How to Memorize Dance Steps?
You Must Love to Dance!
The easiest way to memorize a dance step is to practice dancing to a song or melody you enjoy. The beat of the song will eloquently help you to remember the steps of a dance number. Watching someone else’s dance will also make your dance practice a lot easier, because, you'll be able to visualize the elegant forms of the overall dance movement with detailed dance steps.
You can learn your dance steps by trying to emulate dance moves from a videotape, or dance instructor, even if you are a dancer and choreographing a dance routine. Once you get the hang of the movement and rhythm of the dance, your dance practice will be further simplified.
If you have a partner, your dance routine in a heartbeat will be easier to remember, since your partner will be leading you on. If you are a woman, you'll feel happy to follow his lead. Honestly, to dance wonderfully, you must have body rhythm, and be capable of moving your arms and legs freely, especially your hips, if you are a woman.
In college, a class named Dance Notation teaches the dance steps straight from pictures that resemble a slide. You're taught to read and record a dance by drawing etched pictures on a piece of paper, you choreograph or follow. Your dance instructor will normally demonstrate the dance steps for you, and you'll go home with a paper recording of the dance routine to practice the dance moves step by step, until it becomes second nature to you.
These recorded dance steps are easily memorized without difficulty. When a dancer has a photographic memory, understands the rhythm of the dance movement and feels the dance within, their routine is easier to practice. You must let go of your dance fears and believe you can dance!
Practice Your Dance Moves with Enthusiasm
To get started first massage your legs, before you begin to dance, to get rid of stiffness and stage fright. Psych yourself to believe you know the dance steps already, and imagine how it feels to dance on a dance floor. Keep coming back to that place in your mind’s eye, where you trust, you know the flow of the steps to your dance routine perfectly. Practice, practice and practice more, until you get it, to your utmost satisfaction. Your teacher should be pleased as well.
When you are first learning a dance step, you may count the steps in your mind to make your task easier. For instance, when doing the cha-cha step, count 1, 2, 123, step forward twice and lift your feet, three times, next do the same thing backwards.
Every age has had its share of popular dance moves. Moreover, the art of dance has lived, since the recording of time. Dance art is interesting for all learning how to dance, whether it’s classical ballet, the waltz, tango, salsa, rumba, cha-cha, cultural or folklore and even the new hustle age of the 1980's, free style of today and now Zumba, etc.
Every dance technique has its most common, routine steps! The more you practice and learn the dance steps, you'll derive more pleasure in dancing. You must like the music and melody you are dancing to, to dance your best ever.
A dance form becomes pleasurable, whenever you like the music of the dance beat. Your dance; and the beat of the song become one as you dance, and this is why it is important to have dance cadence and rhythm.
In the Ball Room Dance Steps Have a Name and Make Use of a Timer.
© 2012 Sheila Craan
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