Learn How To Line Dance The 3 Most Popular Ways for Beginners

Published: 30th May 2011
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You've seen it or you've heard about it and now you want to learn how to line dance. Everyone should give it a go as it is so much fun and terrific exercise as well. Not sure how to get started? Here a a few suggestions to get the ball rolling.



Line Dancing DVDs



Maybe classes aren't available near you, or you are a bit shy to attend one, then a good set of DVDs for beginners is your best bet. You will not only learn the most popular terms and steps from the DVDs, your skills and knowledge will also improve dramatically.



Line Dancing instruction DVD's will help immensely even if you do join a class.



STEP SHEETS



Possibly the hardest way to learn, and probably not for absolute beginners, once you get a little understanding of how line dances are structured as well as some terms you will find it fairly easy to learn from linedance step sheets.



Step sheets give you a breakdown of the dance showing you how many beats are required for each step and / or section. If you want to master the dance you can use The Line Dance CD to slowly build up speed of the dance. Try the Kickit line dance site to find sheets and tempo of popular dances.



CLASSES



If you want to learn line dancing, the best way by far is joining a class in your area. Following is a list of reasons for attending a class.



*Personal instruction (you will need to find a good instructor, and you may have to try a few to find one that you are comfortable with)

*Observe other dancers (most will be only too willing to give you some help)

*Socialize with other dancers - make it fun.

*Keeps you motivated.



Practice



Although not necessary, you will find your dancing will improve dramatically if you practice at home using either step sheets or a DVD as outlined above. All you need is around 10 minutes practice, two or three times a week. And if you can find more time, especially in the beginning, you will certainly notice a difference.



Practice reinforces the dance steps in your brain and another bonus will be improving fitness levels. What a bonus! Here also The Line Dance CD will be invaluable.



Here are some reasons to learn how to line dance:



*Health and Fitness

*Gain self confidence

*Meet new friends

*weight loss while having fun exercising

*Fun and enjoyment even if you don't have a partner.

*Gives your brain a workout at the same time.



So what now?



1) Fire up the computer and Google for classes in your local area.

2) Check out the DVDs I have recommended.

3) Call a friend who may know of someone who dances.



Whatever you do, don't put it off any longer and learn how to line dance NOW.

Click on the following links to check out The Line Dance CD and also recommended Line Dance DVDs and my Country Line Dancing Music blog

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