slippery Do You Like Your Dance Shoes ?

Question by User TheHiggsBroson I have two pairs of dance shoes. One has suede bottoms, the other (Gfranco Indoor/Outdoor Shoes) has a special non-suede/non-leather dance sole which has far less friction than rubber. It has similar feel to suede shoes, but slightly less slippery I would say. I often feel like these shoes are TOO …

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Best heels for wide feet ?

Question by User Lost_concentration Looking for everyone’s recommendations for 2-2.5” heels that fit well for people with wide feet! I’m currently dancing in a pair of Freed of London heels that are absolutely lovely shoes, but after a year of dancing in them they’re still a bit too tight and I can’t wear them for …

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What is Artificial Hip Movement

Answers User Vaphell  Hip movement should be merely a side effect of ergonomic weight transfer between slightly bent legs (as described under your other question), which naturally causes changes in relative positions of hip joints/hip action.You shouldn’t be focused on pushing the hips out for the sake of it, nor on drawing huge 8s with …

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Charanga?

Answers User Cap2030 Charanga is both a type of band and a style of music. Elements of charanga are usually woven into salsa music but technically you can do pachanga whenever you feel like it. Someone once told me that charanga and pachanga are different. One emphasizes downbeats and the other emphasizes the upbeats That …

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