Published on 07-27-2013 03:16 PM
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by Edie, The Salsa FREAK!!
I learned long ago, never to wrestle with a pig. You get dirty, and besides, the pig likes it.
- George Bernard Shaw
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?
Club style is more relaxed, dynamic and fun.
Ballroom style is more stiff because of rules, regulations and restrictions.
Later that day...
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