There are many philosophies of leading, just like there are many philosophies of following. My personal philosophy has been developed over years of talking to folks about how they dance, and also comes from someone who specifically started out as a follower. I could say this philosophy is entirely in my head, but the reality is, it was shaped by the culture and scenes I've developed in. Leading to me is very rarely about telegraphing to my follow what's going to come next. I'
One of the hardest things about maturing as a dancer is that at some point, no one else can tell you what you shold do next. This is a weird and wonderful moment. As long as you haven't ascended to International Instructor, there's probably someone out there who has some technical corrections for you (and even some of those folks consult each other in their growth missions). Suddenly you realize that you have the power to evaluate your own dancing. Not only that, but that you