Let’s talk – in english – about couple dancing : bal folk, swing, tango or forrò !
If you're looking for a dance activity with good music, huge variety and warm community, bal folk is for you !
What about questionning ourselves, for more benevolence and consent
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Some feminist talks, workshops, dancing and glitters !
An article about women's rights day and the feminists fights of social dancing
It was on July 5th, the preview of Lætitia Carton's movie Le Grand Bal, in the small Luminor, cosy movie theater in the Marais, historical neighborhood of Paris.
Let's ask 122 men why they like to follow !
Is dance about sensuality and sex, or is there more ? What about the famous "flow" ?
Since my first excursion in Portugal in 2015 for Forrò de Lisboa and Andancas, I can’t help myself to go back every year to try a new festival. Portugal and especially Lisbon is beautiful, sunny and warm, and they know how to organise simple and joyful events full of friendly people. In
France. May. There is an amazing folk festival lost in the mountains. Let's talk about music, dance, food, drinks, fancy costumes and hiking in the woods !
For several months now, the video below went viral amongst dancers. The speakers, two professional dancers are explaining a concept existing for decades in social dancing but unusual / partly ignored / rarely put in words before : if you get rid of the gender roles of partner dancing, then
A short summary of the birth of the bal folk mazurka dance, it's evolutions in bal folk festivals and the arrival of tango
When we talk about dancing, we come up with various subjects like social relations, fun, musicality, pulse, variations, spins, good or bad dancers, connection, leading, following… And from time to time, there is a person saying “dancing changed my way of holding myself and my confidence, made me think about
If you want to start something else but you don't know what, prepare yourself, I have A LOT of ideas. I started to dance 9 years ago and I couldn’t stop. I tried a lot of different dances, as a follower and as a leader, and even now when I
There is something truly amazing happening in bal folk dancing for several years now. People going to festivals across Europe, probably noticed the huge numbers of bal folk bands of superb quality. Lately, I felt really amazed by the richness and creativity in bal folk when it comes to music
Next october, a new edition of the fantastic bal folk festival Cadansa will take place in Duiven, The Netherlands. A quite big and magical event only Dutch could have invented. These past years, I have attended to several events in The Netherlands, from the regular bal to bal folk and
The question always end up when I pronounce the word « tango » in front of uninitiated persons « but why do tango dancers always make such a long face when they dance ? It is not a very friendly scene, isn’t it ? » I thought a lot about
As i spend too much time on youtube, i always find some amazing videos of people dancing. I'll try to explain what captivates me in that video. Let’s talk about one of my favourite tango video. Even if usually, i would prefer improvisation to routines, because it feels more natural and spontaneous, in
Bal folk festival Andancas (Portugal) is one of my best memory of a summer festival !
What I do with my weekends ? Of course : dance festivals. But where ? why ? when ? Long story...