Social Dances in Surrey

Social Dances in Surrey

If you live in the dance world for over 30 years, you tend to see trends come and go. Social dances are one of those top trends. At any one time there can be social dances everywhere and then six months later you are wondering where they have all gone. Most of my pupils are…
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Learn to Dance in Egham

Learning to Dance in Egham

The dream of dancing The darkness of the night seems to be overwhelming. A blackness covering everything with a sheet of gloom. The wind blows. It howls into the blackness as the rain lashes down. Everything gains a glistening shine. Inside, you look out into the darkness and you settle in for the evening warm…
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Learn the basic positions for Ballroom dancing

Learn the Basic Positions for Ballroom Dancing

Learning to dance can be fun but also very frustrating. Most of the time, that frustration can be avoided by learning a few simple fundamentals. So I am writing these blogs to help people learn to dance with some easy tips. Today I want to talk about how to learn the basic positions for ballroom dancing.…
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Do We Need to lead In Ballroom & Latin Dancing?

Do we need to lead in Ballroom and Latin Dancing?

The art form that is leading is dying a slow but real death, leading to the question, Do we need to lead in Ballroom and Latin Dancing? A couple of years ago, the World Champions Michael and Joanna kept leading and following alive. Every time they went on the floor their impressive displays of seamless…
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Learn to Dance 6+ Reasons to Learn

Learning to Dance: 6+ Plus Reasons to Learn

Learning to Dance: 6+ Plus Reasons to Learn – Curriculum You would have to go a long way back to find learning to dance ballroom or latin, as part of normal school curriculum. The last year that it was mandatory for schools to teach ballroom or Latin was 1939. Some schools did keep dance classes…
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How to Follow In Ballroom Dancing

How to Follow In Ballroom Dancing…

Throughout my 20 year career, I have heard so many women accuse the dance teacher of being sexist. I have even been accused of it too. Women have even accused other female dance teachers with the same slur. Unfortunately, I do admit that when dancing was introduced and Queen Victoria decreed that men should lead,…
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