Archive for March, 2010

Guess — What is the hardest part in dancing? Mastering Ballroom Technique is truly hard work until one gets it. It takes months and years until one gets it. (Unless you have a great coach.) Heather Smith explains impetus technique for the lady. (WOW !!!!) Step 1. Step forward by flexing through left knee and […]

Luca talks about importance of finding “core” in standard dancing. Wow—- this is not easy to digest. But a couple must try this if you want to look like Luca and Lorraine. When they dance, they really dance like one body moving. I don’t know any other couple who are better at it than Luca […]

Sergey Ryupin & Elena Khvorova Lady Gaga’s video is stirring up some controversy I heard. It’s not new they say. She is trying to be like Madonna, another says. Controversy is just another media tactic I hear. Music videos are filled with sensual depiction of exposed body parts, and explicitly sexual gestures of stars and […]

“Dancing with the feet is one thing, but dancing with the heart is another.” (by anonymous) It is such a pleasure to see some couple dancing beautifully. Kamil Studenny & Katya Trubina are 3 Time Canadian Amateur National Champions (

When you think of small towns in U.S., perhaps Hollywood films conjure us the image of a gas station and a tavern with motorcycles parked outside. But here you see some energetic salsa dancers tearing up the mean streets of San Luis Obispo, California. The quality of dancing is so good and to the music, […]

As a ballroom dancer, I am used to watching ballroom dance performances. However, when I watch some ballet performance, I am deeply moved by the beauty of the ballet art. Little did I realize how much elements of ballet are incorporated into the current ballroom dancing. Especially Latin American rumba dance has many open choreography […]