How to Evaluate Your Dance Instruction So You Know What to Do
The day you start dancing, people start telling you what to do.
You get hundreds of pointers, many of which are conflicting.
You need a way to be able to decide for yourself what is right
The way to tell what is right from what is wrong,
is by knowing what is important to you.
You need to identify your values for social dancing.
Partnership Dancing™ has 10 foundational values.
The first three are Safety, Courtesy and Comfort.
The tenth value is Universal, meaning that you communicate
in the same way with every person in every dance.
If you agree with these values,
then you have a tool to evaluate your instruction.
Anything that violates Safety, Courtesy or Comfort,
or cannot be used Universally is problematic.
While these are words, they translate to direct physical experience.
For example, if you are doing anything that is uncomfortable, stop.
It cannot be correct for social dancing.
For all ten values and their implications,
read the book