What is Playful Dancing?

What takes a dance from being a series of spins and steps to being that 3-minute-moment you want to repeat over and over again? Is it the song? Is it your partner? Is it your own dancing? I say, all of the above and more! There are several aspects for me which takes a danceContinue reading “What is Playful Dancing?”

From the mouth of a salsera…

Arriving at Cape-Town & Just Dancing Salsa!  June 25th,  2012. It’s pouring with rain in CPT, cold and wet. How very inspiring! Coming from Hamburg I’m on business & time out at the other end of the world. So there are many evenings to fill even with a full schedule… I brought my dancing shoes,Continue reading “From the mouth of a salsera…”

Terrified of the dance floor?

Still afraid to step onto the dance floor?  Many beginner leads complain about not being able to remember the turn patterns they learnt in class. And they do not feel confident that they will be able to remember their steps and leads when taking a lady onto the floor. Here’s the thing: YOU DON’T HAVEContinue reading “Terrified of the dance floor?”

What makes a good dancer?

Simply put… Stubbornness. The best dancers are incredibly stubborn! When they know they can’t do something, they do it. Usually over and over again so that what they cannot do becomes what they can do. Often it irritates them so much that cannot do something that they determine to get  that something right usually beforeContinue reading “What makes a good dancer?”