INSPIRATION IN DANCING (BALLROOM DANCING)
Dancing, a performing art consists of selected or orderly body movements that create a rhythm
that rhymes with music. Dancing is good for the body and soul. It’s sociable, it’s fun and is the
best way to stay fit, and sweat while having fun. Furthermore, ballroom dancing is:
• A popular physical exercise that decreases your anxiety levels
• A self-esteem booster and improves your psychological well-being
• A mood enhancer
• A boost for self-confidence
• A means to create intimacy
• A route to improve aerobic capacity
Obviously, most of the best dancers were not as good as they are today, they all had their shy moments but, they overcame their fears by being motivated and inspired. No doubt like anything in life ballroom dance requires a certain level of determination, hard work and an inner motivation, one that keeps you going even when you fail.
Admittedly, in dancing, one can either dance alone, with a partner or with a group. However, in ballroom dance you have to dance with a partner, a beautiful woman or a handsome man; this can make a young lad’s heart skip. Being shy is not a bad thing at all but, to take part in a ballroom dance you need to be bold. Clearly, in ballroom dance, partners have to stand face to face most part of the dance and even hold each other’s waist and shoulder.
Take it from someone who was shy (till his twenty-fifth birthday), my friend, men and women are harmless they are happy when you feel free and relaxed. Practice holding your partner before the dance, take a deep breath and try to relax, picture yourself having had a good time; it always works for me. Certainly, you do not want to miss the enjoyment that ballroom dance brings; holding your partner and moving at the same pace to the rhythm of the music.
Inspirations to dance
In the near future, you will attend a wedding, charity event, a ball or a daddy-daughter dance. These are great motivators to inspire you to dance in a ballroom. Ballroom dance gets you to dance, for a romantic time with your partner or to meet new people. In the same vein, here are more helpful points to inspire you to dance in a ballroom.
When you get into the spirit of dancing, you definitely lose track of time as you become carried away by the music, the moves, and your partner. Ballroom dance keeps you in shape and helps fight depression. Ballroom dancers are hardly depressed, the thought of dancing alone reliefs any weight on their chest. In addition, taking your partner’s hands and dancing merrily activates your shoulders, core, arms and back muscles.
Ballroom dance gives you and your partner a perfect time to get to know each other or create a stronger bond. It teaches you patience and teamwork in the comforting arms of your partner. Assuredly, this is the best avenue for you and your partner to get to know each other and feel relaxed dancing in each other’s arm.
In truth, everyone wants to move like a star in a ballroom. Getting inspired (is the first step, practicing and being determined are the second and third steps. When you move during a ballroom dance, your mind and body become engaged, your senses sharpen and you automatically learn new moves and music. Don’t let the fear hold you back. No great feat was ever achieved without fear lurking in the corner.