Category: dance theory

On the Joy of Dancing with Each Other

I was browsing Facebook (as you do), and I came across Bug’s Question of the Day. The question asked about the balance between when a follow is contributing to a dance versus when a follow hijacks the moment. The conversation went as you would expect (where most answers did not answer the actual question); however, I did find this gem…

Connection Magic: the Invested Follow and the Responsive Lead

Dance World Takeover has an extensive series going on right now on sexism,  connection, and the concept of equal opportunities for leads & follows to contribute in dancing (not necessarily in that order).  I initially found most recent post, The End of Lindy Hop as we Know It, a little abrasive. I understand where the idea of “Equal Opportunity Connection”…