Nurses who are dancers........... - page 2

What dance forms do you enjoy????????? What dance forms would you like to try?????????? So far- Middle Eastern dance, Flamenco, and Hula. Heading into Latin dance soon and the Latin dance workout,Zumba! :)... Read More

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    I'm into Irish Ceili dancing primarily (sort of like square dancing with some footwork). Also do Contra, Swing (Jitterbug, Lindy, Balboa), and English Country dancing sometimes. Here in Pittsburgh we're lucky to have a lot of great dancing.

    Unfortunately since I'm a student, I've had to cut back on my dancing to once a week at most, both because of time and $$$.

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    Hey just found this thread and wanted to add. I am not yet a nurse, but a pre-nursing student. I have taught ballet, tap, jazz, dance aerobics, balletone etc. for a few years now. I got burnt out and tired of teaching so I decided to pursue nursing b/c you can actually make money at it and not be stuck at a desk all day from 9-5. I have to be moving. Anyway, I plan on continuing to dance. I would really love to learn swing dancing. Absoutely love Benji Schwimmer and his sister Lacy. They are amazing. Anyway, I have mostly taught dance to kids, so I hope to be able to work with children in nursing as well.
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    I love hip hop and bellydancing. It makes you feel good about yourself, and boosts my ego!
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    I like 2 stepping and square dancing
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    Quote from NRSINGED KAREN
    I would love to take a dance class, just haven't had time in my busy schedule
    You can always find time for dance classes, just commit yourself to the fun of doing so.
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    I love to do Hula. I also ride horses and get the horse to "dance" called Dressage. But I sure love to just dance to a great song esp from the 80s!!
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    I just tried an afternoon workshop of Lindy Hop - It was AMAZING!!!
    I can't wait to try it again!
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    Irish set dancing-think lancers & quadrilles a la "Pride & Prejudice" on speed, or as one friend describes it-extreme dancing, and my favourite set is the Balleyvourney jig set, then anything from Kerry.
    Last edit by HelenofOz on Nov 26, '07 : Reason: spelling, again
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    As for what I else I enjoy, a good waltz, either dancing it, or just watching it. A waltz done well is a joy.

    I can be mesmerised by tango dancers and watch them for ages (not competition, I find that too stiff and artificial, but social dancers are very fluid, for want of a better word)

    and for good fun & hi-jinks, Morris dancers are great. Anything that involves men with bells on their legs and flowers in their hats trying not to hit each other with sticks in time to music, and beer, has to be good

    At Easter I go to the National Folk Festival in Canberra, and am quite happy to spend hours in front of the stage watching all the different types of dancers, though I sort of spoilt it for myself this year as I've joined an Irish set dancing group that performed there, so didn't get to see as much as I'd like, what with practising etc. but what an experience-starting my stage career at nearly 53!
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    Thanks so much to everyone for sharing your experiences
    with dance and the different dance forms you enjoy!

    Please keep the great posts coming!

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