Why This Dance Sucks: Rumba

Remember that dance you’ve spent $100,000 on? Or do you block it out during rounds and pretend it doesn’t exist? Maybe it never...

Accountability & Transparency in Pro-Am Competitions

Competing at any Pro-Am competition is expensive. Period. For many competitors, the cost of one competition, especially if it is not local and requires...

From Dancing to Education: Going Beyond Disciplines

This April, Erin was celebrating her birthday with family, friends, flowers and her favorite fluffy cat, a gray tabby Main Coon with expressive emerald...

On Private Videotaping At Comps

Recently on social media there has been a lot of discussion in pro/am groups about private videotaping. A lot of frustration is being expressed...

8 Tips For Your First Competition – And Reminders For Any...

So you are competing at a DanceSport event. That is awesome!! It truly is. It is a great opportunity to meet a lot of...

Can A Ballroom Dance Costume Make a Difference In How You...

Can a ballroom dance costume make a difference in how you dance? Absolutely! There are 2 big ways that a costume can help or...

Dance Instructor Upgrade

The reasons why people participate in ballroom dancing are as varied as the people themselves. In some cases, and this is true especially for...

Are Ballroom Dancers Forgetting Arms?

When people think of a dancer’s body, they often think of tone, flexibility and of course … LEGS. Legs inevitability get a lot of...