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Vancouver Challenge Cup – The Aftermath
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This was my fourth year as co-organizer of the Vancouver Challenge Cup (which was held…

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A Groom’s Realistic Expectations for Wedding Dance Lessons
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When getting married, a guy has a great many difficult decisions to make in order…

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Top 5 Simple Yet Awesome Gifts for Ballroom Dancers
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Top 5 Simple Yet Awesome Gifts for Ballroom Dancers Do you have a special someone on…

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The Perfect Holiday Gift that Never Stops Grooving
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Like the song goes, “It’s the most wonderful time of the year!”… that is, unless…

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Top 5 Reasons to Take Wedding First Dance Lessons
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Wedding First Dance Lessons at JC Dance Co Here at JC Dance Co. we’re in…

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Vancouver Challenge Cup 2016
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  Happy Leap Day everyone!  At the rate I’m going, I’ll be lucky to get…

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Recipe for how to become a good dancer
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Have you ever wondered how some people get to be such good dancers and others do not? What makes the good ones so successful?

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Competition Checklist
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Island Fantasy Ball is this weekend in Nanaimo! Since it’s an out-of-town competition, I thought it would be a good time to bring out my old Competition Checklist again. I’ve posted it quite a few times, but I think it’s a good reminder so that you don’t forget anything for your trip!

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Ballet versus Ballroom Training Approach
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Everyone knows that ballet is a very technically demanding form of dance. The strength, balance, flexibility and precision required to dance ballet is quintessential. No one would argue that fact. However, in ballroom dancing, for whatever reason, the strength, balance and flexibility that all dancers admire and respect, seem to fall by the wayside and the focus is more on learning steps and routines.

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Re-igniting the Passion to Dance
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What better way to re-ignite the passion inside of you than to spend a couple days with your lovely coach and mentor? After having 2 full days packed with lessons, lectures and workshops, we are re-inspired again to dance from within, to search for the truth and to pass it on to our beloved students!

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