You see them from time to time. A group of people bunched up on one area of the dance floor. Moving together in sync. Almost as though they are a dance crew that have been practicing together for years. You notice their smiling. Giving each other approval via eye contact and the occasional finger point. It somehow feels you with excitement and envy. You’re excited because of how their movements and the wonderful time they are having is making you feel. You are however envious because you can’t join in (at least for now) because you do not know the movements. Don’t fret my friend. I will tell you how to approach this mystic world of line dancing.
One of the things you have to get over with the fear or apprehensiveness of line dancing is that it’s okay if you don’t get it right away. Most people that don’t know the line dance that everyone is doing at that moment on the dance floor, get upset that they don’t know the moves right off. Look, that only happens in Bollywood and Broadway musicals where random people break out in a dance routine that everyone miraculously knows. Just jump in there and attempt. If you don’t get it right away, that’s fine. Failing t first is part of the fun of learning a new line dance. You will possibly have someone that is willing to show you what to do for next time. This is one of the beauties of line dancing. It’s supposed to be a social dance form.
Line dancing is supposed to bring people together. Thus the reason why it’s a group social dance. People from all walks of that have never met before can connect over a common dance routine that they share their fondness of. You ever notice that when you go to a party and often times people are either sitting or standing around. Only interacting with those that they. That is until that line dance music drops and everyone is up on their feet dancing and interacting with each as though they’ve known each other for years. It’s not supposed to be a competition. As with everything, you do have your variables when it comes to this. Their are some who try to out line dance everyone else but those people are few and far in between.
So just remember. Line dancing is supposed to be explored. It’s meant to connect people. It’s meant to be fun. At M. Nicholson Hip Hop Fitness, we try to equip everyone with an arsenal of line dances so that they can just blend right in or start one on their own. We also use it as a means to get you in and or keep you in shape.