Why Engineers Make Good Dancers!
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Why Engineers Make Good Dancers!

  We know, you’re probably wondering…can there be a relationship between engineering and dancing? At first glance, it seems there’s no possible connection, and we don’t have scientific evidence to back up what we are going to state in this article, but we do have empiric experience that helps to show that we are not...

How to Make Your First Dance Lesson a Success!
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How to Make Your First Dance Lesson a Success!

This statement has nothing to do with genetics, as some people could say that they were not ‘given the gift’ of dancing. However, experience teaches us that succeeding in doing something has to be with perseverance, discipline and effort. Dancing is not an exception to this rule. Forget about having two left feet or claiming...

Overcoming Your Fear of Trying Something New
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Overcoming Your Fear of Trying Something New

Are you afraid of trying something new? Perhaps Ballroom Dancing? You’ve probably heard the phrase ‘two left feet before.’ It is a common excuse to justify the fear that we may have when it comes to trying something new, say ballroom dancing. Don’t get us wrong…walking into a new, unknown environment can be terrifying! But...

Better self esteem through dance?
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Better self esteem through dance?

One of the most overlooked benefits of dancing, are the ones that helps us get a better state of mind. Dancing is an absolute ball, and if it is done regularly it can help us get in shape and meet a lot of people. Beyond all of this, dancing will make a strong impact on...

5 Reasons Men should take Ballroom Dance lessons
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5 Reasons Men should take Ballroom Dance lessons

At times it seems like dancing is not the type of thing that men are interested in, and most likely you have met someone that fits this description. The truth is, there is not a single man who has ever regretted the art of learning to dance, it just doesn’t happen, and here are 5...

Faster Learning in Ballroom Dancing
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Faster Learning in Ballroom Dancing

3 tips to faster learning in ballroom dancing while avoid plateaus Have you ever felt that you hit a plateau in your dancing? Maybe you have lost focus and feel your enthusiasm for dancing slipping. Maybe you are super excited and can’t imagine EVER losing your love of dance, and you simply want to learn...

Don’t be a baby
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Don’t be a baby

How to look your best while performing your hardest moves! This might be a little philosophical but I think it a great subject and a great lesson to pass on. While searching for a topic for this column a friend posed this. “How can I look cool and relaxed while performing my hardest moves. Brian...

Teaching vs. Coaching Dance
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Teaching vs. Coaching Dance

I recently had a friend ask me to write a blog post about the difference between teaching dance vs. coaching dance. I’ve been thinking about it over the past couple weeks and I actually think are 3 phases of being a dance teacher. The teacher, the mentor and finally the coach. Here are my thoughts… Teaching...