How do I dance as a beginner?
We begin by teaching basic dances to beginners. We introduce you slowly so that you can become familiar with the foundation dances. Once you feel comfortable with those, we move on to teaching more advanced specialty dances.
How expensive is it to learn how to dance?
How often you take dance lessons will determine how much you need to budget for them. Like any other activity, dance lessons require spending money, but they are generally more affordable compared to other hobbies these days.
What are differences between group classes/private lessons?
Group classes are lessons taught by an instructor where you learn alongside other students. Private lessons, on the other hand, are one-on-one sessions with your instructor. They provide an exclusive and personalized learning experience.
What should I wear for a dance class?
We want you to feel comfortable and able to move freely on the dance floor. It's ideal to wear dance shoes, even from the beginning of your lessons, as they help with proper footwork and technique right from the start. However, we understand that your comfort is important, so wear whatever works best for you.
Is there an age limit or range?
At Dance Flow Studios, we welcome students of all ages. Our current students range from 5 years old to 97 years old. The decision to join us is entirely up to the individual student, and there are no age limits. We believe that everyone can enjoy and benefit from dance, regardless of their age.
What is the fastest way to become a better dancer?
The key to improving your dancing skills is consistent practice. We encourage you to practice regularly, aiming for at least two times a week or even every day if possible. Dancing consistently helps your body become accustomed to the movements and enhances your abilities. It is the fastest way to become a great dancer.
Why should I learn to dance?
Dancing has the potential to open doors for you in various aspects of life. It can have positive impacts socially, emotionally, professionally, and physically. If you make a commitment to dance and stick with it in the long run, it can truly be a life-changing experience. So, embrace the journey and reap the many benefits that dancing can bring.
How do I get started?
The best way to start your dancing path at Dance Flow Studios is by taking an introductory lesson where you and your instructor will get to see where you are standing at and what you can work with in your future sessions.
Can dancing fix relationships?
Dancing is a wonderful hobby to pursue with your loved one. It offers the opportunity to learn something new together, spend quality time with each other, and develop a deeper physical connection. Dancing can help you reconnect with your partner and facilitate better communication between you both. It's a great way to strengthen your bond and create shared memories.
Does dancing make me feel happier?
Dancing is a unique activity that promotes both physical and intellectual performance. When you engage your body in dance and challenge your memory with choreography, it stimulates the release of endorphins in your brain. Endorphins are the hormones responsible for feelings of happiness and well-being. Therefore, dancing not only improves your physical fitness but also has the potential to make you happier and uplift your mood.
Are dancers born or made?
Just like with anything in life, practice is the key to mastery! At Dance Flow Studios, we have seen numerous students who started with no prior dancing experience and went on to win dancing competitions across the country. This goes to show that a dancer can absolutely be made. With dedication, consistent practice, and the guidance of our instructors, you can achieve remarkable progress in your dancing journey.
Can I dance after hip replacement?
Absolutely! At Dance Flow Studios, we also teach smooth dances that focus on elegance and fluidity of movement. The intensity at which these dances are performed depends entirely on the capabilities of each individual student. Our instructors tailor the instruction to suit your comfort level and abilities, ensuring that you can learn and perform the smooth dances at a pace that works best for you.
How do I become confident on the dance floor?
Continuously acquiring dance knowledge will gradually build your confidence on the dance floor. As you become more familiar with your role as a leader or follower, you will gain confidence in your abilities. This increased familiarity will reduce self-doubt and hesitation, allowing you to feel more secure and fully enjoy your performance. The more you learn and practice, the more confident and comfortable you will become in your dance skills.
Do I need a partner to learn how to dance?
Having a partner is not a requirement to take our classes or learn how to dance at Dance Flow Studios. In our private lessons, our professional instructors will guide you through the dances. They will take on the role of a leader or follower while explaining the footwork, patterns, techniques, and styles for each specific dance. In group classes, students work with both their fellow classmates and individually, following the instructions of the instructor. So whether you come with a partner or not, you can still learn and enjoy dancing at our studio.
Can I lose weight by dancing?
Absolutely! Dancing can be an effective way to lose weight. When you dance, you engage in constant movement, which boosts your cardio and increases blood flow throughout your body. This elevated activity level accelerates your metabolism compared to when your body is at rest. As you continue to dance regularly, you will start to shed pounds gradually. It's a fun and enjoyable way to stay active and work towards your weight loss goals.