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social dancing

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Navigating Your First Social

Beginner-Friendly, Social Dancing

So, you’re ready to start social dancing! Maybe you’ve taken a few classes, or perhaps you have a friend who is dragging you out one night this week. Whatever the reason, I hope you have an awesome time. Before you…

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Plain-Language Dancing

Leading, Social Dancing

When I’m not dancing, I currently work on making plain-language legal resources. This means that I write things that are supposed to be easy to understand for people without advanced English language skills. Today, I had a thought: what if we apply…

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The Pity-Dance Martyr

Community Building, Dance Discussions

Are you someone who constantly feels like you’re ‘taking one for the team’ when you go dancing or get involved in the community? You might be a dance martyr. Dance martyrs are characterized by feeling like they’re sacrificing their own joy,…

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The Dark Side of Dance Addiction

Dance Discussions

Sidenote: I’m glad people are finding this article useful. But, if you are reposting or resharing, please link and credit the original article. We love to joke about being ‘dance addicts’. We’re even proud of it. We glorify flying to…

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Embarrassing Dance Moments

Fun Stuff

We’ve all been social dancing and had some quirky moments. If we’re lucky, we’ve avoided complete embarrassment. But, not all of us are so lucky. Here are are a few embarrassing moments, courtesy of our fellow social dancers (and me):…

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Do People Social Dance for the Sex?

Dance Discussions

It is a well-known fact that there are a lot of people who start dance to meet people – with an eye towards dating. Does that mean that social dance is all about the sex? Is it all about finding…