Attending private dance lessons with your father before your wedding day is a great way to squeeze in some quality time together in the hectic weeks leading up to your wedding. Slow down and take a moment to be thankful for the first man in your life. You may even learn a thing or two about dear old dad - maybe he had some sweet moves back in the day and he's been waiting for an excuse to break them out again!
For many dancers, there comes a time when classes, lessons and the weekly social dance becomes the gateway to quenching a deep creative thirst. Choosing to participate in a competitive or performance experience, whether as a one time pursuit or a lifetime endeavor, aids in sharpening those movement skills all around. In the spotlight, missteps can be highlighted, but so too can your shine and showmanship.
You've signed up for Ballroom Dancing lessons.
Maybe you want a new way to meet people, maybe you want to learn a new skill, or maybe you just want to get a little more movement into your life. Whatever the reason, taking the leap into a new hobby can be scary. But don't you worry, we have some tips to help you get on your feet and boogieing in no time.
From beginning lessons to get yourself ready for the upcoming season to staying in shape over the long winter months; lessons from professionals is your answer. They may lead you to competitive dancing or even helping others as a professional yourself. How will you be sure unless you take that first step to the beat?
Dance lessons. Two words that were previously not in your vocabulary. You consider yourself "rhythmically challenged". You were born with "two left feet". Enter a hundred other expressions, *cough* excuses *cough*, for the general idea that you think you can't dance. Well...good news: You CAN dance!
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?
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.
Whether your are in perfect health or getting over an illness, the American Cancer Society recognizes the value of dance therapy to relieve stress, exercise mind and body, and even increase self esteem. If you're recovering from treatment, dancing can gently work your muscles and help restore your balance and physical confidence.
Dancing enthusiasts will be pleased to see that the elegant art of Ballroom dancing is being featured in more films, theater, and television.
There's nothing quite like being in a relationship with someone you really enjoy being around. And things are only made better when you are able to share something special with that person. Learning a discipline, like ballroom dancing is the kind of activity that can really bring people together both mentally and physically. Here are five reasons
Let's face it guys, the dating scene has changed dramatically. No longer is dinner and a movie the norm. Women want to get out and be seen. If you're not willing or able to get out on the dance floor and really tear it up, women will see you as insecure. Don't be the lug, sitting at the bar all night, watching other people dance.