This 8-minute video addresses a common issue in Ballroom dances in which the lead fails to rotate the upper body properly during figures with rotation. Yet Contra Body Movement is something we do naturally every time we walk!
Philosopher Allan Watts has an interesting perspective on how the journey is the entire reason for music. This compares nicely to dance, where the experience of the dance should not be lost in the desire to get to the end.
A discussion on Quora about the difference between competitive dancing and social dancing led to an interesting analogy. Ballroom dancing is similar to using speech, whether in conversation or in a presentation.
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Delta Dance exists to motivate, encourage and support ballroom dancing in North Delta, serving the communities of Delta, Surrey, Langley, New Westminster, and Burnaby. Ballroom dance group classes, private lessons and Wedding First Dance choreography and lessons. Classes are taught by professional dance instructors George and Wendy Pytlik, 7-time undefeated BC Senior Latin champions and ranked among Canada's top three competitive 10-Dance ballroom dance couples.
We are holding group classes in person. Vaccine passports are required. Class sizes are limited and masks are required. Please register for classes ahead of time by using the online calendar to select your class.