Dancing and Dementia: Why Use Ballroom Dancing to Stay Sharp?

  In today’s world, more than 47.5 million people suffer from dementia, and 7.7 million new cases are diagnosed each year. Dementia typically affects the elderly and is characterized by memory loss, disorientation, anxiety and general mental decline. Often with dementia, the synapses and neural pathways in the brain begin deteriorating, leading to generalized confusion… Read More

The Swing of Things: Happy News and New Moves!

This month, the world of dance was full of happy stories of love and dance. From marriage proposals to finding new strength, this month was sure to inspire hope and happiness in everyone. Take a look… you might even learn some new moves! Happily Ever After on DWTS Did you catch the proposal on Week… Read More

Remembering Fred: Swing Time Released 80 Years Ago

Today we are celebrating the 80th anniversary of one of Fred Astaire and Ginger Rogers’ most beloved movies, Swing Time. This classic film was directed by George Stevens and first premiered in New York in 1936. The hit movie was tremendously well received and critically acclaimed. Critics raved about Astaire and Rogers’ innovative dance styles.… Read More

Five of the Greatest Latin Dancers of All Time

September 15 through October 15 of every year is Hispanic Heritage Month in the United States. This is a time to celebrate Hispanic and Latino cultures throughout America, as well as recognize the contributions these vibrant cultures have made to the world. One amazing contribution that Hispanic and Latino cultures have shared with the world… Read More

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