You've got the footwork and the timing. Woohoo! You've nailed the dance right? Then you watch it back on video you're like...why doesn't it look right?
Dancers don't just dance. It takes years to master the flavours and ingredients that make a good dancer. There's so much to think about and it takes a lot of effort to practice the different elements.
I love this infographic which shows characteristics that dancers have to think about - in order to achieve greatness. It's tough work to make it look so effortless...
....Oh and don't forget to breathe :D
Infogrpahic courtesy of: http://riotandfrolic.typepad.com/blog/2014/03/a-little-explanation-of-judges-marks-characteristics-of-the-dance.html
Award-winning Turkish Oriental and Theatrical Fusion performer and teacher.