Does Celebrity Dance Instruction Really Work or Is it a Scam? Here is a review of Louis Van Amstel's Program:
Have you ever wished you could learn to ballroom dance like the pros you see on TV or at competitions? Maybe you thought about taking classes, but don’t have the time or money to put into going to the dance studio 2-3 times a week? If so, Louis Van Amstel’s new dance instruction course may be the perfect option for you.
If you’ve never heard of Louis, he is a master ballroom dance and choreographer who has worked on So You Think You Can Dance, Dancing with the Stars, and with many artists and performers over his distinguished career. He designed his course for beginners and intermediate level dancers who want to improve their skills at the various forms of ballroom dancing. The dance styles you will learn in Van Amstel’s course include:
- The Cha Cha: A style of Cuban origin that involves rhythmic hip movements and the bending and straightening of the knees.
- The Jive: Created in the 1930’s in America by African Americans, the jive borrows technique from the East Coast Swing, but uses highly syncopated rhythms.
- The Foxtrot: A smooth progressive dance which mimics the foot patterns of a fox, and has African American origins that date back to around 1900.
- The Rumba: A Cuban dance with origins in the percussive rhythms of African music.
- The Salsa: Salsa is a syncretic dance of Cubin origin that became popular in the 1920s. It is currently a very popular social dance throughout much of the western world.
- The Samba: A Brazilian dance with some African roots, the samba is danced in the Brazilian Carnival, and is an icon of Brazilian culture.
- The Tango: The tango started in the suburbs of Buenos Aires in the 1890s. It is danced to a variety of different styles of music, depending on what type of tango is being danced.
- The Waltz: There are several forms of Waltz, included the Smooth Waltz and the Viennese Waltz. The style makes use of gliding and sliding movements, and is very beautiful to watch.
A Comprehensive Ballroom Dancing Course
The course includes 8 DVDs, one for each of the styles listed above. Louis will start by going over the basic steps involved in the style, and from there you will learn simple progressions of the steps in short sequences. Once you have the basics down you will learn longer and more complex sequences, and you will eventually be able to complete an entire routine in the style.
A lot of time is spent on going over the basic steps, so you don’t have to worry about the course leaving you behind!
Spice Things Up
A lot of married couples have used Louis’ course to spice up their weekends by going out dancing. The dance styles are also quite demanding physically, so you will burn tons of calories going through the lessons, and even more when you head out to the club! This means in addition to having a great time dancing you will also be doing some damage to those love handles! Don’t put off your desire to dance any longer—get Louis Van Amstel’s course today and start getting your groove on.