You and your partner have been together for several years now and, though there is no doubt you still love each other, it's starting to feel like you're in a rut. Your intimacy is dwindling off, your interactions are mainly about the kids, your jobs, and other countless day-to-day issues
Alienation is "the state or experience of feeling isolated, detached, separated, divided, cut off", the sensation of being out of sync with the reality around us, something all of us have felt at one time or another, and increasingly so in the individualistic, ego-driven society we live in today. Now close your eyes for a moment and try to remember the last time you danced
As a male, you might think that a ballroom class is the last place you would like to be. However, I encourage you to rethink this, open yourself up and give ballroom a chance. If that encouragement isn't enough for you, below I have listed three reasons why you should make ballroom a part of your routine.
If there's one exercise that can keep you mentally and physically fit, it's Ballroom Dancing. Physical activity, self esteem, and wellness can all be achieved by grabbing a friend and dancing. The latest dance steps today
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?
Even though the exact origins of dance have been lost to time, humanity's celebrations, relationships, hopes, and even fears have been immortalized in this highly kinesthetic art form. Unlike paint, marble, or clay though, dance is one of the few artistic forms that creates its expression from living individuals.
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
Okay, everyone, no more excuses -- if these ladies and gentlemen can learn ballroom dancing, you can too. During an annual charity episode of the British TV show "Strictly Come Dancing," four paraolympians paired with professional ballroom dance partners and took to the stage. Double amputees Nathan Stephens, Hannah Cockroft and Martine Wright joined blind soccer player David Clarke onstage to compete in
If you are a fan of “Dancing With the Stars,” you have probably heard of Amy Purdy, a Paralympic bronze medalist snowboarder and double-amputee who is competing on the show this season. In the first week alone, she proved she was going to be a real competitor by tying for third place despite dancing on two prosthetic legs
After watching Meryl Davis and Charlie White skate to an amazing gold in ice dancing, you might be wondering how you can learn your own dance steps. Although it takes years of dancing to achieve the grace and skills shown by Davis, White, and other Olympic level dancers, ballroom dancing can be an enjoyable activity once you have learned at least a few of the basic steps.
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.
Ed was in a car accident and suffered a brain injury. As he recuperated at home, he needed something to do with his spare time. His physical therapist suggested that he try dance lessons. Ed's first lesson was somewhat comical as he struggled to get his feet to cooperate with the dance instructor's instructions