Your torso has to rotate in order to rotate her. Otherwise, she won't pivot and therefore she can't do an ocho.
But yeah...when you're confused,...
I agree with you. That sounds like it would be uncomfortable for the leader and tiring for you.
Go try it. You can always leave it you're not having fun, but decent followers should be able to follow you. Styles don't vary THAT much.
What Lily and Zoopsia said!
That's probably plenty. It's just to help develop some stamina. No you can't switch arm positions... You'll confuse the heck out of your partners....
Absolutely. It takes time for your muscles to get used to holding your arms up. Make sure you're not tense or stiff, as that will tire you out...
I like the mantra idea. Also, how about in every corner you think about a different mantra or aspect of technique? When you see the corner,...
Woot! Keep up the good work, and thanks for reporting back.
I like having it here for all of us to compare notes!
I was thinking more of the upper levels.
And how many of them have sponsors? That could help.
Yeah...I know a couple of teachers FROM BsAs, and I have no respect for their dance or their teaching. But if someone thinks going there would...
(never mind... Tried to be clever but couldn't from my phone.)
Dancing is not about being perfect. No one gets to be perfect. What you do with your mistakes is far more important. The sooner you accept that,...
Still depends on which moves you're doing, the length and fullness of the cape, etc. I suggest you wear the cape for a lesson and see if it works.
Depends on your routine. I'd confer with your teacher on that one.
Sweet! Keep us posted.
Nope. It's considered ECS in single time, too.
Ambitious to try something so new during a showcase! Good for you for doing it and bring through it!
Welcome! Do you mean at social dances or in competition?
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