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

Referência Na Dança A Dois. Tudo Fica Mais Claro.

Um dos recursos mais importantes para que a comunicação na dança ocorra de maneira eficiente é a referência. Só através dela é possível atingir uma dança limpa, ágil e complexa sem perder o conforto e sem colocar o corpo em risco de lesões. Quando a referência está em falta, o recurso que nos resta para … Continue lendo Referência Na Dança A Dois. Tudo Fica Mais Claro.

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!