To all the Dancing Dads Out There…

The importance of the role a father plays in the life of his daughter is huge and even backed up by science. Some of the most recent research has found that young girls who have warm, close relationships with their dads are better able to handle everyday stress, are less prone to depression and anxiety,… Read More

Is Zumba like Ballroom Dancing?

We all know that ballroom dance is a great workout. It’s the perfect combination of physical activity, social interaction, and even mental stimulation. Ballroom dancing is a great way to burn 300 calories a day while making new friends. There’s no doubting the truth that dance-is-exercise, but did you know the converse is true: exercise-is-dance?… Read More

The Swing of Things: School’s Out!!

It’s the most wonderful time of the year for students in grade school and university; it’s summertime and school’s out! For parents, summer can be a mixed blessing. After the excitement of freedom from homework and testing has worn off, boredom can set in. But for one shining moment, it’s all graduations, end-of-year recitals, and… Read More

Dancing as Social Media Art

When most people think of art, they think of museums full of paintings, galleries lined with statues, or even the runways of Paris teeming with lavish designs. But there is no doubt that art can be found in dance, whether it be on the stages of the American Ballet Theatre, the silver screen of a… Read More

A Birthday Gift for Fred Astaire

On May 10, 1899, in the town of Omaha, Nebraska, the trailblazing talent named Fred Astaire was born. He brought beauty and artistry to the lives of millions who escaped the world, if only for a moment, by slipping inside a darkened cinema to be transported to his world of seemingly effortless dynamic movement.  … Read More