Adult Dance Lessons

Ballroom Dancing: A Perfect Mother's Day Gift

Ballroom Dancing: A Perfect Mother's Day Gift

This year, show Mom how much you really appreciate her by giving her the fun and unique gift of ballroom dancing lessons? What better way for her to unwind, spend some intimate time with Dad or her friends, and have fun learning a new skill. Plus, we all know most women love dancing!

It's Never Too Late: Ballroom Dancing is for Everyone

It's Never Too Late: Ballroom Dancing is for Everyone

You're not alone. Many adults are now taking up ballroom dancing even well into retirement age so you won't be the only one in your class.

3 Reasons Ballroom Dancing Lessons are the Perfect Valentine's Day Gift

3 Reasons Ballroom Dancing Lessons are the Perfect Valentine's Day Gift

With Valentine's Day right around the corner, romance is in the air... and a lot of couples are trying to figure out what to get their partners to really show how much they care. The best gift to get your significant other this Valentine's Day is ballroom dance lessons.

The Secret to Star Power

The Secret to Star Power

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. 

Adult Dance Lessons Can Help You Get Ready for Summer!

Adult Dance Lessons Can Help You Get Ready for Summer!

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.

It's Never Too Late! Adult Dance Lessons for Everyone

It's Never Too Late! Adult Dance Lessons for Everyone

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.

How Adult Dance Lessons Can Help You Prepare for the Holidays

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.

Lincoln Center's Midsummer Night Swing Revives and Reinvents a Ballroom Dancing Favorite

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.

Dance - No Excuses!

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?...

Research Studies Reveals Ballroom Dancing Reduces Risk of Dementia

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?  

Ballroom Dancing Decoded: What the Couple's First Dance Reveals About Them

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.

Ballroom Dancing Like You Just Don't Care

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.

Put Some "Spring" in Your Step With Wedding Dance Lessons

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.

Ballroom Dancing Without Legs?

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

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.

Ballroom Dancing Getting Attention on the Big Screen

Dancing enthusiasts will be pleased to see that the elegant art of Ballroom dancing is being featured in more films, theater, and television.

4 Ballroom Dancing Skills Which Translate into Life Skills

With shows like “Dancing with the Stars” and “So You Think You Can Dance,” people who were never interested in dancing before are being introduced to the art. As uncoordinated celebrities glide across the floor, improving each week and even starting to look less like amateurs, some people begin to think ballroom dancing looks like an enjoyable experience.

4 Reasons to Learn How to Ballroom Dance

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.