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LA Style Salsa...
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Hello Edie. My name is Amnon Willinger, and I'm a Salsa dancer and instructor from Israel.
I am currently doing some personal research on the evolution of Salsa music and dancing and I was wondering if I can ask you a few questions, as you are one of
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Hi Edie, I am wondering what the etiquette is for when a man asks you to dance 3-4 times in one night and you don't enjoy dancing with him. I am trying to learn by dancing with different men and do not enjoy dancing more than once with this particular person but he keeps asking me and I keep politely saying yes. I am always grateful to be asked to dance
I learned long ago, never to wrestle with a pig. You get dirty, and besides, the pig likes it.
- George Bernard Shaw
Dear Edie, Do you think there is a difference between what you do and what you normally see from people with ballroom dance training (especially on shows like Dancing with the Stars, etc.)? If so, how would you explain that difference?
Dear Curious, Club style is more relaxed, dynamic and fun.
Ballroom style is more stiff because of rules, regulations and restrictions.
Later that day... Edie,
Thanks, I appreciate the information. Now, a follow-up with explanation. If you can help, I would appreciate it.
I am involved with a group of Spanish teachers (about two dozen of us) that put on regular competitions for our students. One of the events is Latin dance. The students dance Merengue, Salsa, Cumbia (Norteña) and Tango Argentino. For years I recruited judges that were "street" or "club" dancers, but due to circumstances over which I have no control, these judges have been dropping out. Lately we have had teachers who are ballroom dancers join in the activities. They have been bringing their friends (also
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I have one question and although I suppose they send you hundreds of messages and you don't have time to answer them all,I will ask anyhow...My question is this: is copa a position or all the procedure to bring the lady inside and then take her out again?Is it called ''in and out'' unofficially because most of the times we take the lady out
I have a situation. I had a dance recently with a woman and we were doing great on the dancefloor until she started "re-affirming" what I was doing, and asking if she did this right, did that right... it was like, "Was I supposed to turn there?.... Did I do too many