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Five Tips for the First Time Dance Competitor: New post on Squidoo


Five Tips for the First Time Dance Competitor

Beginner Dancers at a Ballroom Competition (CC)I have a new article over on Squidoo.com.  Here is an excerpt from the introduction to the article:

Congratulations!  You are already a winner!

Just by deciding to compete, you have placed yourself into a very special group of people. Don’t believe me?

When you’re done checking out these tips for the first time competitive dancer, I invite you to read Dancers Are Special People.

I remember my first time competing. I have to confess that I was very nervous which is really weird because I love being in front of people! That didn’t stop me from being nervous however.

I still get nervous just before walking onto the dance floor for the first dance at every event. Truthfully, it feels like I gotta go to the little dancer’s room!

You laugh! But it’s true! And I’m not alone!

At my last competition, I was standing in line ready to go onto the floor for the first dance of the event; I was right behind this professional dancer who was in the same heat with his lady student and I overheard him say “I gotta go” with a wiggle and a…

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I hope you enjoy the article.

See ya on the dance floor!

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♬♫♪♩ O.K.L.A.H.O.M.A! ♩♪♫♬


Just be glad that you can’t actually hear me singing!  I’m a dancer, not a singer.  😉  Actually I can sing, but I don’t have a “pretty” singing voice.  I have in the acting trade what is known as a “character voice” meaning I can hit the notes but it isn’t a “singer’s voice.”

In other words, I can’t entertain solely on the sound of my voice.  Instead, there has to be some other factor involved like a humorous song selection or I have to be playing a character in a musical.  But I digress…  Hmmm has there ever been a post on this blog where I have not digressed?  *grin*

Back to the whole dancing thing.  My next event will be in Oklahoma.  Here is the details.

Apr 6-8, 2012 — Oklahoma Dance Rush

— ON STAFF: Teaching Line Dance Workshops
— Competing in Intermediate Couples
— Competing in Intermediate ProAm
— Competing in Advanced Line Dance

Oklahoma City, OK
Event Director: Beth Emerson & Mike Shoemake

WEBSITE: www.oklahomadancerush.com

See ya on the dance floor!

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