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How to Practice Ballroom Dancing Part 2

How to Practice Ballroom Dancing Part 2

How to Practice Ballroom Dancing Part 2 – So Far So you have hopefully started with part one of this series – How to Practice Ballroom Dancing. Hopefully, you have started to follow the simple rules which we set out in that first part. If you haven’t yet, I would suggest you stop reading this.…

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Learn to Dance the Cha Cha Cha Basics in Surrey!

Learn to Dance the Cha Cha Cha Basics in Surrey

Learn to Dance the Cha Cha Cha Basics in Surrey – Understanding what you are learning! Before we discuss learning to dance the Cha Cha Cha basics, let’s put the dance in context. Five is the number of balance. It also symbolises man, health and love. According to some, it’s the number for marriage. The…

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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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Learning to Dance in Egham

Learn 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 and Latin Dancing?

Do We Need to lead In Ballroom & 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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Learning to Dance: 6+ Plus Reasons to Learn

Learn to Dance 6+ 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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Best Dance School in Surrey

Best Dance Schools In Surrey

Disaster Strikes My goal has always been to grow the best dance school in Surrey. Competitions are a big part of that. However, a few weeks ago the stress in my life quadrupled. Not only were we were coming up to the N.A.T.D (National Association of Teachers of Dancing) National finals at Blackpool, but disaster…

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Dance Competitions and Dance Classes in Surrey

Dance Competitions & Dance Classes In Surrey

Dance Competitions and Dance Classes in Surrey – Social or Competitive? What type of dance school do you belong to? Or what type of dance school do you want to find? The heart of the question is in the title of this article: “Dance Competitions and Dance Classes in Surrey”. Does your school attend dance…

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