The History of Ballroom Dancing

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Ballroom Dancing is when a couple performs any of the various social dances that follow a pattern of predictable steps. Examples of these dances are the tango, waltz, fox trot and quick step. It has an immensely amplified popularity spreading across Europe, the Americas and Asia. Ballroom dancing has had a relatively short but interesting […]

Business Ethics for the Mindful Dance Professional

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Once upon a time, a dance teacher opened her own studio down the road from her former employer’s school, taking advantage of her former teaching position to start her own studio. Sound familiar? This is an all too common story in the dance studio business and unfortunately, this is no fairy-tale. We have all heard […]

Five Steps to Opening Your Own Dance Studio

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Opening your own dance studio is an exciting process, but there are certain steps that need to take place to insure success. Sharing your love of dance will take you a long way, but a dance studio is a business, and like any other business, you will need to plan and design diligently, get the […]

What Makes People Happy? 3 Ideas Hatched in Peru

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I recently had the great pleasure of traveling to Peru on a self-guided spiritual journey. Among other places, I visited the ancient city of Machu Picchu that sits high in the Andes mountains. And later I flew to Lake Titicaca, the highest inhabited lake in the world. I thought a lot about what makes people […]

Modern Dance Vs Classical Ballet

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Have you ever stopped to think about why different forms of dance developed? For instance, how did modern dance become so popular? That question has an interesting answer: (1) this type of dance came into existence because some dancers were tired of the strictness of ballet, (2) they wanted freedom to create unique and new […]

Love And Dance In The Past And Nowadays

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Dance is the art of movement and the art through which we deliver messages. Long ago, dances were performed strictly to tell a story, to transmit a certain message to someone or to a community. Nowadays, dance has changed. It is performed to maintain a tradition and mostly for entertainment. Perhaps the only type of […]

Love And Dance In The Past And Nowadays

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Dance is the art of movement and the art through which we deliver messages. Long ago, dances were performed strictly to tell a story, to transmit a certain message to someone or to a community. Nowadays, dance has changed. It is performed to maintain a tradition and mostly for entertainment. Perhaps the only type of […]