Jo Weldon give great instructions and advice on how to dance with a feather boa in her book.
When it comes to feather boas, you get what you pay for. The higher quality, the longer your boa will last. A less expensive boa is fine for fun or practice, but they do tend to fall apart quickly; leaving feathers everywhere and looking shabby quickly. For performance longevity, choose a high quality boa.
Marilyn Maxwell in a feather boa. Silver screen poster.
A unique and very pretty white and jade boa.
Dancing with a feather boa is the epitome of glamour and sensuality. The feel of the feathers on your skin creates an atmosphere of luxury that comes across to your audience. A feather boa dance is a wonderful component to your Burlesque repertoire.