It happens more often than you'd think, but people who are great dancers can even be afraid to take classes. The scenarios vary, but being good at something doesn't mean the nerves or self consciousness magically disappear. Imagine someone who danced when they were young, then life took hold and they haven't been to a dance class for 20 years (give or take). What happens when they step back onto the dance floor?
Have you ever wondered why certain dancers captivate you even as they perform something as simple as a basic two-step? What is it that makes some performers so electric? Well, in short, it's a combination of attitude, training, and stage presence that adds up to "star power". It's not as elusive as you think, either. With the right recipe of top-notch adult dance lessons and a little understanding, you, too, can capture your audience with more than poise and grace.
Even though it might be cold outside now, looking forward to the summer is a good way to get through the chilly winter months, especially since the warmer weather will be here before we know it! In fact, you may even want to think about signing up for adult dance lessons to help you prepare for the summer months. These are a few reasons why.
Taking adult dance lessons before your tropical spring break vacation can be a great way to get excited for those warm, romantic nights.
It is a common experience for dance teachers to meet adults who express their regret for never having learned how to dance and truly believe that they would never be able to learn. This is heartbreaking, because anyone, no matter the age or ability, can dance! At Quick Quick Slow Ballroom Dance Studio, we want those adults who have always desired but never thought they were able to dance to feel welcome in our adult dance lessons.
When you think about preparing for the holidays, you might think about stocking up extra cash in your bank account or getting your shopping started early. However, there is one other way that you can prepare yourself for the holidays -- taking adult dance lessons. These are a few reasons why.
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.
Recently, a couple was caught on video ballroom dancing along a United Kingdom beach for over an hour, seemingly unaware of the waves crashing near them and not allowing the rain to destroy their dance practice. According to Carrie McCabe, the woman video taping the couple, they did a variety of dance moves including twirls, lifts, and the tango.
Ladies and gentlemen, the spring wedding season is upon us. Traditionally, music and dancing play a starring role in most weddings. Couples choose meaningful, sentimental pieces for their ceremonies and, whether they hire a live band or a DJ, they usually want reception music that reflects their personalities.