General Questions

Questions for General Social Dancing and Dance Classes.

Do women do all the work in social dancing?

Answers User semithroway There’s a saying in the dance world, “The woman is the picture, the man is the frame” Women do more spinning, sure, it’s all about showing them off — however, leading patterns is much more difficult than following. I know a bit a bout following, I’ve been lead by instructors to get …

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Beginner question… how to deal with forgetting stuff.

User johnny_h4wk This is extremely normal no matter how long you have been dancing for. I would guess a very small percentage actually remembers the moves and uses them all the time. The only way to get them into your body is repetition and practice 😊 which is where social dance events can come in …

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How long does it take before partner work clicks?

Answers User Onore   I was a REALLY slow learner. I had no PE background, no sports, no phisical interaction except wrestling with my brothers as a kid. I was physically uncoordinated and socially awkward. It took me a few years to feel comfortable enough, and then another couple before I “got it”. 1. I …

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Best cameras for recording social dances ?

Question by User KiD_ArMaNi I want to specialize in producing amazing bachata videos but I feel overwhelmed by the different kinds of camera’s out there. I don’t want to buy the wrong one. Do you guys have experience with this? Can you give me different recommendations and tell me why its the best please? My …

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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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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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