Bachata QnA

Leading Bachata steps, does it always have to be on the beat?

Questions So I’m watching Bachata demos/socials/tutorials and I’m noticing by and large a majority dance on the beat (aka 1,2,3,4,5,6) What I’m wanting to know is how often people play with the rhythms in a song, using alternate beats, dropping beats or using syncopations in the dance? Is this common or acceptable? Also I’m not …

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Surprise for Girlfriend- how do I learn bachata on my own during the pandemic?

Question By User PotentiallyHappy Hey guys! My girlfriend has been learning bachata for years and has been really down she hasn’t been able to do it because of the pandemic. I do feel the drive to dance but I never do in public because I have zero rhythm and I’m very socially conscious of this. …

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What makes a great social for you?

Answers User hatzfeld  To have a good social overall, I would go for: – Enough dancers to dance all night with plenty of different partners, with a good Lead/Follow balance – Place: Enough space to dance, good floor – Good mood, no elitist groups judging everyone – Good music On the personal level, we all …

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Dealing with stress/frustration in Brazilian Zouk class

Question by User bamboosaou Just wondering if anyone can share any tips with regards to dealing with stress or frustration during class? As someone who leads, isn’t very coordinated and going through what is deemed beginners hell, I’m struggling to learn another form of Latin dancing called Zouk where I have to be very particular …

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