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  1. DanceMentor

    Holland America does not have ballroom dancing

    ... Hi Bodell, I do first want to welcome you, and we appreciate you being here. But I need to let you know we try to avoid getting into discussion that might upset others. It is perfectly fine to point out that the music is less friendly to ballroom dancers, but there is no need to bring up...
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    Open Telemark, or Outside Change to PP

    But now I’m scared to ask the lady anything as I might disturb her. :)
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    Open Telemark, or Outside Change to PP

    I wanted to get your opinions about what tends to go right or wrong in these figures as the couple changes from closed to promenade. What are the ingredients that make for a good transition to promenade position? I have heard many different anecdotes/explanations including: - man opens himself...
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    The Karate Kid Learns Tango

    Interestingly, I trained in taekwondo from age 5 and till age 21. I got injured two or three times as it became more of a contact sport. Then I found ballroom dancing, and that was it for martial arts. I prefer to work with a partner who is trying their best to work with me, not against me. Ha ha
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    Teacher helps handicapped girl experience dance

    I don’t know. It looks like she is having fun. She’s moving her arms around and smiling.
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    Teacher helps handicapped girl experience dance

    You didn’t like it? I guess it’s a little difficult understand exactly what is going on there. I’m not sure either. Maybe upon further examination the idea starts to change a little. Hmmmm
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    Teacher helps handicapped girl experience dance

    awesome
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    Cheapest private lessons in Europe?

    I saw you got an answer on our sister site the salsa forums, so I wanted to link over there in case anybody else finds his posts and needs help like you did! https://www.salsaforums.com/threads/cheapest-private-lessons-in-europe.34405/
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    Don’t you hate it when ...

    I’m trying to click everywhere, but nothing is working!
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    Don’t you hate it when ...

    You won’t believe what people are saying about this new trick until you experience it for yourself. And for a limited time, you can try it absolutely free!
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    Ultimate Thigh Blaster

    Forget all the other thigh blaster videos you have tried... you have not seen this one yet!
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    Don’t you hate it when ...

    Yes, but I heard from a very reputable source that something very exciting is going to be happening, and you’ll be able to read it here first. Check back for updates.
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    Don’t you hate it when ...

    ... websites use titles like this just to make you click to see what they’re going to say, and then you find out you have been click baited into something that is totally a waste of time?
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    Silver standard Routine (attached)

    Good point. Me there. I do like the hover telemark, but won’t work well there.
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    Silver standard Routine (attached)

    I took it to mean “might as well be doing”
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    Silver standard Routine (attached)

    Might just change it to that :)
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    Silver standard Routine (attached)

    Sounds reasonable
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    Silver standard Routine (attached)

    I didn’t say if it was open or closed. Haha OK, I get your point. With the change of direction or the end of the natural turn, my preference would be to use two extra beats Or syncopate a step as to remain on the phrase. I hope you get my point. Maybe you have some alternative solutions that...
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    Silver standard Routine (attached)

    Thanks for your answer. I didn’t realize about the curved feather being gold. The timing is more easily addressed. Thank you.