Many people ask me how important and necessary it is to use the tip of my foot during the dance. The answer is very simple and like everything in life there are pros and cons. But some precautions must be taken, especially by the educators, when dealing with the subject. Brief history It is believed … Continue lendo SHOULD WE DANCE ON TIPTOE OR NOT?
Focus on one style at a time or learn several at once?
I got this message through the instagram: "Good morning, man, what's up? I've been following your page here at Insta and also the blog, both very good. I would even like to suggest a theme for the blog within a doubt that I have myself, since I have been practicing ballroom dancing for some time, … Continue lendo Focus on one style at a time or learn several at once?
Musicality 1.2 – Dance Body in Quick Songs
In this second text on musicality, we will try to bring tips for dancing with a dance body suitable for faster music. In order to have a shorter text, I will not give the introductory explanations about what is musicality and what is dance body. In case you have not read the text: Musicality 1.1 … Continue lendo Musicality 1.2 – Dance Body in Quick Songs
Musicality 1.1 : Dance Body in Slow Music
I now begin a journey through the complex and wonderful universe of musicality. What fascinates me the most is that from now on, I know I will never reach the end of the discussion on this subject, but I will try my best to leave the thought organized in order to guide both those who … Continue lendo Musicality 1.1 : Dance Body in Slow Music
The Tremendous Difference Between BASE and BASIC
In this quick text I will distinguish two terms that are often mixed up. It sounds silly, but this conceptual confusion generates a natural depreciation of one of the most powerful resources a dancer can and should always study. Basic In dance, we say that something is basic when it is simple, it is generic, … Continue lendo The Tremendous Difference Between BASE and BASIC
How To Put Your Own Personality Into The Dance?
Before reading this text, it might be interesting for you to take a look at (Dance a Translation of Who We Are!!). This complementary theme of the same subject was suggested by a dear student. It is important to say that this process is easier than it seems, the difficult thing is to be satisfied … Continue lendo How To Put Your Own Personality Into The Dance?
Balance and Weight Transfer! How to Improve Your Intire Dance All At Once!
A good weight transfer is a good dancer's first concern. This feature is simply present in all the moves we make when dancing together. You can't think of evolving the dance without evolving your way of transferring the weight. In order to understand the transference of weight we first need to understand the balance. What … Continue lendo Balance and Weight Transfer! How to Improve Your Intire Dance All At Once!
Feeling Of Getting Worse At The Dance! The Best Sign You Can Have!
For many times in our dance journey we have the impression that we are not evolving or worse, that we are getting worse. The funny thing is that the sensation of stagnation is something to worry about, but when we feel that we are getting worse is a wonderful sign, as long as we know … Continue lendo Feeling Of Getting Worse At The Dance! The Best Sign You Can Have!
Lightness In The Arms. Techniques For Support And Agility!
Would you like to hear compliments about how light and comfortable it is to dance with you every time you go to forró? It's a wonderful feeling, and I'll help you get there! Come with me! Our arms in the dance are an overrated structure. We are naturally visual and manual. (read the text: Our … Continue lendo Lightness In The Arms. Techniques For Support And Agility!
Forró Pé De Serra, Universitário, Roots, Eletrônico. Which are the differences between these styles?
I would like to start the text by saying that our habit of fighting between forró styles and discussing which is more legitimate, which is better, which is more connected to the roots or which is more contemporary, only moves us away as a community. The only analysis that can really lead us somewhere and … Continue lendo Forró Pé De Serra, Universitário, Roots, Eletrônico. Which are the differences between these styles?