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How to Create the Perfect First Wedding Dance

Oregon, Eugene

One of the best ways to dance your special moment with confidence is to hire a great dance instructor who understands the two of you and what this moment means. Here are some tips to help you along.

Ballroom Dance Teachers College

Finally, a Solution for Keeping Your Shoulders Down When Ballroom Dancing

California, Oakland AND San Francisco

You've probably been told to keep your shoulders down more times than you care to remember. The Move Like a Champion exercise in this article will show you how to anchor your shoulder blades into your back for a beautiful top line when dancing!

Ballroom Dance Teachers College

Whoops! How to Handle Embarrassing Ballroom Dance Moments Gracefully

California, Oakland AND San Francisco

How do you react to embarrassing moments when ballroom dancing? Read this article for suggestions on how to handle your next embarrassing moment with finesse and grace!

Ballroom Dance Teachers College

But My Other Teacher Says--How to Handle It When Your Students Take Lessons with Other Teachers

California, Oakland AND San Francisco

When a student is taking lessons with multiple teachers, sometimes they feel they're being told different things. How does a teacher handle this kind of discrepancy responsibly and ethically?

Body Alive, The Escobar Group

What is the best way to make use of practice time?

Utah, Sandy

Answers from Competitors, Coaches, and Adjudicators - Stephen Cullip, Michelle Officer, Glenn Weiss, Marianne Nicole, Rozana Sweeney, Dan Rutherford, Pierre Allaire and Mireille Veilleux.

Body Alive, The Escobar Group

Glenis Dee - Doing It All

Utah, Sandy

Stage dancer, Olympic skater, ballroom champion, wife and mother, Glenis Dee did it all. Today as a coach, adjudicator and competition organizer, her influence in ballroom dance continues.

Body Alive, The Escobar Group

How important is the first twenty seconds of a dance when competing?

Utah, Sandy

Answers from Competitors, Coaches, and Adjudicators - Glenis Dee, Nadia Eftedal, Geoffrey Fells, Marianne Nicole and Sam Sodano.

Body Alive, The Escobar Group

How can the man best showcase his partner?

Utah, Sandy

Answers from Competitors, Coaches, and Adjudicators - David Hamilton, Nadia Efedal, Ed Simon and Glenn Weiss.

Body Alive, The Escobar Group

What is the first thing judges look for in competition?

Utah, Sandy

Answers from Competitors, Coaches, and Adjudicators - Pierre Allaire, Ron Bennett, Mireille Veilleux, Enrique Ramon, Debbie Avalos and Steven Cullip.

Ballroom Dance Teachers College

Peace of Mind is Priceless: The Benefits of Professional Ballroom Dance Teacher Training

California, Oakland AND San Francisco

New or aspiring ballroom dance teachers: If you're wondering whether you should pay for teacher training, this article will help you make that decision. Find out how Diane Jarmolow, respected teacher, trainer, competition judge and certification examiner,

Dance Fever Studios

Best Bachatas For Beginner Classes

New York, Brooklyn

Best bachata songs to teach with for a beginner bachata class. Slow to moderate tempo without long introductions.

Dance Fever Studios

Difference Between Argentine Tango and Ballroom Tango

New York, Brooklyn

Explains the differences between Argentine tango and ballroom tango.

Dance Fever Studios

Salsa Dancing. Keys To Following.

New York, Brooklyn

Advice on how to be a better salsa follower.

Dance Fever Studios

Health Benefits of Dancing

New York, Brooklyn

The many healt benefits of dancing.

Dancify

Keep Dancing

California, Redondo Beach

Rob Dell shares his exciting journey from leading an unhealthy style of life to getting familiar with the world of dance and exercise. Inspiring.

Dance Fever Studios

Difference Between Salsa on 1 and on 2

New York, Brooklyn

The difference between dancing salsa on 1 and salsa on 2.

Dance Fever Studios

Improving Your Salsa Dancing

New York, Brooklyn

How to Improve Your Salsa Dancing

Dance Fever Studios

How to Make Your First Wedding Dance Perfect

New York, Brooklyn

How to make your first wedding dance perfect

Richard Powers

Advice to Dancers by Fred Astaire

California, Stanford

Above all, be yourself! Dancing should be a form of self-expression. Whatever else you may do, don't make the mistake of being an unimaginative copyist. Don't be a slave to steps or routines.

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WE are looking to continue lessons in ballroom dancing. Laura is a beginner, Jamie has has lessons for awhile but her current local teachers are going to be moving to the west coast by the end of this year

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