So far more than 11,000 people in Hawaii have been diagnosed with the virus. Outbreaks at jails and nursing homes are challenging our ability to manage the disease in vulnerable settings. And with the Trumpanzees, the virus has established itself so firmly in the communities that the federal government had to step in to help health officials get a grip on the increasing number of cases. This in a state that only two months ago was marketing itself as “the safest place in the world.” In this coming month, we have the problems of the schools and nobody knows from nothing. If the Trumpanzees get control, we are dead.
“Social dancers don't breathe to survive; they must dance and feel alive.”
There are beginners learning on Oahu. The fundamentals of learning are just learning where your feet go first, so that is something you could learn at home with online help. Whether you foxtrot with friends or learn a waltz while quarantining at home, staying active will help your outlook during a year of staying home. You can take private lessons with the proper precautions. It’s really important to keep moving because that helps release all of those endorphins, creates those good feelings as we go, and it helps us not spiral downward. The physical connection and also the social connection of just staying active around friends.
"El Dia Que Me Quieras" por Carlos Gardel
Enrique Santos Discepolo, famous Argentine Tango dancer said, "Standing a woman on her head is not dancing." Dancing is to enjoy the music and that is primarily the basic step. From there the man has the choice of going forward, backward or turning left or turning right. Just a simple variety of moves to enjoy the music first and foremost. There are at least 20 other basic moves just to enjoy moving to the music. You want applause? That is not wrong, but it is definitely something else.