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Partnership Dancing: the Ultimate Language of Love

Posted by Fong Lee on Jan 22, 2017 7:25:19 PM

    

     Language is considered verbal or non-verbal forms of communication. The ballroom dancing language improves the mental and physical well-being of a person. The art of ballroom dancing has evolved drastically with different ways of expression, physically and mentally as a means of competition or battle in certain cultures.

     In this article you'll discover the ultimate language of love through the art of partnership dancing.

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Topics: New Students, Dance Advice

The Downside of Ballroom Dancing

Posted by Fong Lee on Nov 18, 2016 1:56:31 PM

     Ballroom dancing can be a challenging and demanding sport. While the payoffs can be different for every person, both in terms of physical appearance and professional success, there are also risks.

     People involved in the sport can experience serious mood swings as a consequence of the ballroom dancing lifestyle. There are several factors that can contribute to this. Here's the downside of ballroom dancing no one wants to talk about.

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Topics: Dance Advice

Arthur Murray Curve of Learning Explained

Posted by Fong Lee on Nov 9, 2016 2:00:00 PM

Arthur Murray Curve of Learning in four stages

     The curve of learning is the phrase used to describe the pace associated with the learning process. Rapid progress and high spirits is what happens during the Curve of Learning on the first few dance lessons and throughout the learning of any dance program.

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Topics: New Students, Dance Advice

Why you Shouldn’t Learn One Dance at a Time

Posted by Fong Lee on Oct 16, 2016 10:21:24 PM

     We’ve all been there.  We’ve seen an amazing routine on Dancing with the Stars or on YouTube and we think: “Wow, I want to do that.... and I want to do it as fast as possible”.

     While it may be tempting to learn one dance you’ve seen, it usually does not make much sense unless you are going to be on that show. There are many reasons for this.

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Topics: New Students, Dance Advice

Why Ballroom Dancing is Better Than Gym

Posted by Fong Lee on Feb 28, 2016 6:30:00 AM

Ballroom Dancing is an Alternative Way to Stay Fit

     Gym may not be for everyone. Running on a treadmill isn't so exciting and it might be off putting. Listening to music while simultaneously jogging can make the time drag by.  By doing the same thing over and over again, the body will adjust to the exercise and it may not give you the same beneficial effects as when you first started.

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Topics: New Students

5 Reasons Why Women Should Take Ballroom Dance Lessons

Posted by Fong Lee on Feb 9, 2016 6:06:51 PM

5 Reasons Why Women Should Take Ballroom Dance Lessons.

When it comes to dancing, two things come to mind. Exciting or scared.  If you are the excited kind of woman, it would be fun to go out dancing.  When you are scared to death, then you may avoid dancing all together.  Taking social dance lessons will allow you to learn to dance and will change any woman's life for the better. Here are the top 5 reasons for any woman to take dance lessons.
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Topics: New Students

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