Keeping fit in your golden years means so much more than just the many benefits for your health, fitness translates into your quality of life and independence. While this should, therefore, be a priority for you, you are not limited to lonely walks or boring silver classes
She created a list, and with her husband’s help, started to check off things she wanted to achieve including photographing a grizzly bear up close and hiking the Grand Canyon as a family. Even when her husband refused to join her in ballroom dancing, Kelly went forward with her goal of learning how to ballroom dance
If you haven't done any ballroom dancing before, you may have a perception of the typical person that does it. But at Quick Quick Slow Ballroom Dance Studio, we see people from all walks of life taking an interest in ballroom. Whether it is someone who wants to work their way into the competition circuit or a couple looking for a way to spend quality time together, their reasons vary greatly. Here are some unlikely clients we see fall in love with ballroom.
Another season of “Dancing with the Stars” is well underway. Each year this show pairs a group of non-dancers with a talented professional for the entire country to watch, envy, ridicule, and devour in whatever way they please. It is no surprise that after 25 seasons, the show is still going strong. The overall premise of the show doesn’t change, it will always be a reality dance competition
When people think of ballroom dancers, they often envision young, physically fit people who are quick on their feet. Yet, ballroom dancing is not just for people who are young or those who can move across the floor quickly. Here's a look at some dancers who break the stereotype
“Dancing with the Stars Season 25” is underway. Every year I look forward to this show! I get so into it! I grab my glass of wine and the remote, then cuddle up on the couch to ooh and aah at the spectacle of it. Sometimes I laugh. Sometimes I cry. Yet, somehow I always find myself being overly judgmental of the stars
Dance perfectly embodies the joy and happiness in the celebration of marriage, and is a tradition that has been a staple of weddings. But it can also be utilized to turn your wedding into an event that is unforgettable. If you've been searching for ways to make your wedding unique and memorable, we've got the answer.
Practice makes perfect! We've all heard that saying before, and it's quite possible a few of you cringed at the memory of a certain high school teacher or piano instructor while reading it, but it holds true all the same. In our last two blogs we talked about alternative methods of practice, but sometimes building that "muscle memory" really does come down to practice
Although ballroom dancing and martial arts might seem unrelated in many ways, there's a reason why martial art master Bruce Lee was also a good ballroom dancer, and there's a reason why some of the most masterful martial art masters in the world -- like the aikido master Ken Ota -- also run ballroom dancing studios where they teach style, grace, and etiquette along with self-defense.
For decades men and women have been dancing with each other. Throughout history, dancing has been a communication proving to be as necessary as breathing.The adult social dance experience is not just a hobby; it is a way of life.
People love to watch movies about ballroom dancing almost as much as dancing itself and it's always remained a popular film genre. Here's our list of the best ballroom dancing movies ever. Grab some popcorn and let some of the best dancers and actors in the biz inspire you to put your dancing shoes on.
Here at Quick Quick Slow ballroom dancing is our passion. But with great passion comes loads of hard work. To achieve and maintain the highest level of ability, constant practice becomes a necessity. To achieve and maintain effective practice techniques takes time, love, and a touch of obsession
Right now, when you think about ballroom dancing, you might think about stuffy dances from many years ago. Even though you might not think that ballroom dancing is relevant in today's world, however, you should know that it's actually not outdated at all. Here's why.
What event do you find yourself watching most when the Winter Olympics are on? For a lot of us who are drawn to the arts, it's figure skating. But did you know that ballroom dancing is the basis of a discipline of figure skating called "Ice Dancing"?
How is the state of your love life? Do words such as vibrant, vivacious, and satisfying come to mind? Or do terms such as lackluster, unfulfilling, and absent seem more appropriate? Are you aware there is a strong link between your performance in the ballroom and fulfillment in the bedroom as perceived by a potential mate? Adult social dance is a medium stretching across time and cultures that affords the opportunity for
As almost any couple you happen to ask can attest, couple's activities are awkward, repetitive, and boring. Couples mixers, putt-putt nights, movie nights, dinner -- there are only so many times these can catch and hold your attention and keep the romance alive. So if you're looking for something new in your relationship, why not try something exciting, different, and that will last for far longer than the time it takes to sit through a movie?
You've probably heard the well-known idiom that suggests a poor dancer has "two left feet". It's become a staple of the English language, conjuring pictures of awkward, graceless, and otherwise inelegant dancers in an instant. More often than not it's used in a self-deprecating manner or by those too shy or scared to put themselves out there on the dance floor. Despite the phrase's prevalence, we at Quick Quick Slow believe that anybody can be taught to dance. Certainly there are varying levels of expertise and not everyone is gifted with perfect rhythm, but at its core dance is about having fun and simply knowing your right foot from your left.