In a conversation between two people, each one takes their turn to talk and (hopefully!) to listen. Beyond words, more subtle nonverbal content is being exchanged as well.
Picture a traditional wedding reception. In the back of the room, several elderly aunts sit eyeing the cake and punch table, waiting for the wedding party to enter and the food line to begin. In one corner, the father of the bride bites his lip as he determines the odds of tripping on his daughter’s veil during the traditional father-daughter dance
It's been a typical Monday, and you're on your way home, stuck in traffic, tired and cranky. You don't think anything could improve your mood when, suddenly, "that" song comes on the radio, and it's like the outside world just disappears. The rhythm grabs you and, within seconds, you're drumming happily on the steering wheel, bouncing with the tempo, nodding along to the beat. You, my friend, are "chair bopping."
Whether your wedding is a year away or you only have a month or two to plan your wedding, you likely have a lot on your plate right now. You might be thinking that you don't have time to add anything else to your wedding preparation schedule, but there are at least three reasons why ballroom dance lessons should be a part of your wedding planning.
Alienation is "the state or experience of feeling isolated, detached, separated, divided, cut off", the sensation of being out of sync with the reality around us, something all of us have felt at one time or another, and increasingly so in the individualistic, ego-driven society we live in today. Now close your eyes for a moment and try to remember the last time you danced