Salsa QnA

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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What age do most men and women start Social Dancing and quit?

Answers User TijoWasik  There’s no start and quit. Are you talking about professionals? I know professionals who started in their pre-teens, in their teens, in their twenties, thirties and forties, some even later. Unless you’re talking about competing on the world stage, then there’s no limit to when you start. As for quitting… Well, that’s spoken …

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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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Which is easier to Learn – Salsa or Bachata ?

Answers User triplenoped  Bachata. Salsa is hard for first timers. Leading would be pretty hard for both, following is relatively easier. User double-you  Basic bachata demands zero fluid movement or even close dancing. Step, step, step, tap to the side and the same back the other way. One of the easiest basic steps apart from …

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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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