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 Lesson

  • 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

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 Dance?

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

What's the difference between American ...

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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