Category: Mechanics

Leading and Following, by Benoit Papineau

Done correctly, leading and following could, like no other, elevate ballroom dancing to the level of an art form.  Done correctly, leading and following could, like no other, bring an undeniable clarification of the equality of the genders.

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Steve Powell on Quickstep

By Steve Powell Having been fortunate enough to adjudicate the early sessions of the recent British Open Dance Festival, I was able to witness, up

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Education

Donnie Burns M.B.E on Technique

Brilliance of fundamental principles will only ever allow more power, more speed, more options better balance and a much more commanding presence and performance as an inherent part of dance.

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Technique, Riccardo & Yulia

If you don’t have a clear picture of what your dance should look like in four dimensional space, you will most likely produce a muddled image regardless of your technical skills. And, if you can’t execute, you will not be able to breathe life into the beautiful picture floating in your head.

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Technique, from Alan Shingler

By Alan Shingler, January 2012

 Human Movement I believe that we must use the universal force of gravity to influence all of our movement. 

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