Are you guilty of sharing articles that highlight the beneficial effects of dancing on cognitive function? So am I. As a dancing coach, have I convinced my students? We all know that dancing is good for your physical as well as mental well-being. What is the evidence and science behind it though? How can I…

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Have you been thinking about starting dance? I’m sure you have many questions and want to prepare before you walk inside a dance studio. Here are some useful guidelines that will help when starting dance for the first time. Be Open Minded About Starting Dance Be kind to your self when starting from scratch. Make…

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We’ve all been there watching a disaster of sorts. Whether its an awkward speech given by colleague or one of your best friends dancing at their own wedding, it was down right uncomfortable. These are called sympathy pains. It’s pain and empathy you feel for people who are in trouble. How to dodge a first…

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Truths Dance Lessons You Can’t Dance in Flip Flops on Dance Lessons Lets face it, you weren’t thinking about dance lessons when you rushed out the door slipped into your favorite Tori Birch flip flops. It was you against the clock. Well after 45 minutes of clinching and cramping your toes to your flip flops…

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Dance classes are a lot like fashion. Over the years fitness and dance classes have changed. Learn about what’s new, what’s old, what’s being recycled. Here is our list of Best Adult Dance Classes for 2018. Dance Classes from The Past Lets start with fitness Aerobics! If you were born between the 60’s and 80’s…

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Are you starting to brain storm about your first dance? Many couples in Chicago seek guidance from our wedding dance studio. We advise them on how to dance for their wedding. One of the popular topics that surface in our first meeting is about how to pick a dance style for their wedding dance. Couples…

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Popular Country Wedding Dance Songs One of the most exciting parts about getting married is taking dance lessons with your soon to be husband or wife. Many of our dance clients ask us for a list of popular first dance songs. Check out this outline for inspiration and take it with you to your first…

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Chicago Style Proposal On August 20th I checked my inbox and I had a unique request from Joe. He sent an email requesting a 10:00am dance lesson. Joe had been planning his proposal since June. Finally his master plan was coming together. Joe was going to propose that morning and if all things went as…

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Dancing doesn’t have to be scary or awkward. Rewind back to your first school dance. Do you remember what is was like? I don’t remember any guys going out on the floor. It was mostly just us girls dancing with one another. Dance Benefits Signing up for a class might be scary at first but…

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What’s happening in 2018? Dance is growing across Chicago. The Chicago Salsa Congress just finished their 17th Anniversary event. Unfortunately there was a snow storm but that didn’t keep our salsa dancers away. Meanwhile hip hop seems to be all the rage among the younger generations. Dance studios in our building are getting awesome participation¬†in…

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