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    Frontier Airlines announced....

    Every time I see an airline posting "Non" stop, I really hope they don't mean that ! ( I need them to stop at least once, my destination ) .:D
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    Vietnamese Dance Terms

    Interesting.. it reminds me of the time I told a friend I was going to improve my Spanish, they asked me "Why? ".. I replied " So I can be illiterate in 2 languages " :D
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    LATIN music feast ( the REAL thing )

    BBC 4 Fri nite Apr 20th ) 9pm.... Buena vista social club 10pm.. Latin music... USA 11pm... Celia Cruz ( Queen of Salsa/Mambo )
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    Ballroom dancing in Japan

    On salsa forums there are 2 moderators ( one is from japan Macmoto ) and the other visits frequently . Pose your question there..
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    Replacing Rumba in American style with Hustle

    If any , it should be Latin Hustle..
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    TV show.. UK..Bad teen to BR Queen

    The series finished this week. The 4couples did 3 dances and were judged, among other, by Karen Hardy. The transformation was really good, and there are a few who would make good amat. given time. I would have gladly taken on some of them for free if they...
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    Replacing Rumba in American style with Hustle

    Both were./are taught in Amer. style Bronze in the chain schools. Some had them as choices above standard charts. They have had comps in Hustle since the late 70s. I judged one in Miami in 1978/9. To the other side of the coin, I would not be disappointed if PD was bumped to an optional...
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    Replacing Rumba in American style with Hustle

    Actually, PB was listed as an optional dance as was Guaracha among others . I still have the step list for those dances
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    Replacing Rumba in American style with Hustle

    First.. Rumba was not added as a whim. They took a "leaf" from the UK syl who had it included for exams ( the Square original style from Cuba ). In addition, the smooth already had 5 dances so the Rumba balanced things out. Ironically, the old style Rumba is the ONLY dance that stayed...
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    Replacing Rumba in American style with Hustle

    That, bares no resemblance to Hustle. Take away the lifts and there will be nothing left..
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    Replacing Rumba in American style with Hustle

    That made my eyes bleed !! ....Agggh o_O
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    Replacing Rumba in American style with Hustle

    They would not be !... I judged a Hustle comp in the UK whilst visiting from the States, in 1983. Believe me, ya don't another dance "anglicised" .
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    Cuban Motion

    First ; Asking an Intern. BR dancer of "note " is not necessarily the best way to get a fair analogy or comparison. Having trained in both style's of technique, I can assure you that both have their merits. Next; Yes it is incorrect to lift the heel to achieve the...
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    TV show.. UK..Bad teen to BR Queen

    You may be correct.. I can't remember .