Ballroom dancing is a respected art form that continues to grow in popularity despite having been around for over five centuries. So what is it about this respected and very-much alive hobby that continues to draw the attention of countless amounts of people?
Feeling a bit disconnected from your partner lately? Looking for a way to reignite the flame that once burned so brightly, but now is hard to find? Don't let the monotony of everyday life suck the romance and passion out of your relationship. Bring back that spark and find yourself and your partner again through ballroom dancing!
So you've signed up for your first ballroom dance class and you're ready to step into the wild unknown. First off, congratulations! You have already taken that brave first step toward a new, challenging, and exciting adventure. Still, you may be wondering about the specifics of your initial experience. We are here to answer those burning questions
The short answer is no! We find that many people are surprised to learn that you do not need to bring a close friend or significant other to your dance lessons. A good number of our students come on their own because they want to learn new skills and gain greater confidence; plus, there are a few benefits to taking solo lessons!
Face it fellows, some of us guys are more ‘challenged’ by the art of dance than others. Many of us like to think we’re that cool, sexy guy with jaw dropping flair on the dance floor, but deep down we (and our dance partners) know our moves are more like something from the Monster Mash. Even our shadow dreads dancing with us!
When you think about booking various activities for yourself, you might generally think about doing so when the weather is nice. When it's cold outside, you might find yourself huddling up in the house, but you do have a fun option -- signing up for ballroom dance lessons. These are a few reasons why you may want to sign up for ballroom dance lessons this winter.
Some people are too self-conscious to ever hit the dance floor. If you are one of these people, you might get extremely nervous at the thought of attending an event where people will be dancing
If reality TV shows, like Dancing With the Stars, have done anything for us, it's inspired people of all ages and stations of life to take up dancing. And one thing that can help kick-start a novice or improve a more seasoned dancer are private ballroom dance lessons.
Attention, ladies! Do you have certain fitness goals that you would like to reach this year? With 2014 more than half over, it's a great time to perform an assessment of how you're doing with any New Year's resolutions or general plans that you've made. You might also be looking for a cool new way to get in shape or to maintain your current fitness level.
In today’s fast-paced, busy world there are many things that can cause us stress: work, family, money or emergencies just to name a few. However, before your health is influenced by the negative effects of stress, you must learn to relax and let it all go. There are numerous ways to reduce your stress—but none are as enjoyable and expressive as ballroom dancing.
This past week, tickets officially went on sale for Lincoln Center’s annual Midsummer Night Swing. Every year, dancers from across the country travel to Manhattan to take part in this dance celebration that includes workshops, performances and, of course, multiple chances to dance the night away.
Why is it that most people quit exercising? For every excuse, we'll give you a reason why dancing is the answer.
- First thing: Time. There's not enough of it. How is it possible to squeeze another thing into an already over-extended schedule?...
Currently, there are 5.4 million people in America with Alzheimer's. With one in eight seniors predicted to develop the disease, those numbers could explode as lifespans lengthen. Could ballroom dancing be the key to decreasing those numbers?
The first dance between the bride and groom is one of the most memorable events of the wedding reception. It reflects not only the journey of their relationship but it also reveals their hopes for the marriage itself. However, creating a memorable dance to convey all these nuances goes beyond merely picking the right song.
For many people, ballroom dancing might simply be a great form of exercise, a fun way to spend an afternoon, or a great excuse to laugh at their favorite celebrities, but for one man, dancing mean so much more. Pierre Dulaine left Jaffa, Israel as a small boy, but when he returned in 2011, he returned with a plan