…and then when Rave came along I had to learn a whole new dance style that was different from The Smiths and The Cure that I was dancing to… which was a whole new dance style that was different from Zapp and Parliament-Funkadelic that I was dancing to. The soul moves regardless of the beat.
Found Japanese dancer Ringo Winbee on Instagram, KILLIN’ IT on the dance floor to a song that mixed Vivaldi and Hip-Hop! SO AWESOME!
The highlight of my alternative dance clubbing days was at Danseparc in West Sacramento, CA. It was THE dance spot in northern California in the mid-1980s! The club’s DJ booth was the front half of a Mack or Peterbilt truck cab – it was the fucking cooooolest! AND THE MUSIC WAS INSANELY COOL! Just found spearcy‘s … Read more
These dance teacher tips are an expanded list, after a super-fun conversation at Philz Coffee in Midtown Sacramento with Hip-Hop dancer and instructor Jessica Aliganga. Match the difficulty of your 60-minute class to the “average” dancer (beginning, intermediate, advanced) in your class. (This advice is for dance “class”, not dance team “routines & rehearsals” or … Read more