What motivates you to dance?

Posted by Jake on 3rd January 2015

Past experience has shown just how much interest there is in learning to dance at this time of the year.  It's truly remarkable how busy our events get in January, February and March.

So it got me thinking, what motivates you to dance?

By Jake

Nearly a decade ago, I resolved to run a salsa night the way I thought it should be run and the idea for StreetSalsa was born.  The rest as they say is history..

I've made some of the best friends you could wish for through dancing, and want to share what a life-changing experience dance can be.

By Richard on 3rd January 2015 at 19:49

I could write a whole post about this, but the top 5 that come to mind are:

  1. It's important to always have a physical objective in mind to better myself - working towards a goal is what keeps me level headed with all the madness at work and other aspects of day-to-day life!
  2. Surprise, surprise - the social aspect of it. It's great to see friendly faces week in, week out who are always happy to see you, have a drink, and relax!
  3. Keeping healthy? This one needs no explanation, if you don't have your health you haven't got anything! Salsa is (almost) the most fun way I've found to stay healthy!
  4. The music! So much good music - that feeling when your jam comes on!
  5. Without a doubt the most important thing - the people. The difference that dancing makes in people's lives, from all walks of life is incredible. The amount of people who develop so much as a person when they start dancing, and how thankful they are to be part of such a wonderful community is what does it for me every time. I couldn't quit if I wanted to!

By Ian on 12th January 2015 at 19:55

Medical Reasons - I had two left feet and had to get rid of one of them! :)

By Jake on 13th January 2015 at 10:16

Haha yes Ian!

By Dan on 25th January 2015 at 01:48

To become more socialable and meet more people, there are other reasons of course hahaha. Lastly, i feel it is a great ice breaker to interact with girls and a subtle manner of making a positive impression if words are hard to come by in conversation.

By Jake on 25th January 2015 at 13:58

So glad you're part of this Dan, you're a top bloke!  Keep dancing :)