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Most Important Factors when selecting a dance partner

What is the most important factors when selecting dance partner?
Distance
8%
14%
22%
Proficiency
5%
11%
16%
Dance Styles
6%
11%
17%
Age
3%
6%
9%
Experience
3%
8%
12%
Goals
4%
9%
13%
Physical Appearance
3%
5%
7%
Other
1%
2%
3%
924 Votes:
 
Member Comments
♦ Distance
So we can easily attend dances
♦ Distance
♦ Proficiency
♦ Dance Styles
♦ Age
♦ Experience
♦ Physical Appearance
Living near and dancing for fun.
♦ Other
BOTH partners having fun dancing is the most important factor !
♦ Distance
♦ Proficiency
♦ Goals
Distance is the priority followed by proficiency and shared goals. If you have to trek half across the uk, it’s just not sustainable. Other factors are important but if you can get the above 3 right, it’s a great starting point.
♦ Other
Energetic and fun to dance with
♦ Distance
♦ Goals
~~~ GOALS : if you're not on the same page, if both expect a different outcome, it can't work in the long run ~~~ DISTANCE : huge problem, for all levels of dancers no matter the dance form ~~~ CHARACTER-match : biggest problem for all of us ;)
♦ Distance
♦ Dance Styles
♦ Age
♦ Goals
♦ Physical Appearance
You know immediately if you are right for each other for dancing!
♦ Distance
♦ Experience
♦ Physical Appearance
♦ Other
Having fun with each other
♦ Proficiency
♦ Dance Styles
♦ Goals
♦ Other
Chemistry!
♦ Distance
♦ Dance Styles
♦ Age
♦ Goals
distance so we can easily meet up and dance, same requested styles, not too old or young
♦ Dance Styles
♦ Experience
♦ Goals
Share the pleasure of dancing, the wish to improve by being consistent, focused, but relaxed and cheerful
♦ Distance
♦ Goals
♦ Other
Someone that wants to have a good time :)
♦ Distance
Having a fun time is the most important thing for me.
♦ Other
Time, money and potential.
♦ Distance
♦ Dance Styles
♦ Experience
♦ Goals
Chemistry, and Passion for Dance!
♦ Distance
♦ Dance Styles
♦ Experience
♦ Goals
Compatibility and common purpose are key. Distance (a proxy for travel time) will eventually limit the opportunities to practice outside of social dances.
♦ Distance
♦ Dance Styles
♦ Physical Appearance
Compatibility and chemistry.
♦ Distance
♦ Proficiency
Having a fun time
♦ Distance
I just would like to learn how to salsa with someone who wants to help me learn
♦ Distance
♦ Experience
♦ Goals
Passion
♦ Distance
♦ Proficiency
♦ Dance Styles
♦ Other
Fun personality and availability
♦ Distance
♦ Dance Styles
I just LOVE to dance! It's fun! But I need a partner! So, let me know if your up for some dancing!
♦ Distance
♦ Goals
♦ Other
Fun!!
♦ Distance
♦ Dance Styles
♦ Age
♦ Experience
♦ Physical Appearance
I a male to have nice appearances , not live far from me to go to the dances 4 times a wk to have fun
♦ Distance
♦ Goals
A partnership needs to gel, you either move well together or you don't regardless of experience
♦ Dance Styles
♦ Age
♦ Goals
♦ Physical Appearance
♦ Other
positive, and hard working is what i want most out of a partner
♦ Distance
♦ Dance Styles
♦ Age
♦ Experience
♦ Goals
I love dancing. The Salsa, bachata and merengue are my favorite as I am from Cuba I love it. I am looking for someone that knows how to dance very well and is willing to meet me in NJ or NYC to have fun dancing.
♦ Dance Styles
♦ Age
♦ Goals
Attitude!
♦ Other
I think having a connection to read and understand where your partner is is important.
♦ Distance
♦ Proficiency
♦ Other
Personality also very important
♦ Proficiency
♦ Experience
♦ Goals
Personality..
♦ Proficiency
♦ Goals
♦ Other
Connection
♦ Goals
I am new to dancing and looking for someone who is into classical ballroom dancing
♦ Distance
♦ Proficiency
♦ Dance Styles
♦ Experience
♦ Goals
♦ Physical Appearance
♦ Other
not sweaty, smell good
♦ Distance
♦ Proficiency
♦ Dance Styles
♦ Age
♦ Experience
♦ Physical Appearance
I am a single latina who loves dancing bachata, salsa, merengue, cumbia. Looking for a dancing partner to go dancing at night clubs. I live in Arlington, VA. Males or females are welcome, the point is to have fun dancing.
♦ Distance
♦ Age
♦ Experience
motivation and commitment
♦ Distance
♦ Dance Styles
For me, it’s patience!
♦ Proficiency
♦ Experience
Character/personality
♦ Dance Styles
♦ Experience
♦ Other
Having a personal connection is also important. If I don’t care for you as a friend, the emotion on the floor will not be genuine.
