Getting Fit & Healthy

The AccessDance Network

Your First Dance Social: Welcome to the Jungle

Oregon, Eugene

The people I'd like to speak to are the ones who love dancing just as much, want to be just as good as anyone else. It's just that the thought 'putting yourself to the test' by taking it into a social environment is enough to make us curl up on the couch

The AccessDance Network

Nine Reasons a Guy Should Learn to Dance

Oregon, Eugene

In what universe would a guy want to dance? We're going to tell you because we believe dancing is on the path to happiness. Top ten reasons a guy should learn to dance.

The AccessDance Network

Ballroom Dancing and Your Career

Oregon, Eugene

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

The AccessDance Network

Bringing Baby to Your Adult Ballroom Dance Class

Oregon, Eugene

Dancing is an incredible way to share your worlds. This age is sweet and it is fleeting. Moment by moment the time with your child is precious and what could be more wonderful than this. We hope you dance as a family again, and again.

My Dance Story

Sarah Casner: Dancing Saved My Life

Oregon, Eugene

I have bad anxiety so I got teased and was always depressed. Without dancing I would be lost.

Got2Lindy Dance Studios

Swing Dance: Best For Body, Mind & Soul

New York, Kingston

Swing dancing is not only an outstanding opportunity to get your body moving, your heart pumping and your mind engaged, it's also a lot of fun. As a partner dance, it allows you to connect with others in ways that freestyle dancing never could. Best of

Dancing The Dream Productions

Back In Step

Rhode Island, Tiverton

This is a story from the local paper on how I am continuing to recover from a heart attack, two cardiac arrests, angioplasty, and coronary bypass surgery.

Melva Smith (Freelance Writer)

Taking Salsa Dancing to the Next Level

Kentucky, Louisville

The benefits of Salsa dancing are endless, and include such things as freedom of expression, a stress free environment, and meeting new people.

Dance Fever Studios

Difference Between Argentine Tango and Ballroom Tango

New York, Brooklyn

Explains the differences between Argentine tango and ballroom tango.

Got2Lindy Dance Studios

In the Swing: How I Moved From The Desk To the Dance Floor

New York, Kingston

A personal essay published in Chronogram magazine, March 2013 on how I moved from the desk to the dance floor.

Dance Fever Studios

Bronx Girl Dances in Brooklyn

New York, Brooklyn

How dancing changed one Bronx girls life.

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

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

Intelligent Dancing

California, Stanford

There are many benefits of spontaneous freestyle social dancing. We can dance with partners who have not taken the same classes we have, it's playful, flexible and creative. But there's an additional benefit we don't often hear about: it makes us smarter

Richard Powers

Transcendent Play

California, Stanford

Many of my points about partnering relate to dance as transcendent play. This is a term used by Diane Ackerman, who wrote a book on "Deep Play". She explores the concept of play from a variety of perspectives: how it is defined, what species participate

Richard Powers

Use It or Lose It: Dancing Makes You Smarter

California, Stanford

For centuries, dance manuals and other writings have lauded the health benefits of dancing, usually as physical exercise. More recently we've seen research on further health benefits of dancing, such as stress reduction and increased serotonin level, wit

My Dance Story

Wilma J. Couch: My Dance Story

Oregon, Eugene

FROM A DANCE BOOK I saw the phrase TOE TO HEAL and knew that was for me.

My Dance Story

Karla Newman: My Dance Story

Oregon, Eugene

Being part of a dance community is the best family a person can have!

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Los Angeles, California

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On Friday, Christa Requested
Dance Lessons in Los Angeles

looking for a hobby and I like dancing

Dance Lesson Interests: Salsa, East Coast Swing, Looking for a New Hobby, Meet New People, Getting Fit & Healthy, Beginner, Group Class, Open Group, Senior

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On Saturday, Alicia Requested
Dance Lessons in Opelika

Online student with Pro Dance LA. Competed 3 times. Would like a make professional to do in-person private lessons with when I'm not in LA working with my partner, Vlad Kvartin

Dance Lesson Interests: Latin, Rumba, Paso Doble, Samba, Jive, Getting Fit & Healthy, Training & Continuation, Beginner, Events, Private Lessons, Individual, Adult

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On Sunday, Dana Pokorski Requested
Dance Lessons in New Baltimore

To learn how to be a better dancer

Dance Lesson Interests: Ballroom, Waltz, Argentine Tango, Foxtrot, Cha Cha, Looking for a New Hobby, Getting Fit & Healthy, Couple, Adult

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On Wednesday, Sarah Requested
Dance Lessons in Auburn

Looking for social dances and clubs we can attend dances at. I have a lot of dance experience formally being on a formation ballroom dance team, as well as frequenting local social dances and competing in local competitions and Jack-and-jills. My partner has some dance experience, but has little to .....

Dance Lesson Interests: Ballroom, Waltz, East Coast Swing, West Coast Swing, Lindy Hop, Shag, Nightclub 2-Step, Hustle, Polka, Peabody, Bachata, Looking for a New Hobby, Getting Fit & Healthy, Social Dance, Giving a Gift, Beginner, Events, Group Class, Parties, Performances, Competitions, Couple, Young Adult, Adult, Senior

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On Tuesday, Arkamie Requested
Dance Lessons in Linden

Line Dance classes

Dance Lesson Interests: Looking for a New Hobby, Getting Fit & Healthy, Beginner, Group Class, Open Group, Adult

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On Friday, James Requested
Dance Lessons in Orlando

Looking for lessons. Former martial artist, so can handle choreography. Would like to learn as I currently don't have much dance experience.

Dance Lesson Interests: Getting Fit & Healthy, Meet New People, Beginner, Adult

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On Monday, Jodi Requested
Dance Lessons in Cumming

Country or Swing lessons for my husband and I.

Dance Lesson Interests: Looking for a New Hobby, Enhancing Your Relationship, Getting Fit & Healthy, Couple, Adult

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On Sunday, Ruby Requested
Dance Lessons in Union

Dancing to have fun but be a workout

Dance Lesson Interests: Looking for a New Hobby, Getting Fit & Healthy, Meet New People, Beginner, Adult

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On Sunday, Pamela Requested
Dance Lessons in Sandpoint

Dance lesson with adults. Fun new hobby

Dance Lesson Interests: Looking for a New Hobby, Getting Fit & Healthy, Beginner, Intro Class, Individual, Senior

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On Friday, Trudi Requested
Dance Lessons in Winchester

I'm looking for west coast swing lessons in Lexington. I am a beginner that would like to go into competition. Would also like to learn other dancing to meet new people, and have fun.

Dance Lesson Interests: Swing, Nightclub 2-Step, Hustle, Getting Fit & Healthy, Competitive Dancing (DanceSport), Beginner, Dance Lessons, Events, Competitions, Open Group, Senior