ticolora's Recent Activity

  1. ticolora posted a new thread.

    Will women think less of me (as a lead) if they see me dancing with men?

    In my effort to understand better follow's side of the dance. I could dance with men at a club. I am worried that this will reduce my...

    Forum: Salsa

    Mar 24, 2017 at 9:59 AM
  2. ticolora liked RiseNFall's post in the thread How do I understand why do women dance?.

    Women don't all dance for the same reason. I think the mystery to you is that most partners will cares about how the dance feels, not...

    Mar 24, 2017 at 9:49 AM
  3. ticolora liked raindance's post in the thread How do I understand why do women dance?.

    A) believe us when we tell you what we say that we like. Doesn't matter (it really, really, doesn't matter) if you personally would like...

    Mar 24, 2017 at 9:49 AM
  4. ticolora replied to the thread A way to dance with a beginner.

    I'm doing plenty of basics to help the follow "get in a groove". Not sure if I want to "invent and improvise" with a brand new follow...

    Mar 24, 2017 at 8:19 AM
  5. ticolora replied to the thread A way to dance with a beginner.

    social dance.

    Mar 24, 2017 at 8:13 AM
  6. ticolora posted a new thread.

    How do I understand why do women dance?

    I've been whining about number of patterns for a while now. Yesterday I ran an experiment with my regular partner. I told her that I...

    Forum: Salsa

    Mar 24, 2017 at 8:12 AM
  7. ticolora posted a new thread.

    A way to dance with a beginner

    When I dance with somebody who is very new to Salsa, doesn't even know the basic footwork. What I've been doing is to begin with few...

    Forum: Salsa

    Mar 23, 2017 at 11:06 AM
  8. ticolora replied to the thread Is 5 patterns really enough?.

    My bad, it *did* come across as snide. I meant it to be excited.

    Mar 22, 2017 at 6:38 AM
  9. ticolora liked tangotime's post in the thread Is 5 patterns really enough?.

    As to abilities; unable to keep on time, poor frame, and , literally "throwing" the partner into some variations. Ex... I had a PR...

    Mar 22, 2017 at 6:35 AM
  10. ticolora replied to the thread Is 5 patterns really enough?.

    Weekly: 1.5 hrs of private lessons, 1 social dance, 1.5 hrs of practice with a partner, 2 hrs of group lessons, and try to practice by...

    Mar 21, 2017 at 6:33 PM
  11. ticolora replied to the thread Is 5 patterns really enough?.

    Because fancy styling, by definition, looks good.

    Mar 21, 2017 at 4:54 PM
  12. ticolora replied to the thread Is 5 patterns really enough?.

    Thank you! Took me 3 weeks to get this simple answer.

    Mar 21, 2017 at 4:53 PM
  13. ticolora replied to the thread If follow doesn't stay on beat..

    @tangotime, you mean do two rock steps, or a fake rock step (on "and")?

    Mar 19, 2017 at 7:29 AM
  14. ticolora replied to the thread Is staying on beat important?.

    This is kind of amazing, the idea of being ignorant about dancing off beat - I still don't believe it's possible. How can somebody's...

    Mar 19, 2017 at 7:28 AM
  15. ticolora replied to the thread Why am fixated on number of patterns?.

    Would you consider CBL w/ inside turn, and CBL w/ outside turn completely different patterns, or a variation of the same pattern?

    Mar 19, 2017 at 7:23 AM