While you are dancing. At everyone. Your partner, friends, other dancers
around you, the Band and DJ, even the Establishment. Remember we all love
this dance and the more people that we can attract to it, the more it
will grow (and the more people that we can ask to dance!).
asks you to dance, say "Yes!" (and why not, "Yes, I'd love
to," or "Yes, thank you for asking me!"). Regardless of
what "level" of dancer they are. It could be the best dance
of your life...it could be the best dance of their life. Either way, it
is more dancing and all fun.
to dance graciously. Gentlemen, offer your arm and lead the follow onto
the floor. Protect her while you dance. Take care of her. Then thank her
for the dance (maybe have another one!) and then escort her off the floor
as graciously as you led her onto it.
out! When dancing, keep an eye out for dancers around you when leading
your partner to avoid collisions. In a crowded dance floor, dance small
and conserve your dance space. Also, try to avoid straying into other
dancers' space as well.