ticolora's Recent Activity

  1. ticolora posted a new thread.

    Why is learning to dance takes so long?

    Obviously this is a huge topic and I don't expect to get a straight answer to that (would be good though, if you can). Instead I want to...

    Forum: Salsa

    Apr 24, 2017 at 9:37 AM
  2. ticolora replied to the thread How do you know beginner's hell is over?.

    Maybe our local scene is different, but I already have that. But then again, I've been dancing for more than 3 months now.

    Apr 24, 2017 at 8:24 AM
  3. ticolora replied to the thread How do I understand why do women dance?.

    You mean it takes 11 years to learn to lie about number of patterns? ;)

    Apr 24, 2017 at 7:42 AM
  4. ticolora posted a new thread.

    Floorcraft, crowded floor: what skills are required?

    I attend two different venues - one is a dance studio with a huge open floor, the other is a local salsa club, same amount of people,...

    Forum: Salsa

    Apr 24, 2017 at 7:10 AM
  5. ticolora replied to the thread How do you know beginner's hell is over?.

    Sorry. Which moment? You covered several.

    Apr 24, 2017 at 6:35 AM
  6. ticolora liked snapdancer's post in the thread How do I hit the hits and breaks?.

    I believe that I agree with you, but have another point to add. I personally have a limited amount of bandwidth in my fore-brain, so I...

    Apr 24, 2017 at 6:22 AM
  7. ticolora liked tangotime's post in the thread How do I hit the hits and breaks?.

    That is common place among students ( and some Prof ! ). Eventually, if put to use often enough, they all will become automatic....

    Apr 24, 2017 at 6:19 AM
  8. ticolora replied to the thread How do I understand why do women dance?.

    yeah... 5 moves... On that scale, I usually stick to 0.4 moves per dance.

    Apr 24, 2017 at 6:18 AM
  9. ticolora liked snapdancer's post in the thread Body tilt problem.

    One of the local teachers uses a shopping cart analogy. If you're in the grocery store and want to move the cart, do you shove it out...

    Apr 23, 2017 at 9:22 AM
  10. ticolora posted a new thread.

    How do you know beginner's hell is over?

    I read somewhere (I think in Don Baarns' book) that there is a breakpoint in the lead's progression, when you become better than 50% of...

    Forum: Salsa

    Apr 23, 2017 at 9:17 AM
  11. ticolora replied to the thread How do I hit the hits and breaks?.

    When I see other dancers hitting a break in music, it appears as if they anticipated the break and improvised the move. The only way I...

    Apr 23, 2017 at 9:11 AM
  12. ticolora replied to the thread Body tilt problem.

    I totally do.

    Apr 23, 2017 at 9:02 AM
  13. ticolora liked snapdancer's post in the thread Body tilt problem.

    Let's adjust the thinking a bit here. When you think only about the feet, you'll move the feet but the body won't go where it needs to...

    Apr 23, 2017 at 9:02 AM
  14. ticolora replied to the thread Body tilt problem.

    With things y'all've said, I think the issue is not stepping forward on 1, but rather stepping back on 2, if that makes sense. As I...

    Apr 23, 2017 at 8:40 AM
  15. ticolora replied to the thread Body tilt problem.

    I move feet on every step, which rules out this issue, right? Unless you follow this observation with a suggestion - this is just a...

    Apr 23, 2017 at 8:32 AM