SHOULD WE DANCE ON TIPTOE OR NOT?

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

A Enorme Diferença Entre BASE e BÁSICO

Neste texto rápido irei diferenciar dois termos que se confundem muito. Parece uma bobagem, mas esta confusão conceitual gera uma desvalorização natural de um dos recursos mais poderosos que um dançarino pode e deve estudar sempre. Básico Na dança, dizemos que algo é básico quando é simples, é genérico, costuma ser de fácil assimilação. São … Continue lendo A Enorme Diferença Entre BASE e BÁSICO

Musicalidade 1.1 – Corpo de Dança Nas Músicas Lentas

Começo agora uma jornada pelo universo complexo e maravilhoso da musicalidade. O que mais me fascina é que desde já, sei que jamais chegarei ao final da discussão sobre esse assunto, mas vou tentar ao máximo deixar o pensamento organizado para poder orientar tanto quem está começando a querer incluir a musicalidade em sua dança … Continue lendo Musicalidade 1.1 – Corpo de Dança Nas Músicas Lentas

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!

Equilíbrio e Transferência De Peso! Como Melhorar Sua Dança Toda De Uma Só Vez!

Uma boa transferência de peso é a primeira preocupação de um bom dançarino. Esse recurso está presente, simplesmente, em todos os movimentos que fazemos ao dançar a dois. Não dá pra pensar em evoluir a dança sem evoluir a sua maneira de transferir o peso. Para compreendermos a transferência de peso primeiro precisamos compreender o … Continue lendo Equilíbrio e Transferência De Peso! Como Melhorar Sua Dança Toda De Uma Só Vez!

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!