Zouk QnA

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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How does it feel to dance with a lead who has a weak frame?

 Question By User rawr4me I’ve been told by different teachers I have a weak frame in multiple Latin dance styles. The main comments are to use the lats to have my shoulders back and down, also to stand up straighter and look up. (Plus engage the core, etc.) I notice my frame collapses when I’m …

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I just found a practice partner. What Now ?

1) You need a place to practice. Ideally … 1a) The place is private, where you won’t be disturbed by anyone while practicing. Clubs and parties are not suitable for off-class sessions. 1b) You will have 20 sq. meters (215 sq. feet) of unobstructed dancing surface. 1c) The place has a mirror. If you don’t …

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Should I ask out a girl at my dancing Studio ?

Answers User TijoWasik Don’t ask her during a social or a class or anywhere near the dance studio. Your dancing relationship is different to any other relationship that may develop, and it may just be that you have dancing chemistry together – if that’s the case and you ask her in the context of the …

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Recommendations for Bigger Dance Heels

Answers User saratherunningsmile Burju is a fantastic dance shoe company that makes shoes in 12 US, but I would recommend doing their foot measurement process (they have a video on their website!) A little $$ but very worth it. Their brand ambassadors for heels are different genders, so I think this could work! User thebladeofink …

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Should I learn to To Lead or Follow First?

Question by User indigooo113 Hello! I am interested in learning Latin dancing both bachata and salsa (bc I play percussion in both) but I am a very dominant female and I do also date females. From maybe experience of female dancers, would it be better to learn to first lead or follow? Answers User dhit    …

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