Archive | October, 2013

Dance Tidbits – Fox Trot

Want to be compared to two of the most famous dancers of all time, Fred Astaire and Ginger Rogers, then learn how to Fox Trot and learn it well! First, a little background as to what the Fox Trot is and how it got started.  It developed in the early 1900’s and gained in popularity in the 1930’s […]

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Dance Tidbits – Quickstep

If you can dance the Quickstep you can dance just about anything.  A bold statement, I think not.  Here are some of the dances derived from the Quickstep:  Foxtrot, Charleston, Swing and Shag.   The basic Quickstep is based on the forward step.  You start with the heel as the lead, followed by two more steps […]

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Are You Contagious

I know what you are thinking.  Flu and cold season are right around the corner and that is what this is about.  No, “I don’t mean can someone catch your cold.”  What I’m talking about is, can someone catch your “spirit.”  “Are you contagious?” As dancers, you have a responsibility to hold up the dignity […]

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