How To Be A Good MC

How To Be A Good MC

What represents a good MC, to you? When I was asked to be one of the Master of Ceremonies for the Istanbul International Dance Festival, I was excited and super nervous. From watching other seasoned MCs, I knew it involved more than just announcing the names of the...
Por Qué Guiar Mal Se Queda En Guiar Mal

Por Qué Guiar Mal Se Queda En Guiar Mal

¿Has tenido alguna vez algún baile en el que todo estaba fuera de tiempo? ? Un gran agradecimiento a Eugenio M. Vigo por esta traducción española. ¿O has tenido bailes en los que las guías era tan bruscas que tenías miedo de perder un brazo? ¿Has bailado alguna vez...
Why A Bad Lead Stays A Bad Lead

Why A Bad Lead Stays A Bad Lead

Have you ever had a dance where everything was lead off time? How about a dance where the lead was so rough that you were certain you’d lose an arm? Have you ever danced with someone who never made eye contact, never smiled, or worse, looked at everyone else but...
Are You Really Asking?

Are You Really Asking?

When you ask, are you really asking? Or are you expecting a certain answer? Masked Demands I’ve observed that too often, especially on the dance floor, when people ask for something like a dance, they’re not asking so you can reply with a “yes”...
Questions & Answers On Rejection

Questions & Answers On Rejection

Learning When & How to Say No A little background on the questions and answers below. The above Mpowered video on rejection received the following comment which was a long list of questions. Given the length of the video, it’s impossible to think of answers...
Do You Always Say Thank You?

Do You Always Say Thank You?

Do you put the same effort at the end of your dance as you do during the dance itself? The same question could be asked of the time you spend with people off the dance floor. Forgetting about the connection When it comes to dancing, sure, not all dances or...
Should You Take Private Salsa Lessons?

Should You Take Private Salsa Lessons?

Question:I’m thinking of starting private classes but I’m not sure with whom.  Is it better to choose a male or female instructor considering I’m a female dancer? I also discovered that you learned by social dancing. When I go out social dancing, I...
How To Learn Efficiently

How To Learn Efficiently

Question: I have been to a couple of salsa events and people mentioned that I have the potential to dance salsa. The thing is I don’t know where to start and I am very picky about who I want to take my lessons with. Not to mention, they can be a little bit...

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