Dance Technique

Tips to Practice Ballroom Dancing

Tips to Practice Ballroom Dancing

Are you desperate to improve your ballroom dancing skills and do something more than just attending class? Well, there is no denying the fact that a little practice outside of class could significantly improve your steps and also boost your overall confidence. Here are some tips that will help you practice what you learn in ballroom dance class in an easy and fun way!

The General Rules of Leading and Following in Ballroom Dancing

The General Rules of Leading and Following in Ballroom Dancing

Ballroom dancing is based on certain basic concepts of leading and following. Without these, both dancers might feel lost on the dance floor and end up looking clumsy. Before getting into ‘how to lead and follow,' let’s look at some important ballroom dancing basics.

•    Maintain a good upper body posture. You need to keep your shoulders relaxed and your spine upright.
•    Remember to dance on the balls of your feet. You will have to constantly shift your weight from one foot to the other while dancing.
•    Ensure that your right arm is firm and does move in isolation or independently of your body.