Tarrax- inha, Tarraxo, Fodencia

It’s very interesting to research tarraxinha (tarr -a-SHEENya) in all its permutations. Angolans as far as I’ve gathered, are against using sub-genres for tarraxinha music. I think that’s a big shame because so many sounds are being fused to it, and so it’s better to name them to distinguish all musical movements/revolutions that typically startContinue reading “Tarrax- inha, Tarraxo, Fodencia”

Improve your Dance Posture-Improve your Dance! Presto!

Today I’m giving a tip about how to work on your POSTURE even during the day, when not actually dancing. Posture immediately fixes lead/follow, balance, weight transfer, muscle tension/release, minimize stress on the body, dance for longer, sweat less, look smoother, more in control and feel super confident (and look pretty snazzy, even if youContinue reading “Improve your Dance Posture-Improve your Dance! Presto!”

Thinkers and Feelers in Dance -Which one are you?

What kind of learning style do you have? Know this and become a better dancer! Little background story: I always wondered why in dance studios, instructors always catered to a certain kind of learner ie ‘just do as i say, follow my instructions, (and too bad if u don’t get it’). Kinda discouraging! I realized iContinue reading “Thinkers and Feelers in Dance -Which one are you?”

Part 2- What type of Dance Follower are You? REAL TALK

This is written all in fun, about the ladies, for the men to agree with or disagree with. Remember there are strengths and weaknesses for each type. Note that leaders and followers can be male or female.  1. The Man Whisperer (+) This seductress gets ‘right in there’, so if you like cozy, you’re in forContinue reading “Part 2- What type of Dance Follower are You? REAL TALK”


(This post was written on Sunday Kizomba Social facebook group. Many people encouraged me to start a blog, so here it is, with a few minor adjustments.) Being turned down to a dance can create quite a range of reactions, from ‘I’m ok with this’ to ‘pff…whatever’, to pain and even anger. It can evenContinue reading “” I ASKED HIM/HER TO DANCE, AND THEY SAID NO!!! ” -Real Talk”

REAL TALK- Part 1 Which Dancer Type Are You, in the Social Dance Scene?

PART 1- Hey Gentlemen…Which type of Kizomba Dancer are you? Each one has its strengths and weaknesses…. Ladies, have fun reading this! (PART 2 are caricatures of Women Kizomba Dancers) 1) Simple Yet Effective Dancer: (+) He’s smooth, confident, has solid basics, is very present and gives his energy to you. The repetition is oftenContinue reading “REAL TALK- Part 1 Which Dancer Type Are You, in the Social Dance Scene?”