Salsa speed dating conversation starters when dating

As a single guy, Ellsberg was sick of going out to bars and hearing permutations of the same conversations: Where are you from? Having studied salsa, Ellsberg knew the power of eye contact to connect with people on the dance floor; he thought it could apply to dating. Interested in his idea, I recently attended his inaugural eye gazing party.

He had invited seven people and asked them to bring friends, bringing the group to about 30 singles in their 20s and 30s.

Plus regular dinner parties, wine tasting and speed dating.

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So please be sure you are buying tickets to an event that is suited for your age.

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"It attracts people confident enough to be looked at and look at someone."Linda Minami, an administrative partner in a finance firm, was a little nervous; but she said checking out the crowd beforehand helped.

"I was expecting enormous pools of eyes and to get caught in some Svengali stare," she said.

You get the chance to chat with each other on individual tables/couches for 7 minutes at a time.

On the night we hand you a match card where you will fill in your date’s name and tick yes or no next to their name.

Scroll down for events Fitness Speed Dating is for those who prefer to date someone who has an active lifestyle. We found both males and females were: simple gym members, aerobics classes participants, cyclists, body builders, personal trainers, hobby basketball team players, hobby tennis players, joggers, hikers, P. • Going for walks before/after work • Going for runs before/after work • Cardio training at the gym on a bike/cross trainer/treadmill to keep fit/burn calories • Attending group fitness classes at the gym like Step, Body Combat, Box Fit, Body Pump, Body Attack etc • Weight training at the gym to gain strength, size or to tone up • Cycling as a hobby • Dancing as a hobby like Salsa, Ballroom etc • Seeing a personal trainer • Being a part of a sports team of any sort (footy, netball, cricket, soccer, tennis etc) • Attending F45 sessions • Attending Crossfit sessions • Attending boot camp sessions • Overall fitness and having a high active lifestyle are also examples of fitness. As a part of the event, we also include finger food in case you’ve just arrived from work.

No matter what level of fitness you are and no matter what type of fitness you do, you get to go speed dating where everyone at the event has an active lifestyle like you! Our rockstar staff will greet you at the door and show you around the venue.

Ellsberg convinced me that I should give it a shot — nothing could be that bad for a half hour.

Albert Pope, who works for an investment bank in Stamford, Conn., had a much better attitude."It's stretching a little bit socially, but you might meet interesting people," he said before the gazing started.

Even a Speed Dating event is more natural than meeting someone online.

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