|Do dance with several
partners at a dance -- and always with your
hostess at least once.
practice good sportsmanship by not monopolizing a
single partner or the dance floor.
partner smoothly through the crowd, being careful
that hands or elbows do not collide with those of
that bad dancing habits are easier to make than
break. Even while you are learning, follow along
the "line of dance." When you enter
onto a dance floor, stepping out
counter-clockwise is the general rule.
your partner back to the table. Never leave her
in the middle of dance floor.
|To be a really good dancer,
you must be able to dance without having to think
about your steps. Your feet must learn to respond
easily to the rhythm of the music; you must be
able to follow without apparent effort.
-- confidence is the name of the game. And
confidence comes only with knowledge and
lightness. It is vital. Practicing the basic
steps in dancing -- especially practicing alone
-- is the trick to learning lightness.
feet out of your partner's way. Develop a long,
free back step by swinging from the hip. Once the
basic steps become second nature, learn a variety
of steps to improve your dance repertoire for
more interest and fun.
naturally, easily and comfortably. Don't be
self-conscious or still.