Archive for May, 2010

Talented Youth Couple: Paweł Tekiela & Agnieszka Kaczorowska (Poland). They started to dance together 12/2009. Their dancing is filled with energy and vibrancy.  I like both of them. What I like about their dancing is that they make it so fun to watch. Of course their execution is great too. Cha Cha :  It is […]


I found a nice instructional samba video on Youtube.  I read comments under the video. It said, “I am Brazilian and this is not samba ! ” Another said ,” You talk too much” Fact: 1) — Many of the Brazilians do not like ballroom style samba — 2) — Many Brazilians think they own […]


Out of the five International Latin dances, I think the hardest dance is samba. The technique requires coordination of many body parts, plus it is rather fast. (Yes jive is faster, but jive uses mostly springing action, and does not require as much coordination of many body parts as samba.) So here are some tips […]


Subtitle:  Death of Dance Music and How I Keep My Sanity OK. I gave up going to night clubs while ago for many reasons. Current top forty- hip hop  or house music is just filled with garbage. Techno? Don’t make me laugh, please. I call it zombie music;  Zombies will dance to techno music. Hip […]


Subtitle:  Many Wonderful Sounds of “Fascination” Song I like to explore different versions of songs. It’s interesting, and I learn something new in the process. If you are a ballroom dancer, you are probably familiar with the waltz song “Fascination”. There are many versions that are played on ballroom floors – including Nat King Cole’s. […]