Recent content by Sagitta

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    Wedding first dance to "Thousand Years" by Christina perri?

    That swing waltz is interesting! There are so many types of waltz. I often will do waltz movement but not an actual known dance style in social settings and it goes over fine. But this is my cousin's wedding and the dance with her beloved so want to explore and see what are all the options...
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    Wedding first dance to "Thousand Years" by Christina perri?

    Any suggestions as to best dance style for this? What different dance styles can be done to this? The youtube song is attached
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    Happy and/or Random Thoughts #3

    Christmas in Seattle....
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    Happy and/or Random Thoughts #3

    Chilly and Sunny! The best combination to get me to do some much needed work inside the house today.
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    This or That?

    hard-boiled eggs nuts or dried fruit?
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    gratitude thread

    For being part of a loving caring community/family.
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    Origin's of a birthday dance

    I've experienced birthday dances in every partner dance style that I can think of. I agree with the idea of sharing in something with the person who is getting the dance, whether it be birthday, or even as another mentioned a farewell/wish well dance. And my dad (80+ now) participated in them...
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    Happy and/or Random Thoughts #3

    Saying hi to old friend winter for one more time before we get 40+ once again tomorrow, than maybe 60 the next day?
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    how do I stop being bitter an enjoy salsa dancing again?

    I have a bad left shoulder from a bicycle accident over ten years ago. I will also not suffer fools gladly who yank at me. I will tell them first though and if they cannot help themselves I will stop dancing with them, even in mid-dance. But, I will walk them off the dance floor and chat with...
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    Afraid of asking girls for a dance

    Oh, and I forgot to touch on this - the title says "Afraid" Fear is our own worst enemy. Reality is often different from what is imagined. Often when we are afraid of something and actually try it out our worst fears are not realized. ;-)
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    Afraid of asking girls for a dance

    It is all about attitude. What is your attitude when you go to dance? I also see the idea of talking mentioned in addition to dance. Are you going to dance to dance, to meet and socialize...? What is your purpose for dancing? Friday night I had left the dance floor. I was drinking some...
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    Afraid of asking girls for a dance

    I do this all the time while smiling, and they come to me.
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    A workshop "Partner dance for Dummies" - looking for a better workshop title

    You know how they have those books like wine 101 for dummies, cooking for dummies, etc? I am planning to teach a 1 hour workshop where I introduce partner dance at the place I work. The idea is to show a few partner dance basics to get people who have no clue how to get out on the dance floor...
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    Cooking from Scratch

    And the recipe?
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    This or That?

    cilantro carrot cake or carrot juice?