Benefits of Dance Instructor ...

They say that if you love what you do, you’ll never work a day in your life. For many people, becoming a certified dance instructor can be both a sustainable career path and a wonderful way to “never work” 😜

  • Jun 8, 2021 8:40:44 AM |
  • Alise Borne

Member Stories: Linda Morse Bourgeois

Dance Vision Member, Linda Morse Bourgeois is vivacious, spunky, small in stature, but bursting with life. After her retirement from a 40-year career in public relations, she adored golfing with her husband, tending her rose gardens (they’re award-winning, by the way!), and serving her grandmother duties; something she speaks about fondly. Her heart was full.

  • Jun 4, 2021 9:53:00 AM |
  • Alise Borne

A Comprehensive Guide to Ballroom Dance ...

As dancers, there is a single tool that we require as part of our activity.  Whether you are a new dancer entering into the world of ballroom, or simply looking to try out a new brand of shoe, step through this article to learn more.

  • May 27, 2021 1:55:42 PM |
  • Alise Borne

Practice Tips for Ballroom Dancing

With the help of our blogs how to become a better dancer and how to set dance goals, you have the skill of deliberate practice under your belt and outlined goals: now take the opportunity to develop a plan for practice. These helpful tips can help improve your practice whether you are alone or with a partner!

  • May 25, 2021 1:25:39 PM |
  • Alise Borne

How to Set Dance Goals

Have you ever set a goal that didn’t come to fruition? We’ve all been there, and it can be really disheartening—especially when it comes to something we are passionate about like ballroom dance.

  • May 21, 2021 1:46:43 PM |
  • Alise Borne

How to Become a Better Dancer

Have you ever felt like you weren't sure where to start with improving your dancing? It can be an overwhelming feeling—we understand this struggle, and are here to share some simple strategies that may help you on your journey to becoming a better dancer.

  • May 20, 2021 8:27:12 AM |
  • Alise Borne

The Physical Benefits of Ballroom Dance

Everywhere from your hip-hip to your chin-chin, dance supports a healthy lifestyle. The physical benefits of ballroom dance are include, but are not limited to, the following!

  • May 17, 2021 2:56:23 PM |
  • Alise Borne

Essential Items for Your Dance Bag

Whether you are beginning your dance journey and are looking to know the essentials, or are a vetted dancer in need of a little inspiration, we’ve got you covered.

  • May 14, 2021 11:31:10 AM |
  • Alise Borne

What to Wear to a Ballroom Dance Class

  • May 11, 2021 2:19:22 PM |
  • Alise Borne

What are the Benefits of Ballroom Dance?

When most people are asked why they started dancing, they may answer with a story of intrinsic motivation for it as a part of their life, “I had just always wanted to try.”

  • Apr 21, 2021 3:51:10 PM |
  • Alise Borne

The History of Ballroom Dance

The history of ballroom dance is a fascinating story of music and creative movement melding synergistically over time, producing what we know and love today as social ballroom dance and dancesport. As dancers or aspiring dancers, an understanding of the origins of our craft can help bolster our appreciation for where ballroom dance is today, and also derive inspiration from the stories behind our favorite dance styles.

  • Apr 12, 2021 11:56:29 AM |
  • Alise Borne

How Much Does A Dance Floor Cost?

Dance Vision owner Wayne Eng reminisces about the time when competitive dancers would dance on marble floors at certain dance competitions and studios—it was not conducive to good dancing let alone dancing for long periods of time on such hard, unforgiving surfaces! Since, the ballroom industry has learned that if dancers want to extend the life of their dancing, it is essential that the dance floor is made in their likeness, to support years of dancing and healthy joints.  Ballroom dancers require one piece of equipment for their bodies, and one piece of equipment to dance on. Proper dance shoes are an essential aspect of a good quality practice or competition, yet how often do we consider the floor that our dance shoes glide across? 

  • Mar 29, 2021 4:16:47 PM |
  • Alise Borne

What is Ballroom Dancing?

Intrigued by bright lights, sparkly costumes, and vivacious judging panels, the American public has become increasingly fascinated with the world of ballroom dance as depicted by popular television programming such as Dancing with the Stars and So You Think You Can Dance.

  • Mar 29, 2021 1:30:27 PM |
  • Alise Borne

The Difference Between American and ...

Did you know there are 2 distinct styles of ballroom dancing? While dances originated all over the world (check out our article on the origins of ballroom dance here!), they came together as the distinct American and International styles that we know today. 
  • Feb 12, 2021 8:47:34 PM |
  • Alise Borne

American Smooth Dance Style Explained

Did you know that Smooth is the most recent category created in ballroom dance? This might be your first time hearing about Smooth, so we've brought together some Smooth aficionados to explain what it's all about! Ready to be a Smooth expert?

  • Jan 30, 2021 9:41:11 AM |
  • Jason Eng
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