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How to get the most out of Your Dance Lesson?

How to get the most value out of your dance lesson? Dancing is a skill that everyone has the ability to acquire.  Every one of us however, has a different goal and a different vision for their dancing. Some want to simply master the basics to feel comfortable in a social setting, while others want to take it to the …

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Three of The Most Positive Benefits you Will Learn from Dancing

Three of the most positive benefits you will gain from Dancing!!!!   Growing up in the dance world was amazing and quite frankly one of the most rewarding and beneficial steps I have taken in my journey of life. Dancing is not just a skill but also a lifestyle and a method to express our feelings. Dancing can be how …

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Reasons Why Love + Dancing = Perfect Match

Reasons Why Love +Dancing = Perfect Match   It’s February, the “Month of Love”; the time when everyone is seeking ways to show their significant other the millions of ways they love them. Valentine’s Day is this week. It’s a time when we want to go out dancing because we get to hold each other. As we celebrate the second-busiest …

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Why You Should Keep “Running” After An Event by Joanne Scott

Why You Should Keep “Running” After An Event by Joanne Scott Competitor magazine, a Running and jogging fitness magazine released an article in October of 2013 titled “Time Off After a Marathon, Or Keep On Running?” In it describes whether one should take time off after a strenuous event, take it easier, or continue running.  “Many elite runners follow the …

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Why dancing should NOT be at the top of your New Year’s Resolution List #2

Why dancing should NOT be at the top of your New Year’s Resolution List #2 Happy New Year to everyone! Here is the rest of how you can help achieve your New Year’s Goals (or Resolutions if you are set on that terminology) Resolutions are out there, and every year we all feel compelled by an outside force to keep …

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Why dancing should NOT be at the top of your New Year’s Resolution List

Why Dancing should NOT be at the top of your New Year’s Resolution List!   Welcome to the time of the year when we start wrapping up what we liked (or didn’t like) of the outgoing year, and start focusing on the things we want and need from the coming year. Some of us make resolutions, others make promises, some …

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Great Holiday Dance Music Tips by Edwin Cabrera

Great Holiday Dance Music and Tips by Edwin Cabrera With Thanksgiving well behind us, you know what that means: Hanukkah starts in less than a week, Christmas is in fewer than 16 days, and the shopping, gift giving, traveling, eating, and parties are in full swing! With the onset of holiday parties, you must be wondering what songs are great …

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5 Benefits That Dancing Delivers To Your Body

We all know dancing is fun, but did you know that it’s so much more than entertainment? There is so much that we can gain by learning to dance. Today I want to highlight 5 ways our bodies can benefit from dancing. 1.       It’s great cardio! Regular aerobic activity can have numerous health benefits including increasing your stamina, strengthening your …

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Straight From the Teacher’s Mouth – Joanne Scott

Straight From the Teacher’s Mouth – Joanne Scott 10 Tips for Wedding Dances 1.    Give yourself time! Learning to dance takes time. Come in as early as possible to give yourself plenty of time to learn to dance so that your first dance/father-daughter dance/mother-son dance looks exactly how you vision it! Also keep in mind that the closer you get …