Dignity, Always Dignity : Sportsmanship in Dancesport

At the beginning of Singin' in the Rain, Gene Kelly's character gives a monologue about how his life motto is "Dignity, Always Dignity" and...

How Social Dances Help Your Competitive Technique

Social dancing has long suffered from a ‘lazy dancing’ stigma, lacking technique and precision. Many dancers I’ve talked to consider the thought of dancing...

Total Immersion Into Ballroom Dancing

As a beginner bronze competitor with lofty goals of competing American 9 Dance, I couldn’t help but find it overwhelming that I had 9...

4 Reasons Why Your Child SHOULD NOT Ballroom Dance

In the previous article, I mentioned the 5 Positive Points on how Ballroom Dancing would benefit your child. But, it would be biased not...

10 Murphy’s Laws of Ballroom Dance

Commonly, Murphy's Law is referred to adages, with a base statement of "Anything That Can Go Wrong, Will Go Wrong". Since, The Law is...

Back-Leading: 6 Ways Followers Avoid It

We talked previously about how leader’s can deal with back-leading: the bad habit in which followers attempt to wrest control from their leader, either...

What we miss Behind the Scenes of Dance Sport

When you're at a competitive ballroom dance event, all your thoughts and energy, most likely, go into the final performance. In that state of...

Redefining the Meaning of Ballroom Dance

It is fascinating how formative dance is. How it transcends the five letters that constitute it to teach us about so many things. And...

20 Funny Shots from Dance Sport Competitions

Dance Sport is obviously beautiful. However, there are still times when photographers catch us - dancers, not at our best angles. But, let's take...

DanceSport Competition Performance Anxiety

Cold feet, shivers, pale skin, muscle spams … sound familiar? Every dancer, at least once in their dance careers has experienced some level of...
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