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Why Ballroom Dancers Should Cross-Train

As TV shows like So You Think You Can Dance depict, dancers can excel when they are able to quickly transition between multiple styles. These dancers challenge the expectations for what an audience perceives a certain type of dance to be, shattering the bounds of what is possible. We chatted with four ballroom industry experts

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Dance is Ageless

You can dance at any age. It not discriminate based on who you are, your age, or what your goals are…it welcomes you with open arms into its artistry, beauty of movement, and soulful expression. Don’t just take our word for it: we profiled six dancers across the country to show you that no matter

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Dance is Ageless

You can dance at any age. It not discriminate based on who you are, your age, or what your goals are…it welcomes you with open arms into its artistry, beauty of movement, and soulful expression. Don’t just take our word for it: we profiled six dancers across the country to show you that no matter

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Dancers Giving Back: the HeartSoles Foundation

Stefan Badea and Deborah (Deb) Millington Holmes met two and a half years ago the way many dance friendships begin: at a local dance studio. Their Pro-Am partnership (when a Professional dances at ballroom competitions with their student) grew into a strong friendship, and now, into a collaborative effort to make ballroom dance more accessible

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A Day in the Life of a Professional Ballroom Dancer

Hello, my Dance Vision family! I am Alise Borne and I’d like to think I have the best job(s) in the world. I work for Dance Vision (you might recognize my name as a blog author!), I am a Professional ballroom dancer, and am on my way to becoming a Nurse Practitioner. Here is a glimpse

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Member Stories: Dr. Ruth Trimble

Dr. Ruth Trimble’s home office suits her perfectly—tidy, organized, a bookshelf featuring dance anatomy books and physical therapy texts. Flowers add a whimsical touch along with multiple cups of colorful pens and highlighters to the side. A cork board hangs, full of sticky notes depicting the day’s tasks, both work and dance related. It is

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8 Tips for Maximizing Your Summer Practice Time

Is the summer heat deterring you from dancing? We’ve outlined eight tips for maximizing your summertime practice. Here’s what you can do to beat the heat…after these tips, all that’s left is to focus on what is important—YOU and your dancing.

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Ballroom Dance Music

Music and dance have been intertwined since the beginning of time—in fact, from the onset of partner dancing in particular, music has inspired new movement and dance styles, and dance has inspired musicians to play and arrange their music in new ways. As dancers, we attempt to move with impressive musicality…and this is not always

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