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  1. flying_backwards replied to the thread ballroom music and technology - what works best?.

    Tried it for the first time just now. Seems good. The very first iphone app I've ever installed or used. But it seemed easy to start and...

    Aug 23, 2017 at 2:44 PM
  2. flying_backwards replied to the thread Ballet Training vs Ballroom Training.

    Viennese has been around longer, or other forms of waltz, but yes ballroom has a shorter history than ballet. I do not know how much...

    Aug 20, 2017 at 9:34 AM
  3. flying_backwards liked datitmarsh's post in the thread Why do you dance (competitive ballroom)? Why you compete?.

    The reason I dance is to fulfill a lifelong dream. I did ballet as a child, little bit of ballroom, old time, highland dance etc....

    Aug 20, 2017 at 9:25 AM
  4. flying_backwards replied to the thread Why do you dance (competitive ballroom)? Why you compete?.

    Hi @Lai Lai, you could do a Medals Exam, for the syllabus levels, to get an objective metric of your progress. We have Medals or "Stars"...

    Aug 19, 2017 at 10:57 AM
  5. flying_backwards replied to the thread Ballet Training vs Ballroom Training.

    Ah. I took "high level ballroom people" (FancyFeet) and "advanced level dancers" (DanceMentor) in the first 2 posts to mean dancesport...

    Aug 19, 2017 at 10:43 AM
  6. flying_backwards replied to the thread Ballet Training vs Ballroom Training.

    Larinda is right that new-to-dance walk-ins are not looking for technique drills. But if they go to a ballet class, or if they are...

    Aug 18, 2017 at 4:22 PM
  7. flying_backwards liked FancyFeet's post in the thread Why do you dance (competitive ballroom)? Why you compete?.

    @Lai Lai why is it an unrealistic idea to reach the level of pros or open amateur finalists? If you've got the talent, desire, drive,...

    Aug 16, 2017