Category Archives: Ballroom Dancing

How to Become a Good Ballroom Dancer – Winning Competitions.

The simple answer is that you need to find a right approach to become a better dancer, or anything that you aspire to do for that matter. With that being said, let me share my thoughts and rants on how to generally improve your dancing skills, become a better dancer as a whole, and perhaps a more fulfilled person, too.

Establishing a positive Identification with your Goals:

At this stage you will want to decide for yourself how important your goal is to you, and how committed you are to your goal to become a better dancer.

Stage 1: Setting your Goals

So, you’ve decided that becoming a good ballroom dancer is important to you. This is good because you already know what you want, which means that you have a goal to achieve. It’s really important to always keep sight of your goals in check.

Stage 2: Getting there

Now, if you are serious about your goal, then it’s a matter of doing a proper assessment of where you are in terms of your current dancing ability, and putting a proper plan in place to help you accomplish your goal.

The good news is that with enough discipline and luck, becoming a good dancer can be as simple as selecting and following the right path to accomplish your goal. On the flip side, if you are not serious, or if you become distracted, then your goal may forever remain outside of your reach. Therefore, you will want to make sure that becoming a good ballroom dancer is something that you really care and are passionate about to put the time and emotional, as well as financial resources to help you accomplish your goal.

Before we identify the specific steps you will have to take to become a better dancer, let’s further examine what becoming a better dancer really means. Then, you will have to ask yourself what becoming a good dancer actually means to you. You may also want to dig a little bit deeper and ask yourself “Why do you want to become a better dancer?”. Having that answer to that question, and putting things into a perspective can actually help to make your goal easier to accomplish.

The two types of dancers:

There are two types of dancers in the world of ballroom and Latin dancing; social and competitive dancers. If your goal is to become good in terms of dancing socially, then I would advise you to learn how to lead a lady in such a way that it feels effortless and fun to her. If you’re a lady wanting to become a better follower, then you will need to learn how to follow in gentleman’s lead in such a way that it feels good to you and your partner.

The learning curve:

Your learning curve will largely depend on your learning style, and the amount of time you dedicate to learning and practicing your leading, or following skills. Keep in mind that for some people learning how to dance can seem easy and natural, while it may seem daunting and challenging to others. Everybody has a different level of ability and talent, which will largely determine the amount of time that it will take you to become a good social or competitive dancer.

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Starting a ballroom dancing studio Guide

In recent years, ballroom dancing has gained a significant popularity and exposure in the pop culture, thanks to the popular movies such as “Dirty Dancing”, and “Shall we Dance”, documentaries such as “Mad Hot Ballroom”, which is a program that teaches fifth graders how to ballroom dance in New York, and the reality TV shows such as “Dancing with the stars” and “So you think you can dance?

Ballroom dancing has become fashionable again, and it’s as popular as ever not only with the kids and teenagers, but also with the college students, working adults, and older people. People of all ages enjoy ballroom dancing in competitive and social events.

I started learning how to ballroom dance in college a few years ago. I quickly went from having two left feet to becoming really quite OK at social dancing, and eventually I went on to winning ballroom competitions for beginners at college level. Something that has started out as a hobby, has turned into a passion. I find that ballroom dancing is a great way for me to express my motions, and dance any negativity that may build up throughout the day, away.

I love ballroom dancing, especially the competitive international Latin ballroom dancing. I love it so much that I, recently, went to watch IDSF World Latin dancing championships in New York. And it was truly beautiful and simply amazing to watch the best dancers in the world perform their competitive dance routines for Cha-Cha, Rumba, Samba, Jive, and Pasodoble.

I love ballroom dancing so much that I’ve decided to start up my own ballroom dancing studio. I know that starting up a brand new ballroom dancing studio can be very challenging. That’s why I am doing my research, and raising the funds in order that I don’t have to worry about the finances and can focus all my attention on the studio when the time is right. I would like to start up a great ballroom dancing studio and make it successful.

I haven’t decided on the location yet, but I do know that I want to bring up some of the best dancers in the world to work my studio. I want to be able to offer some of the best professional instructors and the friendliest and most accepting atmosphere to my students.

I want my future ballroom dancing studio to be highly successful and I want it to be able to to give back to the community. I intend to provide dancing scholarships to talented and deserving students who may someday dance at as high a level as ballroom dancing world championships. I know it sounds like an awfully ambitious goal, but I believe it is a great goal to pursue.

For anybody who decides to open up a ballroom dance studio there are two important factors to keep in mind; have your financing arranged prior to investing anything. You can self finance through savings, borrow against your property taking advantage of the low borrowing rates today, or you can invite willing investors to join you. Also try to get some experience of teaching ballroom dance before venturing out on your own. The more you know, the easier the road ahead will be for you!

Aleksandr Biyevetskiy Ballroom Dance


About Me

My name is Aleksandr Biyevetskiy. I’m a competitive ballroom dancer.