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La Negra - Mexican Folkloric Dance

Friday, September 18, 2009


This is my entry in the DONE girl dance challenge. I danced Mexican Folkloric dances for ten years of my life... it's always been my passion. I look forward to loosing all this weight so that I can get back to dancing. =) I was hesitant about uploading the video because well it can be a little embarrasing, but I figured it was yet another way to keep myself accountable. I want to be able to dance like I used to when I was young and not have this weight hold me back. I'm normally a very modest person, but in this case, if I dont praise myself, then who will.... I was an amazing dancer back in my days and I dont want that to be just another memory... I want to be able to relive my passion for dance! So consider this my before video... I will plan on posting them periodically so I can see the difference in my physical ability to perform.

P.S. my left knee is really hurting me right now so the dance is not the greatest because I couldnt really do the steps correctly with my knee the way it it.... which is yet another reason I need to loose weight.

P.S.S. When we dance this, we dont wear jeans, we typically wear these beautiful dresses and look more like this, but my skirt's in storage right now.


Video notes: I didnt mean to cut my head off, the camera just wasn't far away enough. This was what I remember from this dance so if someone sees it and says it doesnt go like that, you're probably right, but I tried. Oh, yeah, and I screwed up at the end thinking it was over when it wasnt... oops! hehehehehe.
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  • PIXIEMOMMA
    what wonderful dancing you do. Keep moving.
    2201 days ago
  • EDWARDS1411
    GREAT JOB!!! And your puppies sure enjoyed it as well!!! BRAVO!!!
    2705 days ago
  • CALIRPM
    Looking good! I've always wanted to learn how to dance like that. I almost learned once when my friend had her quince, but then I moved away and couldn't be in it. =(

    Good luck!
    2711 days ago
  • HELENFERN
    You go girl!! Wish you lived near me - would love to learn!!!

    Helen
    2711 days ago
  • SCARLETTPEONY
    You did an awesome job. emoticon
    2713 days ago
  • WENDYI1
    Very nice!! Love your dogs....I guess they thought you wanted to play..lol!!
    2713 days ago
  • LADY_JOSIELOT
    Great job. (Love the doggies, too, lol.)

    - Josie
    2713 days ago
  • ARIAS1111
    WOO HOO!!! YOU GO GIRL!! I think you did GREAT. WAY TO GO!!
    You are making progress and you will reach your goal. Think positive. You can do this.
    ~V~
    2713 days ago
  • BUGLET-
    I loved it! I also love the Mariachis (sp) at a Mexican restaurant. My ex-husband was Mexican.
    2714 days ago
  • WOLFKITTY
    OH MY GOD I LOVE IT!!!!!!!

    LOL!!! At first I thought you cut off your head on purpose because you were feeling SHY! EHheheee. Actually, that's one of the reasons I haven't put my video together of the FULL cupid shuffle yet. I have my WHOLE body and face showing, and I was feeling a little self conscious!!

    LOOK AT YOU GO!! **AND** in heels, no less. WOW!!!
    You rock, girlie!!
    WOOT!
    Jocelyn
    2714 days ago
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