Ballroom Dancing

Don't Let These Excuses Stop You from Dancing

Don't Let These Excuses Stop You from Dancing

Although there are multiple studies showing the benefits of taking up dancing, the excuses not to dance are infinite. What's holding you back? Take a look at some of these common objections and why you should just two-step around them.

So You Think You CAN'T Dance...

So You Think You CAN'T Dance...

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!

How Ballroom Dance Lessons Prepare You for Marriage

How Ballroom Dance Lessons Prepare You for Marriage

Learning how to dance can have a lifelong impact on your marriage. Of course being proficient in relationship skills isn't unique to dancing, but here are 3 ways learning to ballroom dance together can strengthen those areas of your marriage.

The Benefits of Ballroom Dancing

The Benefits of Ballroom Dancing

Ballroom dancing is a respected art form that continues to grow in popularity despite having been around for over five centuries.  So what is it about this respected and very-much alive hobby that continues to draw the attention of countless amounts of people?

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.

The Best Foods to Benefit Your Dancing

The Best Foods to Benefit Your Dancing

When it comes to ballroom dancing, we cannot leave out the best way to keep your body slim and trim and your feet ready to glide! Diet and exercise are some of the most important aspects of ballroom dancing. Here are the best foods dancers can benefit from.

Ballroom Dancing for Fun and Fitness

Ballroom Dancing for Fun and Fitness

"Let's go ballroom dancing!" isn't something most people hear on a regular basis. That's too bad, though, since dance is one of the oldest and most enjoyable fitness activities in human history. While most think of ballroom dance as nothing more than fun (and it is), it's also a great way to exercise

3 Ways Ballroom Dancing Benefits Your Mental Health 

3 Ways Ballroom Dancing Benefits Your Mental Health 

When the discussion of mental health arises, far too many people dismiss it as something that only someone with some sort of diagnosed illness needs to be concerned about. But the reality is that everyone should make a point to prioritize their mental health just as they would prioritize their physical health. In this post, we'll look at three ways ballroom dancing does wonders for your mental health

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.

Ballroom Dance: Five Reasons to Get Closer to Your Significant Other

Ballroom Dance: Five Reasons to Get Closer to Your Significant Other

Ballroom dance has rightly earned its place in popular culture in recent times, with the rise of YouTube and TV dance competitions. If you have ever considered living out your dancing dreams with your significant other, now is the time! It doesn't really matter how long your relationship has been blossoming. What is important is that you are both willing to step out and try something new, romantic, and fabulous. Here are five clear advantages to trying ballroom dance

From Hop to Swing! West Coast Style

From Hop to Swing! West Coast Style

Swing dancing is one of those great upbeat dance styles which covers a wealth of fun and exciting moves. East Coast swing and West Coast swing are two different styles of dancing. Both are exceptionally fun and fast moving but West Coast swing in particular is a great beginners swing dance to learn

Building Confidence Through Ballroom Dance

Building Confidence Through Ballroom Dance

Anxiety, feelings of inferiority, and a lack of confidence is something we all experience from time to time. As kids or adults, it can be hard to deal with these feelings, so finding a way to overcome them and build up your self-esteem is a good idea for a happier life. That's where ballroom dance comes in

Ballroom Dancing As An Alternative To Couple's Therapy

Ballroom Dancing As An Alternative To Couple's Therapy

One terrific way to help reignite the spark and improve the communication in your love life is ballroom dancing. According to Hitched Magazine, dancing can help to create or improve intimacy. They even tout dancing as the "new form of couple's therapy." But how can something so seemingly simple be powerful enough to save a rocky relationship?

Ballroom Dancing Is Nixing Anxiety One Step At A Time

Ballroom Dancing Is Nixing Anxiety One Step At A Time

According to the Anxiety and Depression Association of America (ADAA), anxiety affects 18 million adults. This means over eighteen percent of the population suffers from some type of anxiety disorder, making it the most prevalent mental affliction in the United States.