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    What type of ballroom should I learn???

    lol...sorry, im a newb to ballroom. Thanks for the tip! For instance, swing dances have the flexibilty to allow you to dance by yourself right next to your partner as well as keeping a physical connection. Ive noticed that ballroom and latin styles are mostly all about the physical connection...
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    What type of ballroom should I learn???

    Exactly right about not wanting to learn something we wouldnt enjoy when there are many things we could learn that would take a lifetime to learn. We are looking for direction and focus as well, and while we want to try everything, we dont have that much time lol. So i appreciate you pointing...
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    What type of ballroom should I learn???

    We are looking for NO SHORTCUTS. We want a deep knowledge base to pull from and i agree that learning a variety of style will give us that understanding. Yes, you are right, we DO disturb one another's balance. Thats one thing we are trying to learn better, how to hold our own balance as well as...
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    What type of ballroom should I learn???

    Ive been dying to learn salsa. I love how sexy everything looks. Youve given me a very nice list to start off with. Ive noticed that most of the partnered dances i can benefit from seem to be in the ballroom/latin category. Is there a reason these two categories are more partner heavy than other...
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    What type of ballroom should I learn???

    Ive considered Argentinian Tango as i read it relies heavily on a partner connection. Ive tried lindy hop before but my wife and i have not taken classes. Ive always respected the swing dances because they are very much about style and creativity as well as improvisation. The small cues you can...
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    What type of ballroom should I learn???

    Ive actually meet a blues dancer before and noticed she had sort of a house like style. That is WONDERFUL advice and i had NO idea blues dancing was about partnering. Looking into it! THANK YOU BUNCHES!
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    Aspects of the dance

    Performance quality, creativity, repetition, drops, dips, jumps, poses...
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    How long do dance shoes last?

    Are there any good shoes out there for a hip-hop dancer that have a traction on the toes but are smooth on the underside? Been looking for a pair but most shoes arent sturdy enough due to alot of footwork and ballet background. What are the best shoes for each style of dance?
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    What type of ballroom should I learn???

    Hi. My wife and I are dancers and we wanted to do a few intensives in a few different styles so that we could advance our understanding of our partnership and connection. We've done a video to showcase what our style is and we are looking for pointers! We take all comments and criticisms so...