If you have trouble dancing well *except* with your instructor or the “best” dancers in the room, read this!
A new dancer I met had many questions for me, and with his help, I turned that conversation into this Q&A.
You can improve your whole dance community by making a beginner feel comfortable and like they had fun. Here's how.
Progress doesn't happen in one fell swoop, and it's rarely linear, either.
Scent is sometimes the reason that people decline dances with others. Follow these tips and best practices.
How to analyze "phrasing" in West Coast Swing dancing, with real-life examples.
Learn what's special about West Coast Swing that makes "musicality" a Holy Grail in the dance.
The Conscious Competence learning model is a useful framework for dancers, teachers, and students.
After taking a private lesson, attending a particularly thought-provoking workshop, or getting feedback on your dancing, it's normal to feel like you've taken a step backward.
Explaining the 7 elements of West Coast Swing and how they apply at the 7 levels of competition.
Your first pair of dance shoes is a special investment! Here's what we recommend for new West Coast Swing Dancers, plus some links for where to purchase.
For non-dancers to better understand - and participate in the life of - their dance-obsessed partners.