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Balancing Life as a Suburban Mother & Competitive Ballroom Dancer

Hui Lin Lim isn’t a typical suburban mother…she’s also a Competitive Ballroom Dancer. As a mother of 2 young children and a successful career in the metals industry, she now is able to fulfill her passion for her pastime in Ballroom Dance. Initially 6 years ago, she started out as a social dancer with no

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How Dance Helped a 7 Foot Purple Dinosaur Named Barney

On this episode of Dance Teachers Academy we feature Carey Stinson, the purple dinosaur, Barney, from T.V. and has devoted 28 years of his life being Barney, the well loved and world renowned purple dinosaur. We are absolutely astounded with the dedication of Carey and the professionals that surrounded him that made this cast of

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World Ballroom Dance Champions Arunas Bizokas and Katusha Demidova

On this episode of Dance Teachers Academy Katusha Demidova and Arunas Bizokas. Recently retired at Blackpool 2019 and with a hint of the retirement coming on this episode? You be the judge. But how do you become 10 time world champions? Find out on this podcast. Broadcast from the 30th Anniversary Emerald Ball they discuss

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How To Share The Beauty of Dancing And Inspire The Audience

I am as mesmerized with this couple on and off the floor.  Victor and Anastasia are extremely popular with audiences. They engage with the audience and their love of people really shines through when they perform.  The generosity of these Dance Stars is evident in that they took the time for this Dance Teachers Academy

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Arunas Bizokas & Katusha Demidova Retire in Blackpool

Arunas Bizokas and Katusha Demidova have been the World Professional Ballroom Champions for a stunning 10 years straight and have won the British Open title 8 times. During Blackpool 2019, Arunas and Katusha announced their retirement from competitive Ballroom. You can learn from these iconic champions in Dance Vision’s Technique Library!

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HOW DANCING CAN REVERSE THE SIGNS OF AGING

What are your thoughts on the idea of how dancing can reverse the signs of aging in the brain? We came across this incredible article on Medicalxpress and truly believe in this 110%! “As we grow older we suffer a decline in mental and physical fitness, which can be made worse by conditions like Alzheimer’s

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Updates to the American Smooth Elements for Closed Syllabus events at NDCA recognized Events.

To view or print Charts you may need to install a free Adobe Acrobat Reader. Click to view & print Smooth Chart Click to view & print Timings Chart https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7gyQb6rn4sE Closed American Smooth Syllabus Elements Click drop down button to view each chapter. Introduction Smooth Fundamental Techniques Chart Headings Bronze Overview of Chart Silver Overview of

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Benefits of Investing in Proper Dance Flooring

Investing in a dance/theatrical flooring system is an important part of a dance studio for the safety of dancers. The flooring system allows for the instructor and students to perform and practice safely. The subfloor and floor surface are crucial parts of the displacement of energy. A study was designed and conducted in 1988 by

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The Incomparable Corky Ballas

7 Time Undefeated United States International Latin Champion Corky Ballas recently sat down with José and Aimée of Dance Teachers Academy.  They discussed the struggles he experienced during his dance career, his partnership with Shirley Ballas and what it was like having Mark Ballas, Julianna Hough and Derek Hough all in the same house.   Achievements 2 Time Open To The

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