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DANCING IS GOOD WITH FRIENDS AND TO MAKE NEW ONES

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Bring a partner–or not–it’s up to you.  We’ll teach you how to dance your pants off!

DANCING IS GOOD FOR SINGLES AND NOT

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Learn to dance with a partner or on your own–we’ll help you!

DANCING IS GOOD FOR THE BRAIN & BODY

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Dancing builds more new neural pathways than ANY other activity!

DANCING IS FOR THE SHY & THE BOLD

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Be brave–we’ll help you!

DANCING IS FOR THE YOUNG & OLD

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Dancing is for everyone!

FAIL FASTER

Quote_ SilversteinAllow yourself to fail faster.

This is a concept introduced to me by my friend Miyuki.  It’s advice she received from her father and it makes so much sense.

If you don’t take chances because you’re afraid to fail, you don’t avoid failure, you only delay it.  Unless you never take any risks at all–and who wants that life?  Entirely safe, but dull and unrewarding.

If you trust yourself, if you take chances, if you go places you have not gone before, if you’re brave, you might fail.  BUT, you will fail faster so you can get that out of the way and clear the path for success sooner.

Life is short.  Don’t waste time fearing failure.  Embrace it as a means to bringing you success faster.

THIS is what “dance like nobody is watching” means.  If you look silly, who cares?  Move, smile, laugh, have fun, & you win every time.

We can show you how.

Dance Quote of the Day #43

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Just dance!

Dance Quote of the Day #39

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Nothing worthwhile is ever easy!  That’s no reason not to do it.

WHAT MAKES A GOOD FOLLOW?

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Tips for Followers:

• Clear your mind and concentrate on your partner.
• Listen to the music, but avoid counting beats.
• Stop analyzing anything except the signals your leader is giving you.
• Don’t think of any specific steps.
• Follow the Leader’s chest.
• Be on the lookout for change.
• Don’t anticipate the next move or step.
• Keep in a receptive state of mind.
• Don’t try to memorize a pattern of steps.
• Try to maintain your own balance.
• Commit your weight to the foot you are stepping onto.
• Suspend the impulse to worry about where you are going and what you are doing next.

A follower can listen in many different ways to her partner:
• his body motion,
• his hand pressure on her back or side,
• visual cues, or
• signaling with subtle movements of eyes, head, etc.

THE THREE LAWS for Followers:
1. Never hold on;
2. Never let go; and
3. Don’t think, just do it.

Following means:
if he doesn’t give the signal, you do nothing. If he gives the wrong signal, you forget what you were expecting to do, and follow the signal he gives instead. No exceptions.

Dance Quote of the Day #36

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Come to us!  We can teach him to dance!!