Help needed, re: grind confusions.

Pacion

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#42

DWise1

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#46
oh, pooh, pacion... i am so loving how this particular thread's been hijacked...
Certainly much better than "grinding".


About 3 years ago after a WCS class, one of the newly-single guys (my own processing hadn't quite started yet) mentioned going to check out a well-known (though I hadn't heard of it yet) North county dance venue, FoxFire, expecting to do some dancing but instead "they were all grinding". I was completely confused by that remark, because all I could think of was the old "bump and grind", ie Burlesque dancers.

I've heard since than that that place is almost pure meat-market, in which it's mainly the women on the prowl for a wealthy middle-aged husband.
 
#47
Certainly much better than "grinding".


About 3 years ago after a WCS class, one of the newly-single guys (my own processing hadn't quite started yet) mentioned going to check out a well-known (though I hadn't heard of it yet) North county dance venue, FoxFire, expecting to do some dancing but instead "they were all grinding". I was completely confused by that remark, because all I could think of was the old "bump and grind", ie Burlesque dancers.

I've heard since than that that place is almost pure meat-market, in which it's mainly the women on the prowl for a wealthy middle-aged husband.
Oh, I heard about that place. It's in Anaheim off the 91. I see it every time I drive that parking lot of a freeway. I've alway thought it was a family restaurant.
 

DWise1

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#48
Oh, I heard about that place. It's in Anaheim off the 91. I see it every time I drive that parking lot of a freeway. I've alway thought it was a family restaurant.
Took me a moment there. It had sounded before like it was up towards Brea and your description sounded like it was much farther south, but it's off the 91 past the 55 and starting up the canyon (my perspective is still very OC-centric; I very rarely wander out-county and the only reason I have to go up the canyon is to head for Riverside area).

I just visited the website. It is a restaurant, but it boasts that its lounge had been named the best singles bar:
Foxfire has always been a music and dancing entertainment hot spot. While the entertainment remains, Foxfire has become an extremely elegant, romantic and sophisticated fine dining establishment.
And judging by the menu, the restaurant section is a bit too up-scale to be considered "family".

But from what I used to see at the Atrium Club (used to also be a major meat market before it closed, though it was the women felt like prey there; every woman in dance class I ever mentioned it to would start in with horror stories) and at some singles dances, most of the women at Foxfire probably don't know how to dance anything but freestyle and even if I did find a Westie the floor would be filled with freestylists cutting our slot to ribbons.
 

samina

Well-Known Member
#49
i wonder if grinding could be subject to bronze-silver-gold syllabus level figures...

hmmm

how would they be judged, i wonder? :raisebro: ;)
 

samina

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#60
But isn't it supposed to be in the rhythm category?
well... i gotta say... sometimes intl standard isn't that far from grinding. i mean, everything's just... "right there". might look formal, but it ain't for the prudish. seems to me there's far more contact than in the steamier looking latin/rhythm styles...
;)
 

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