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The Joy of Dance is for All of Us

The Joy of Dance is for All of Us

Many forms of dance have earned popular patronage in the West, like ballet, jazz and even musical theatre. These genres emphasize the extensively trained virtuoso, the soloist, or the "star." Such talented dancers have likely studied in their discipline for their entire lives

Ballroom Dancing, Better Medicine than Laughing

Ballroom Dancing, Better Medicine than Laughing

We all want to be better, more effective adults, and invest time and research into finding the right activities to develop skills and strengths. From language learning to sports, to painting and drama, there are a wide variety of activities to choose from

A Fun Way to Celebrate Winter's End: Quick Quick Slow's Annual Winter Ball 2018

A Fun Way to Celebrate Winter's End: Quick Quick Slow's Annual Winter Ball 2018

After New Year's bashes and Mardi Gras Galas, you might not want the string of parties to end. However, options are typically limited to Valentine's parties, and if you aren't in a relationship, they can be intimidating. Instead, why not cap off the end of winter by attending a Ball?

Dancing with a Robot?

Dancing with a Robot?

Some people taking ballroom dancing lessons might be told that their movements are a bit robotic, but maybe that is a compliment. Recently, Diego Felipe Paez Granados, a researcher at Tohoku University in Sendai, Japan, and his team of researchers revealed a robot dance partner who helps beginning dancers improve their skills.

Ballroom Dance Lessons to Bring Peace

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

Put a Spring in Your Step with Ballroom Dance Lessons

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.

Wedding Dance Lessons for You and Your Princess

For many women, they have been planning their fairy tale wedding since they were a little girl. If you are engaged, your fiancée has found her prince. She probably has her perfect dress picked out. She has all the food perfectly planned and the guest list planned out complete with a seating arrangement. She has picked out the perfect locations for both the ceremony and the reception. There is only one thing left; she wants the perfect wedding dance

Five Ways Ballroom Dancing Lessons Can Improve Your Relationship

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

Dancing Through Life Lessons

Dancing Through Life Lessons

Dancing Through Life Lessons

In a small town in central PA resides a young at heart lady named Grace, who just celebrated her 101st birthday. She is known by most in her area as "Amazing Grace." Why is she so amazing? Because up until a few years ago, Grace entertained audiences everywhere with her dancing and elocution. Still bright and articulate, she fondly tells tales of dancing her way through the years, first with her sister in 1917, then with her two daughters and husband until his death in 1972, and lately with her daughter doing vaudeville type shows for local charities and community events. Up until 4 years ago, she closed every show by dancing the Charleston, much to the delight of her audience. Dancing is her legacy. She cannot separate her life memories from her dancing memories. From her first dance lesson at age 5 until today, Grace attributes her youthful attitude and good health to the joy she has received and given to others through a lifetime of entertaining and dance.

Dancing is great mind-body exercise and it's benefits can carry you through life contributing to your health in a way that is fun-not just for you but for those with whom and for whom you dance. Dance steps are like an exercise program for your brain while also improving your physical health and stamina. For the elderly who dance, circulation improves which in turn increases cognitive function and cuts down on "cross talking" in the brain that is caused by the degeneration of brain matter that occurs over time in the human brain.

According to Peak Health Advocate, "it appears that elderly people who engage in regular physical exercise experience far less of this brain cross-talk compared to sedentary seniors. In fact, on a number of measures, very active seniors seem to have brain response patterns more closely akin to young adults than their sedentary counterparts as was evident in the research study discussed here." Dancing embodies those types of movement that keep a brain healthy and young.

Everyone should, at some point during their life, take dance lessons. Like Grace discovered, they are beneficial and fun. And like her, you just may find a love that will enable you to dance through life.

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Dance Lessons: A Successful First Date

Following the unimpressive dating scenes, it is no wonder why many people are claiming that "dating is overrated." When you have been in the house watching movies all week, going to the movies to watch another may not be a suitable date; neither is going out to eat when you love to cook and you are able to entice your date with an extraordinary meal. So what are some ideas that you can come up with