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Facial Expressions: Do You Have to Smile, When You Dance?

By brnweb | Aug 20, 2017 | Comments Off on Facial Expressions: Do You Have to Smile, When You Dance?

Facial Expressions: Do You Have to Smile, When You Dance?     I will never forget. A few years ago, we had just finished our Latin rounds and were getting ready to leave the competition, when an older woman approached me out of nowhere, pinched my cheeks like an annoying relative (1), and said, “You…

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How a Pro-Am Ballroom/Theater Arts Dancer Eats

By brnweb | May 24, 2017 | Comments Off on How a Pro-Am Ballroom/Theater Arts Dancer Eats

How a Pro-Am Ballroom/Theater Arts Dancer Eats  If you spend any amount of time following dance boards on Pinterest or looking for diet and nutrition advice, you may have run across articles about how professional ballerinas eat, and while I think there is a lot that can be learned by emulating their eating habits, not…

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The Ballroom Dance Competition Emergency Preparedness Kit

By brnweb | May 11, 2017 | Comments Off on The Ballroom Dance Competition Emergency Preparedness Kit

The Ballroom Dance Competition Emergency Preparedness Kit    Let’s face it. No matter how perfect you look or how great you feel, when you step onto the floor at a competition, somewhere along the line in your competitive endeavors you will inevitably be stepped on, kicked, bumped into, nudged, or unintentionally bopped in the head.…

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Romantic Ballroom Playlist

By brnweb | Feb 13, 2017 | Comments Off on Romantic Ballroom Playlist

Being the hopeless romantics that we are, we thought it would be fun to put together a list of some of our favorite, classic love songs for you to dance to, either at the studio or in your living room. Whether you are married, engaged, or dating, we have you covered, and even if you…

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Money-Saving Tips for New Pro-Am and Amateur Ballroom Competitors

By brnweb | Jan 22, 2017 | Comments Off on Money-Saving Tips for New Pro-Am and Amateur Ballroom Competitors

Maybe you took some group ballroom classes in college and had a blast, and now you have graduated, landed a job, and begun taking private ballroom lessons and competing. Or, maybe you and your spouse took some lessons for your first dance at your wedding, and now you are hooked and want to compete together.…

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Classical Music Suggestions for your First Wedding Dance

By brnweb | Jan 8, 2017 | Comments Off on Classical Music Suggestions for your First Wedding Dance

Classical Music Suggestions for your First Wedding Dance (For Lovers of the Symphony, the Ballet, the Opera, and Theatre) With the advent of Pinterest and all of the wedding-planning sites and blogs out there now, finding a song for your first wedding dance has never been easier. It seems like everyone has a list for…

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