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Week 50: The [Salsa] Rhythm is Gonna Get You [Score +14]

Dance—in a pretty non-traditional sense—has been a pretty big part of my life from the time I was 10 years old. Clogging, ballroom, salsa, and Lindy Hop have all been in my repertoire at some point, but not in the last several years. I missed it, though. When I discovered a local group teaching Rueda de Casino—a casual, street-style salsa danced in Cuba—I was intrigued. In this style, the dancers switch to a new partner every 10 seconds or so when the caller calls out your next move seven or eight beats ahead of time. 

Week 4: Circus School [Score +10]

Think of how you feel when you’ve enjoyed a performance so much you want to keep living it after the last curtain falls. When you’re a kid, dreaming like that means at least one thing: imaginative imitation in your living room. I admit it: I still do it to this day.