• Social dancing

    Dance etiquette – 20 Do’s and Don’ts in social dancing

    20 Do’s and Don’ts in social dancing It sounds pretty obvious but maybe necessary to talk about it, especially for the newbies in the bachata world 🤗😊 1. ✅ Have a good hygiene2. ✅ Bring spare clothes (like a shirt)3. ✅ Wear comfortable shoes (preferably dance shoes)4. ✅ Be polite and respectful when you ask or refuse someone for a dance5. ✅ Adapt the dance to your partner’s level6. ✅ Be aware of the space around7. ✅ Apologize if you bump into someone8. ✅ Thank your partner for the dance9. ✅ Respect personal space (don’t be too intimate and close if your partner doesn’t feel comfortable10. ✅ Have a positive…

  • Bachata tips,  Social dancing

    5 common mistakes that leaders make in Bachata and that you should avoid

    Few tips: 1️⃣ Don’t be off-time. Before doing combination, make sure you’re stepping on the beat during the basic step. It could be hard for the follower to follow you if you’re not respecting the timing 2️⃣ Don’t use force to lead, don’t force the move. Leading is all about technique, breathing, connection and tension. Don’t confuse tension and force 3️⃣ Don’t move your arms in every direction. Especially during the basic step. You’re indicating confusion to the follower. Your arms are part of your frame to indicate leading information to your follower 4️⃣ Don’t forget the space around. Be aware of the people who are dancing around you. Check…