Dancing the American Smooth is like taking on a fascinating journey through the realms of Ballroom Dance.
Your DVIDA syllabus has been very helpful to this program.
Dance Vision Instructor, Jenell Maranto is also the author of the book entitled Life on the Wood Floor: Stories of Learning and Teaching Ballroom. Maranto shares her journey from learning ballroom dancing to being a National Professional Champion.
Jenell Maranto chronicles her experience of learning to ballroom dance. From beginner to National Professional Champion. She shares her up’s and downs and the difficult problem of changing bad habits. Jenell and her partner Jim had literally hundreds of lessons from the ballroom dance masters. As a teacher she shares her own development with her students.
For more information about Life on the Wood Floor: Stories of Learning & Teaching Ballroom Dance by Jenell Maranto you can purchase here.
Also in a radio interview with Jenell Maranto made possible by ReadersMagnet’s book marketing services, America Tonight with Kate Delaney gives the listeners a peek into the world of ballroom and dancing in general.
Listen to the full interview here.
New episode of ‘Ikaika Dowsett The Frame Work Podcast with CEO of Dancevision, Wayne Eng.
“We all need to have balance in our life, balance means different to each person. Everyone needs to have some outlet…What is your outlet? What do you do on your downtime? Create Balance and Time for yourself everyday”
Ikaika and Wayne discuss his early life, the transition of switching out of competitive life, starting a family. They also discuss how
he got into different areas of the dance business, and clears up some of the dramatic history of the professional titles in the US.
Listen to the full podcast here.
Dancers certainly don’t need anyone to tell them how physical their profession is. But now, we have the data to prove it.
Dance Ranked Most Physically Demanding Job in the U.S. according to researchers at InsuranceProviders.com who analyzed data from the level of strength, stamina, flexibility and coordination required. Athletes and sports competitors were #3 and choreographers also made the list at #9. What are your thoughts on how the lists stacks up? Do you agree that Dance is the most physically demanding job in the U.S.?
Read the full article from Dance Magazine here.
The seven cancers are breast, colon, endometrial, kidney, liver, multiple myeloma and non-Hodgkin lymphoma. Based on data from 755,450 adults who were tracked for 10 years, the researchers concluded that the odds of developing these cancers decline as physical activity increases.
A recent Washington Post article reads…
Moderate-intensity activity involves moving fast enough or strenuously enough to burn three to six times more energy than if you were sitting still, while vigorous intensity activity burns more than six times as much energy. Examples of moderate-intensity activity include brisk walking, water aerobics, ballroom dancing and general gardening. Activities that qualify as vigorous intensity include running, swimming laps, aerobic dancing and bicycling at 10 mph or faster. The potential reduction in cancer risk found by the new research adds to other health benefits already linked to being physically active: a healthier heart, blood pressure improvements, better sleep, more energy, weight loss and an improved mood.
Read the FULL Washington Post article here.
The United States National Amateur DanceSport Championships will be historic for conservative Brigham Young University, which is owned by The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. To host the coveted showcase, which it has every year since at least 1997, BYU was required to lift its ban keeping same-sex couples from competing this spring.
The United States National Amateur DanceSport Championships (the “Amateur DanceSport Championships”) will be sanctioned by the National Dance Council of America, Inc. (the “NDCA”). Accordingly, as in previous years, the NDCA’s Rules will apply to the Amateur DanceSport Championships.
Read the FULL article in The Salt Lake Tribune here.
What if you were giving the tool that could extend your life? Among the elderly, falls are the top cause of injury and death. So what if we told you that dancing can be that tool for us all?
search shows that dance offers a wealth of anti-aging benefits. She addresses that studies show that dance provides multiple cognitive and physical health benefits, suggesting it may be the kale of exercise.
It’s worth noting that the mental and physical benefits of dancing aren’t just for the young at heart. “Dancing increases cognitive acuity at all ages.
Read the full article here.