Introduce yourself to and dance with at least one new face or someone you haven’t danced with in a while.
It is acceptable and encouraged for a lady to ask a man for a dance.
Never say “no” when asked to dance and then dance with someone else.
When dancing, be attentive to your partner for those three minutes.
Practice dance floor courtesy as well as dance floor etiquette.
Don’t criticize or instruct your partner on the dance floor unless asked.
Try to dance at your partner’s level and not above if you want to look good on the dance floor.
Escort your partner off the dance floor when the song is finished.
Take time to dance with and give support to less experienced dancers.
Be inspired, not intimidated, by the better dancers.
Body odor is the worst offender. Shower if possible beforehand. Use a generous amount of deodorant. Go easy on perfumes and colognes-use for bathing not instead of. If you sweat heavily, wear a t-shirt under your shirt to absorb perspiration.
Halitosis (bad breath). Brush teeth and tongue. Use mouth wash. Try not to eat garlic, onions and spicy food before dancing. Breath mints are good for only a short period of time. Drink plenty of fluids. Dancing can cause you to become dehydrated thus causing dry mouth and bad breath.