Tweet Daniel and I will be at this event along with Paula and some other people from our group. We’ll be helping teach some informal lessons and get the dancing going. It should be a great evening; the ticket price includes a seated dinner with steak and salmon as well as live music in a […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
Tweet From our overnight trip to Atlanta on Wednesday/Thursday… Miles driven in teeming rain: approximately 90 (to ATL on Wednesday) Miles driven sans teeming rain, thank God: another 90 (back home on Thursday) Lessons with Eddie: 4 (2 per day) Routines learned: 2 (tango, foxtrot) Total wine expenditure: $20 (for only 2 glasses–“thanks,” California Pizza […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
Tweet I seem to be on an “advice for beginners” roll this week, maybe because I am always interested in sucking new people into the ballroom world. Especially when those people are my friends. Extra-especially when they’ve been saying for years that they plan to start lessons, RIMA. (and also CRYSTAL.) Our friend & instructor […]Continue Reading... 2 Comments.
Tweet I love to talk about shoes! Wearing ballroom shoes rather than street shoes really does make a difference. Ballroom shoes are purpose-built for dancing, so they are easier to move around in. They help you do the rise & fall in waltz or roll through your feet in rumba, for example. The suede soles […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
Tweet It happens all the time when I meet new people. They find out that we are ballroom dancers, and they say something like this: “I would love to dance, but I’ve got two left feet!” A popular variation is “My wife wants us to learn to dance, but I’ve got two left feet!” These […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
Tweet 2010 has been so busy thus far that I’ve been guilty of tragic website neglect. But luckily for our readers (both of you, ha ha), this coming week is Spring Break at Macon State. I plan to catch up with lots of posts, including video of Dianne Kent leading our USA Dance chapter in […]Continue Reading... No Comments.