New To Ballet? 5 Tips To Help You Find The Perfect Ballet Slippers

The importance of having the right shoes for ballet cannot be overemphasized. A huge part of becoming a ballet is the ability to be flexible and graceful on the dance floor and the right shoes play a major role in facilitating this. In addition, ballet shoes should also provide high levels of comfort, protect the dancer’s feet and ankles and enhance the dancer’s technique. Admittedly, finding the perfect pair of slippers is not a straight forward exercise. However, by considering these five pointers you’ll be able to get the most out of your purchase. Continue reading “New To Ballet? 5 Tips To Help You Find The Perfect Ballet Slippers”

Salsa Dance Competition Hair and Makeup Tips for Men

Okay, a big competition is coming up soon and you are just so excited (especially if it’s your first time) and you can’t wait to show off your new skills to your friends (and family). To you, everything has to be perfect on that day – and this includes your looks. You have to literally shine on stage. However, you have no idea where to begin. For the most men, it is easy to dismiss the idea of wearing makeup. Continue reading “Salsa Dance Competition Hair and Makeup Tips for Men”

4 Leadership Lessons You Can Learn from Dancing The Tango

There are certain fundamental lessons that can be learned from every type of dance. The Tango dance, in particular, is chock full of life lessons that can be transferred into real life situations. Think about, what is really going on during those 3 minutes of a tango song and dance?

  • Communication.
  • Respect.
  • Negotiation.

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The Ultimate Guide to Finding the Perfect Salsa Dance Partner

When enrolling for salsa classes, it is common for you to start with the basics which you can easily do by yourself. However, as you progress past the basics, there comes a time when you will need a partner to help you learn new skills and also polish up on the ones which you already know. I will get a bit personal here because the experience I had when looking for a dance partner was not all that rosy. Getting the perfect dance partner can be quite a tussle especially if you are looking for a long-term commitment. That said, here is the ultimate guide to finding the perfect salsa dance partner: Continue reading “The Ultimate Guide to Finding the Perfect Salsa Dance Partner”

Ballet for adults – Why it can be good for you… at any age

You might think you are too old to begin ballet for adults classes. If you’ve never exercised before, if you’ve never considered taking a dance class, or if you simply feel you are too old and can’t do the movements in certain classes, you’d be surprised at just how much you will get out of ballet for adults classes you enroll into, with the right instructor. So, whether it is the first form of activity you are ever doing in your adult life, or you simply want to get back into the swing of things and haven’t exercised for a while, these are a few reasons to go with dance classes for adults when you are ready to get active. Continue reading “Ballet for adults – Why it can be good for you… at any age”

How to Prepare for Your First Salsa Competition

If you have an upcoming salsa competition and you have no idea what to do in terms of preparation, then here is an ultimate guide to help you get through the D-day. This guide is specially designed for first timers and therefore it includes the very basic things which can be easily overlooked. However, this guide can also be useful to other salsa dancers who have an upcoming salsa competition. Continue reading “How to Prepare for Your First Salsa Competition”

All You Need to Know About Tango

Tango is an exceptionally indigenous form of ballroom dancing. It is also known to be one of the most romantic forms of dances known today. Tango has steadily risen in popularity over the years as it is quite exciting and enjoyable, to say the least. Aside from tango being entertaining, there are various other benefits and interesting information attached to it as well. We shall explore all the intricacies revolving around tango as a whole and get to understand this very distinct form of dance. Continue reading “All You Need to Know About Tango”

5 Tango Dancing Facts we bet you Didn’t Know

If you were to asked to list a few facts about Tango Dancing, we are sure you would only know the basics. Most of you would definitely be aware that Tango Dancing comes from Argentina. Many of you may also be able to remember that the first tango song ever recorded was called ‘Toma Mate Che.’ But do you really know enough about this uniquely Argentinian form of dance?

I bring to you 5 facts related to tango dancing which we are sure most of you do not know. They are as follows; Continue reading “5 Tango Dancing Facts we bet you Didn’t Know”