Recent content by Carna

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    What is your favorite ballroom dance and why?

    Waltz! (Well, I'm from Germany) and Tango which fascinates me.
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    You Know you are Addicted to Dancing when...

    ...you check out all the fancy dresses in a department store although you came to buy a T-Shirt ...you don't mind standing in line because now you can go mentally though your dance routine ...you start comparing your feet to other people's feet ... when music comes on in a public place, you...
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    Dancing and emotions

    I'm glad that I'm not alone with my intense emotions! I experience quite a range. From top-of-the-world when everything goes well to frustration and anger at myself, especially when I make the same mistake over and over again (like anticipating!). My partner is very emotional too. I suppose...
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    Dancing and emotions

    Sorry, I am brand new, have to find my way around.
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    How to get the most from your dance lessons

    Interesting. How do you practice on your own?
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    How to get the most from your dance lessons

    I jot down stuff in a notebook after dance lessons, and I prepare questions to ask my instructor at the next lesson. That way nothing is lost, and we have an ongoing dialogue. As the amateur in a pro/am team, I am not "allowed" to practice on my own. He says it leads to mistakes that have to be...
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    Dancing and emotions

    I started ballroom/Latin dancing, late in my life as an absolute beginner, 15 months ago, and I am now at the Bronze intermediate level and have been at a handful of pro/am competitions. Besides performance anxiety before competitions, I often have intense emotions during dance lessons...