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A few weeks ago, my day (and the next day) was ruined when I clipped someone on the dance floor and there was unpleasantness. It was mainly my fault and I apologised twice, but it got me thinking. The issue of floorcraft is more complicated than some people would have you believe. It is common to say that everything is the lead's fault, and that we should all take care never to bump into anyone, and that the way to do this is never to take any risks of any sort. My emphasis lies elsewhere - with the joy of the dance.

In case you don't know Lindy hop, it can look like this (note: these people did not get this good by dancing meekly.: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=myJj0mNNe1Y

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Floorcraft rant - Lindy is not a safety dance


Tagged under: dance,saftey,lindy,hop,swing,jazz,floorcraft,rant,camp,floor,Dancing,caution,etiquette

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