How Ballroom Dancing Helps People with Obesity and Diabetes

Dance has incredible healing and therapeutic effects. There have been countless decades worth of research on the myriad ways dance improves our lives. Like many other physical activities, dance can improve your balance and coordination, enhance your memory, and help you relieve stress. Recently, researchers also discovered that dance can be useful when trying to… Read More

Winners: Fred Astaire Dance Studios World Championships

The Fred Astaire Dance Studios World Championships in Las Vegas were a whirl of excitement as dancers from across the globe competed for the top prize in their dance categories. From the dance floor in the world-famous Bellagio Hotel and Casino, dancers could compete against the best of the best, then head out for an… Read More

The Dog Days Are Here – And Boy, Can They Dance!

The Dog Days of August are almost upon us, which can mean unbearable heat and humidity. Of course, the heat doesn’t have to ruin your day. Take a break from the outdoors and spend some time cooling off by watching these talented pups dance the day away! This Dog in Brazil Can Cut a Rug… Read More

“Happiness Happens” Month Will Make You Want to Dance!

August is Happiness Happens Month, and nothing makes people as happy as dancing does! We’re not going to say that the only way to fully embrace the month is by putting on your dancing shoes, but consider this: In a recent study in Poland, recreational dancers saw their moods and energy levels rise after dance activity.… Read More

The Swing of Things: When Dance and Sports Collide

The overlap between professional sports and dance grows larger each passing day. Professional athletes, especially those who play the most popular sports in America, often have a reputation for being brawny and brutal bruisers. But cross-training is an important part of enhancing athletic skills like agility, strength and flexibility, and dance is the perfect way… Read More

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