At the most recent milonga, held in a local fitness center, I found myself intrigued by these sort of x-shaped metal brackets mounted to the walls above the dance mirrors. Not being one to frequent such places, I had to ask a staff member to confirm their purpose--as I suspected, they were for looping elastic cords through for isometric toning exercises (or something like that).
I thought they might work just as well for hooking up aerial harnesses for my partners, whom I seemed to be determined to trip up.
(One time, my heel caught on a hidden rough spot on the floor, but the rest of the time I had no such excuse. Simply not my very best night.)
Advice I followed (and advice I didn't follow) - We recently received a comment on one of our old posts from way way way back in 2010. I had mentioned in the post that our great friend and teacher Albert...
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