♦ Distance
♦ Proficiency
♦ Dance Styles
♦ Experience
♦ Goals
♦ Other
Connection
♦ Distance
♦ Proficiency
♦ Dance Styles
♦ Experience
♦ Goals
Looking for my friend on the dance floor to help me and maybe i help them
♦ Distance
♦ Dance Styles
♦ Goals
Being able to practice regularly and really get into the art with each other is so important
♦ Experience
pacient
♦ Proficiency
♦ Experience
Fun factor
♦ Distance
♦ Proficiency
♦ Dance Styles
♦ Goals
Being able to practice regularly and really get into the art with each other
♦ Distance
♦ Proficiency
♦ Dance Styles
♦ Goals
♦ Other
Connection
♦ Dance Styles
♦ Age
♦ Physical Appearance
I’mI looking for one that likes to have fun ! I also like traveling and likes dogs and boating and swimming and eating healthy !
♦ Distance
♦ Proficiency
♦ Dance Styles
♦ Physical Appearance
must have passion for dancing at at least improver/intermediate level
♦ Dance Styles
♦ Experience
♦ Goals
♦ Other
Would like a partner who is willing to do the lead, as well as the follow
♦ Distance
♦ Proficiency
♦ Dance Styles
♦ Physical Appearance
♦ Other
Attitude and thoughtfulness
♦ Distance
♦ Proficiency
♦ Dance Styles
I'm an open level standard dancer who is looking for a partner for competitions. I'm willing to practice 3-4 nights a week and would love to attend a minimum of 1 competition a month.
♦ Distance
♦ Proficiency
♦ Dance Styles
♦ Goals
The proficiency and goals are pretty important to accomplishing set plans. Then distance is important to be able to practice on a consistent basis.
♦ Proficiency
♦ Dance Styles
♦ Goals
I love dancing therefore i am looking for someone that shares the same passion.
♦ Proficiency
♦ Dance Styles
♦ Age
♦ Experience
Have fun dancing ... no strings attached .
♦ Dance Styles
Argentine Tango
♦ Distance
♦ Proficiency
♦ Dance Styles
♦ Experience
♦ Physical Appearance
Must be on Facebook
♦ Distance
♦ Proficiency
♦ Dance Styles
West Coast Swing practice, a forgiving and patient partner with a desire to grow as a dancer.
♦ Distance
♦ Proficiency
♦ Dance Styles
♦ Experience
♦ Physical Appearance
Chemistry
♦ Dance Styles
♦ Other
I like to be on the floor most of the time at a dance. Socializing is secondary. I am moderately experienced at most dances. I appreciate a good strong lead, and like to learn new styles, steps.
♦ Distance
♦ Proficiency
♦ Dance Styles
♦ Goals
I love a broad range of dances and dance with everyone at social dances. I would like to practice with someone to increase proficiency and perhaps develop a friendship that might grow into other areas. Having fun is the main goal! :-)
♦ Age
♦ Goals
id really like someone from 14-16 male
♦ Distance
♦ Proficiency
♦ Dance Styles
♦ Age
♦ Other
Height must be minimum on 6'0". Need West Mids base for practice. Don't take self too seriously. Dance should be fun!
♦ Distance
♦ Proficiency
♦ Dance Styles
♦ Age
I love dancing and would like a partner to share same
♦ Other
Vegan
♦ Distance
♦ Proficiency
♦ Age
♦ Experience
just loves to dance
♦ Proficiency
♦ Goals
♦ Other
Personality
♦ Distance
♦ Proficiency
♦ Experience
♦ Physical Appearance
Prefer HEALTHY looking, in good or excellent physical condition gentlemen/man - NON SMOKERS !!!! and preferably NON and/or moderate drinkers. I take good care of myself and my health and would want that same quality reflected in a partner, especially so when the "Dating" box is checked !
♦ Distance
♦ Dance Styles
I love to DANCE
♦ Proficiency
♦ Dance Styles
♦ Age
♦ Goals
It’s very important to have the same mind set and goals but be logically about achievements. Similar experience is also helpful and a good sense of humour. You will need that as dancing is difficult as it is!
♦ Distance
♦ Proficiency
♦ Dance Styles
Dancing brings me joy! I especially enjoy partners who have self confidence and consider dancing fun.
♦ Distance
♦ Proficiency
♦ Goals
♦ Other
Other = good personal hygiene
♦ Goals
Love to learn and love to practice
♦ Distance
♦ Dance Styles
♦ Age
I have much to learn, but also much improved.
♦ Distance
I just wanna dance with you. :)
♦ Proficiency
♦ Dance Styles
♦ Experience
♦ Physical Appearance
I suppose vibes being in tune with each other and not too far away although always possible to share overnight stays.
♦ Distance
♦ Experience
Interested in square and round dancing
♦ Distance
♦ Proficiency
♦ Dance Styles
♦ Goals
♦ Physical Appearance
Prefer someone with easygoing personality, open to making practice fun. Also prefer dance partner that takes care of themselves, height/weight proportionate. A great smile is a real plus.
♦ Proficiency
♦ Dance Styles
♦ Age
♦ Experience
♦ Physical Appearance
Love dancing and need someone for regular practice, classes, and social dancing.
Poll contributed by morlandodance

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