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Why Learning a Slow Dance Can Help Your Balance

A slow dance is crucial for balance, especially for beginners. It takes time to learn movements and steps, rhythms and syncing up with music. Learning a slow dance will give you that time you need to perfect your balance and … Continue reading

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Getting Social While Learning Samba

Dancing is as much a social activity as it is physical. The samba dance especially gives you this opportunity. It helps to bring out your personality. You communicate a lot to your samba partner and to your other studio mates … Continue reading

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Let’s Go Do the Hop!

Time to Go to the Hop! This song comes from great 1950’s music. Here are some of the best moves for it. The Stroll Step to the right across your left, touching the floor lightly with your toe, bring the … Continue reading

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Get Yourself Prom Ready with Today’s Hottest Moves

You can’t have a prom without dancing. This requires knowing some of the hottest dance moves of today. A great sample is some moves from famed dancer and recording artist Jordyn Jones. Here are some of her favorites. Slide, Roll, … Continue reading

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Have You Ever Tried the Quickstep Dance?

One of the most famous of the ballroom dances, the quickstep was developed as a mixture of the Charleston and the Foxtrot from the early 20th Century and England and New York. Created in tandem with the faster music bands … Continue reading

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Use Dance to Stay in Shape This Winter

Dance has great advantages over any other kind of workout. Exercise regimens become repetitive and dull, which decreases your chances of challenging yourself and your body, and even increases your chance of quitting the exercise altogether. Dancers never have this … Continue reading

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Chase Away Those Winter Blues with Sizzling Samba

Let Your Samba Sizzle Samba is a sensual, sexy style of dance hailing from the African people in Brazil who infused African dance culture with Latin American in the late 16th Century. Mostly a solo dance, samba can also be … Continue reading

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Group Dance Will Get You Moving!

You might not think of yourself as a dancer, and in fact, idea of dancing may even make your palms sweat. But growing evidence suggests that getting up and grooving is good for your health! Humans naturally want to get up … Continue reading

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Ballroom Dancing Helps to Keep You Flexible

Thanks to Dancing with the Stars, ballroom dancing has definitely risen in popularity in recent years.  It’s shown what dancing can be to a whole new generation of people.  In addition to being just plain fun to do, many do … Continue reading

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Let Dance Chase Away Your Winter Blues

There are numerous benefits to dancing and taking dance lessons at Arthur Murray in Bloomington, Indiana.  From increasing your cardiovascular activity to making new friends with shared interests, dancing improves self-confidence and self-esteem by providing an opportunity for people from … Continue reading

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