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Going to Fuse? Do It Right – Please!

Dance Discussions

So… about 5 minutes ago I saw a video. It was supposedly ‘Bachata’. What it really was consisted of an out-of-control diamond, a badly executed lateral, a rough chicote, and a couple other things. Basically, it was horridly executed Brazilian Zouk. It…

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The REAL {Insert Dance Here}

Dance Discussions

So, you have a favourite dance. You probably have a favourite style of said dance. But, what happens when certain styles are deemed ‘illegitimate’ because they’re not the ‘original’? I’ve seen this in almost every genre. Kizomba, WCS, Salsa, Zouk…The question…

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What it Means to be a Light Follow

Following, Social Dancing

Being a light follow has nothing to do with weight.  You can be 200 pounds and light as a feather, or you can be 100 pounds and feel like my apartment’s refrigerator. You can have gorgeous style and be capable of 100…

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Dancing and Depression

Dance Discussions

I read a heartbreaking Facebook post today. Through a friend’s post I learned that a beautiful, vibrant and well-loved dancer in his scene took her own life. To be clear, I never met this girl. All that I know about…