Dance Practice

Slow Dance Tips: How to Dance with a Partner
Slow Dance Tips: How to Dance with a Partner 150 150 Clara Shih

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Wedding Dress Dance Tips – How to dance in a wedding dress
Wedding Dress Dance Tips – How to dance in a wedding dress 150 150 Clara Shih

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Day 1: Corona Quarantine Daily Vlog
Day 1: Corona Quarantine Daily Vlog 150 150 Archive

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Top 5 Simple Yet Awesome Gifts for Ballroom Dancers

Top 5 Simple Yet Awesome Gifts for Ballroom Dancers Do you have a special someone on your shopping list that ballroom dances?  Don’t know the difference between Supadance and Chrisanne Clover?  Quickstep those worries away, and check out our list for the top 5 simple yet awesome gift ideas for ballroom dancers.   1. Tennis balls These…

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Ballet versus Ballroom Training Approach

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. read more

Re-igniting the Passion to Dance

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! read more

Don’t Just Practice Harder, Train Smarter!!!

Time and time again, I see too many dancers waste their time “practicing”. They think that being at the ballroom for 2 to 3 hours means that they are hard working and diligent students; but in reality, they really don’t accomplish much. Either they are running through material aimlessly, not knowing what to fix and how to fix it; or they are standing on the floor “discussing” (or worse arguing) about what they should be doing. read more

Making an ASSumption Out of You and Me

As the Snowball Classic draws near, many people are feeling the pressure of competing at this important local event. Here’s one main ingredient that causes tensions to rise and emotions to flare at this stressful time. Please read this article, keep your cool, and have a positive and productive practice… read more

The Dance (Baby) Whisperer – Introduction

As I am reading and re-reading the Baby Whisperer, I discover so many parallels that could be very useful for Ballroom dancers. Just like for the Baby Whisperer, there is no singular almighty solution that is perfect for everyone; each baby and each family (or each dancer and dance partnership) needs to look within themselves and find the strategy that best suits their individual situations. read more