Okay, here’s the truth: I didn’t attend my first social dance until 3 months into my swing dance classes. In college, I took an entire semester of salsa classes and never went dancing.
My excuse? I didn’t have anything to wear.
Yeah, I was nervous. I admit it. I was pretty certain I’d look foolish, say the wrong thing, not get asked to dance, or just be totally out of place.
As a newbie, you’re nervous for a good reason. You want to fit in and do things right. That’s nothing to be ashamed of.
But you have to go to a dance sooner or later. Otherwise, why are you learning to dance?
Fortunately, there are a lot of tried-and-true strategies for surviving your first social dance. Whether it’s your first dance ever or your first dance in a new city, use one or more of these for best results: [Read more…] about How to Survive Your First Social Dance