Most Common Mistakes People Make When Learning Ballroom Dancing

Growing pains.  That’s what we’re going to call the most common mistakes people make when learning ballroom dancing.  All instructors know about and expect you to make these boo-boos. Here are a few of the most prevalent missteps of beginning ballroom dancers. Not changing weight properly. This is a big one.  We all agree that…

Waiting for Florence

What’s it like to wait for a hurricane?  It’s like being a sitting duck.  You’d think that after spending half my life in Florida that it would get easier.  In a certain respect, it is.  We Floridians take hurricanes seriously.  This is what you do while you’re waiting for Florence.   You’ll have maybe five days to…

Buying Ballroom Dance Shoes

There’s nothing like having the right tools for the job.  You’re learning to dance and you’re determined to be good at it.  You decide to take the next step.  Now you find yourself buying ballroom dance shoes. There are a few things you need to know before buying ballroom dance shoes. All ballroom dance shoes…

Living the Good Life

As summer is nearing its end up here in North Carolina, I’m struck by how easy-going the people are.  Wonderful, lovely folks.  They don’t stress driving 2-3 hours to go to the beach.  Having lived in South Florida for over 30 years, that would be unthinkable for me. It’s easy to go from downtown to the farmland…