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May 17, 2018

Royal Romance: Why We Love a Royal Wedding

Even across an ocean and into a new world, we are still fascinated with the aristocracy and the old world.  We love a royal wedding for all the fairy-tale images of princes and princesses and all they represent.  We can feel we only can experience the fantasy of a royal wedding vicariously.  But ballroom dance can help us add a little bit of that wondrous romance to our everyday life. Escapism Tuning into the Royal Wedding helps us tune out […]
January 5, 2018
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New Year’s Resolution: #1 Get Moving

So many of us live a life much more sedate than we know is healthy for us, and we resolve to get moving in the New Year.  In order to not just get moving, but to KEEP moving, we need to pick an activity that is not so tough we get discouraged and that is fun enough to make us want to do it more.  One of the first things you learn in Ballroom Dance is that the basic elements […]
August 8, 2017

Calendar of Events; Week of August 7th – August 12th

NATIONAL DANCE CLUBS WEEK OF EVENTS Monday, 8.7: Preliminary Bronze Class begins at 7:00pm in our Murfreesboro and Brentwoood studios Advanced Bronze Class begins at 7:00pm in our Murfreesboro and Brentwood studios Bronze Elements Class with Kristin begins at 7:00pm in our Belle Meade studio Tuesday, 8.8: Social Ease Class begins at 7:00pm in all studios Style & Technique Class begins at 7:00pm in our Murfreesboro and Brentwood studios   Wednesday, 8.9:   Showtime Elements Class begins at 11:00am in our Brentwood studio International Bronze Class begins at 11:00am in […]
June 21, 2017

Student Comment of the Week; Meet Chelsea Knutson

“This lesson, as all of the others, are beyond words. You are making me a better leader. Many thanks for the escape from the troubles of my life.” -P.O.             
June 10, 2017

Student Comment of the Week; Meet Tania Perez

“Tania is very patient; she waits until you get it. She reminds us that we can do this! ? . Thanks for a great lesson. Remember, great teachers make great things happen!!”  -E.+K.O.       *photo credits to Donna Duda and Caroline Rutland-Brown
June 10, 2017

Calendar of Events: Week of June 10th – June 16th

*Classes and Parties are available at each studio location, unless otherwise specified. Dance of the Week: Saturday, 6.10: The Saturday Night Party will be held in our Murfreesboro Studio: 710 Memorial Blvd Suite 122 Murfreesboro, TN  37129 Monday, 6.12: *Preliminary Bronze Group Class begins at 7:00pm *Advanced Bronze Group Class begins at 7:00 pm **Bronze Elements Group Class with Kristin begins at 7:00pm *Available at our Murfreesboro, Franklin and Brentwood Studios ** Available at our Belle Meade Studio Tuesday, 6.13 Social […]
June 6, 2017

Southern Heat Ballroom Challenge Winners

Top Newcomer Female:  Ruth Calhoun Top Newcomer Male:  Jeremy Johnson Top Bronze Female:  Janet Fulton Top Bronze Male:  Jim Calder Top Bronze Amateur Couple:  Tom and Nancy Cleppe Top Silver Female and Top Solo Overall:  Sonia Smithson Top Silver Male:  John Tucker Top Bronze Solo Female: Sara Rutter Top Bronze Solo Male:  Jim Calder Top Bronze Spectacular: Kimberly and Eric Ouimet Top Spectacular Male:  Ken Holbert Top Spectacular Overall:  Linda Brown Top Student Overall Champion:  Pat Houseman Top Studio Overall: […]
June 5, 2017

Calendar of Events; Week of June 5th – June 9th

*Classes and Parties are available at each studio location, unless otherwise specified. Dance of the Week:     Monday, 6.5     *Preliminary Bronze Group Class begins at 7:00pm *Advanced Bronze Group Class begins at 7:00 pm **Bronze Elements Group Class with Kristin begins at 7:00pm *Available at our Murfreesboro, Franklin and Brentwood Studios ** Available at our Belle Meade Studio Tuesday, 6.6 Social Ease Class begins at 7:00pm Style & Technique Class begins at 7:00pm *Latin Class begins at 7pm […]
April 28, 2017

How Ballroom Dance Can Help You Become More YOU

What we really do through partner dance is help people become more themselves. Like Dorothy in The Wizard of Oz, we long to step out of our supporting role in other people’s lives and become the hero of our own story, to step out of the colorless, ordinary day-to-day life to one of Technicolor and magic, filled with unlimited possibilities, to become “larger than life”. But most of us, as Caroline McHugh says in her TED talk on The Art […]