"Don’t let the fear of striking out prevent you from playing the game"
The first reason and the most important is that it can be fun. And more men are discovering the fun of line dancing. You don't have to be Spiderman. The rest of the reasons are icing on the cake. You learn basic movements and they are done over and over again in sheer joy. You become accustomed to the dance music that will be used in ordinary cultural dancing. You learn the timing of each one of the dances.
"Let's Get It On" by Marvin Gaye
These are all basics taught by the Professionals in a very effective manner. And since you are not tied to a partner you develop your own style to your favorite music. What is styling? It is nothing more that "accentuate the positive." You just give whatever beat you like, that extra push of the foot, bend in the knee, wiggle of hips, move the head or arm. You will pick up and no one in cultural dancing is a clone of another, as much as you try to be.
Line Dancers seem to be an independent group which is nice. And we are looking for a line dance groups that can be sociable and join the world of dance on this Island. Now exhibition Line Dancing is something else.
"A Dream Is A Wish Your Heart Makes"
Myth and Fact :
Fact - Line Dance is danced to all sorts of music, such as Latin, Pop, R&B, Soul, Rock, etc.
Myth - Line Dance is a pedestrian activity, only for senior citizens.
Fact - Line Dance is danced by people of all ages. The choice of dance is extremely varied, ranging from the simple to the more advanced; the gentler rhythms to the more energetic.
Myth - "Yeehaa" is what you shout out when you Line Dance.
Fact - This was created by the media and seems to have stuck.
Myth - You have to wear cowboy outfits.
Fact - Anything goes, as long as you wear comfortable supportive footwear.
Myth - Line Dance only consists of very basic steps such as walk walk stomp stomp.
Fact - Line Dance encompasses many dance styles, drawing from a variety of influences such as Latin, Ballroom, Jive, Irish, Funk, Salsa, etc. making it the most diverse dance form in the world. In fact, advance line dancing can be very complicated. If you just want to have fun, keep away from it.