ballroom dance tips

Do You Need a Partner to Take Ballroom Dance Lessons?

Do You Need a Partner to Take Ballroom Dance Lessons?

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!

5 Common Mistakes Everyone Makes During Their First Ballroom Dance Lessons

5 Common Mistakes Everyone Makes During Their First Ballroom Dance Lessons

You've been thinking about taking dance lessons, but you're afraid that you'll make a lot of mistakes? Don't worry. Everyone makes mistakes when they first start dancing. Even the most impressive dancer was once a beginner and made at least some of these five common beginner dance mistakes.

Ready to Dance: Essential Stretches for Social Dancers

Ready to Dance: Essential Stretches for Social Dancers

Social dance is increasingly popular these days, and any practitioner will readily explain why. It affords us fun, conviviality, creative expression, and the world's best excuse to exercise. But with any physical activity comes the unfortunate potential for injury. Obviously, no one wants to have to sit out the next dance

All About Lifts!

All About Lifts!

The world of ballroom dancing is challenging and demanding; not only because of the countless hours of practice required for perfection, but also because of the trust that must develop between successful partners. Whether you are leading or following, pushing or pulling, you know that ballroom dance is not just about the movement of the individual, but the precise and complementary movement of the couple.