How to Create Score Sheets for Dance Auditions of Multiple Ages & Skill Levels
Creating score sheets for any audition can be difficult. How do you make sure you are fair to all those auditioning? This article is a guide to creating score sheets for multiple genres of dance auditions for multiple skills and ages.
Why Won't Women Dance With Me? 22 Reasons Why They Say "No"
A list of all the top reasons why women say "no" to dancing with a man. Advice from a professional dance teacher about what to do in each situation so you can don't keep making the same mistakes!
11 Popular Dancers on Instagram You Need to Follow
Are you constantly seeking inspiration? Here's the list of the top 11 dancers you need to follow on Instagram to always stay up to date with the latest dance videos and news!
How a Man Should Ask a Women to Dance With Him: 10 Essential Steps to Get That "Yes!"
Learn how to properly ask a woman to dance and interact with her, from the moment you first see her, all the way through to when the song is finished and you're getting ready to part ways.
10 Common Mistakes Men Make Going Out Salsa Dancing: Dos and Don'ts
A list of the top 10 common mistakes men make when they go out salsa dancing by themselves or with a date. Dos and don'ts for men everywhere.
10 Common Mistakes Women Make When Going Out Salsa Dancing
Make sure you have fun every time you go out salsa dancing at a nightclub by avoiding these 10 common mistakes and following my professional advice on what to do in a salsa nightclub.
4 Ways to Be a Really Good Leader and Amazing Salsa Dancer
As a professional dance teacher, here are the four primary characteristics of successful salsa dancers that I've identified for men who are really good leaders and can dance salsa with any woman.
List of the Top 10 Most Romantic Bachata Breakup Songs
Perfect songs for listening to after a recent breakup. A list of great bachata songs to dance to for beginner, intermediate and advanced bachata dancers who want songs with a lot of passion and drama
Shakespeare Morris: Traditional Dancing in England
The Shakespeare Morris Side, keepers of the Bidford Dances of the Cotswold tradition, are a regular sight in Stratford, England. I caught up with one of the dancers to learn more about Morris Dancing.
Stretching and Flexibility Tips for Dancers and Others
Flexibility is an essential part of a dancer's life. We are all not blessed with natural flexibility and must work hard to gain that skill. In this article are great tips to get/maintain flexibility.
Creative Movement and Dance Lesson Ideas for Preschool Children
Teaching young children can be a challenge. Getting them moving is a great way to assist in their development while engaging their creativity.
How to Dance Bachata Well (and Become a Good Bachata Dancer!)
A guide on how to dance bachata well and become an amazing bachata dancer by listening to and getting in touch with the music, finding the right partner, getting up close and personal, and being sexy!
How Is the Vaganova System Different From the English RAD System?
I discuss the differences between the Russian Vaganova system and the RAD system of studying ballet from my own experience taking lessons.
How to Dance Hula: Basic Hula Dancing Techniques
Hula is the traditional dance of Hawaii. Shortly after the Polynesians migrated to the Sandwich Isles, Mele Hula, songs that were accompanied by hula dances were performed before feasts to honor the gods. If you want to learn hula, follow the simple steps below and you are bound to be the best in your halau (hula group).
Ballroom Dancing and Dancesport: Dancing or Sport?
Competition ballroom dancing is known as "dancesport". But is it a dance or a sport, or is it possible to be a mixture of both?
How to Be Respectful While Practicing Tribal Fusion Belly Dance
One of the exciting things about tribal belly dance is the great variety of Tribal Fusion styles that are constantly emerging. However, please don't forget to respect the genre you're fusing with.
How to Lead and Follow (The Secret to Dancing With a Partner)
In ballroom, Latin, tango or salsa dancing, the woman can't just dance what she wants—she must follow her partner. And the man MUST lead! How does that work?
Jazz Dance Technique: An Introduction to Luigi Jazz
Luigi technique is a long-established and effective method of training for modern jazz dance
Foot Shape: Which Pointe Shoes Fit Better for My Feet?
It's impossible to even start choosing a pair of pointe shoes until you know what shape your foot is.
Gaynor Mindens Review: The Lazy Dancer's Pointe Shoe?
Gaynor Minden pointe shoes have a reputation for being a "cheater's shoe." Why? Is it true? Why do ballet teachers dislike them so?