Ballroom Dancing and Your Career

Social Ballroom Dancer, Amy Rothenberg, applies principles she has learned from ballroom dancing, to her professional work as a naturopathic doctor.

Date added to ADN: Friday, Mar 13 2015
Originally Published: Friday, Mar 13 2015
By JC of The AccessDance Network


Hey AccessDancies---

I just read a great article about a Ballroom Dancer who applies principles, she has learned from ballroom dancing, to her professional work as a naturopathic doctor.

"Ballroom dance has gotten under my skin and I cannot get enough of it. As a naturopathic doctor, approaching 30 years in the field, I think about how social ballroom dance makes me a better doctor." -Amy Rothenberg, ND

The 7 concepts that she highlights, unique to ballroom dance, are:

1. Frame
2. Finding, strengthening and keeping access to one's center
3. Timing and rhythm
4. Connection/the dynamic of lead and follow
5. Broadening confidence
6. Mindfulness/mindlessness
7. The idea of a complete experience

This is a great read and wonderful example of how one of our many life roles positively influences other aspects of our life. This is a must read!!

How Ballroom Dance Makes Me a Better Doctor
by Amy Rothenberg, ND.

TGIF!! Drive Safe, Be Well, and Happy Dancing!



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