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February 6, 2017

Not Strictly Ballroom

“Vulnerability is the birthplace of love, belonging, joy, courage, empathy, and creativity. It is the source of hope, empathy, accountability, and authenticity. If we want greater clarity in our purpose or deeper and more meaningful spiritual lives, vulnerability is the path.”  Brene’ Brown I saw the movie Strictly Ballroom and thought, holding my breath a little, that surely that was not a real thing.  The seeds of excitement and possibility began to germinate.  Ballroom dance studios must only exist in […]
June 17, 2016

Maximize Your Results – After The Competition

Congratulations! You just experienced a Ballroom Dance Competition! Whether it was your 1st or your 50th, you improved your skills, confidence, and solidified your progress just by getting out there. Well done! Even though the competition is over, there are still some things you can do to make the MOST out of your Experience! Maximize those results!! The first thing to remember is to openly listen to your teacher’s opinion about your performance. They will be able to tell you about […]
June 15, 2016
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Maximize Your Results – What To Do After The Competition!!

Congratulations! You just experienced a Ballroom Dance Competition! Whether it was your 1st or your 50th, you improved your skills, confidence, and solidified your progress just by getting out there. Well done! Even though the competition is over, there are still some things you can do to make the MOST out of your Experience! Maximize those results!! The first thing to remember is to openly listen to your teacher’s opinion about your performance. They will be able to tell you about […]
June 9, 2016
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Southern Heat 2016 Review

This years 7th Annual Southern Heat Ballroom Championships hosted by National Dance Clubs was an amazing event full of dance, entertainment, and tons of enjoyment. The Murfreesboro Post said, ” it made it feel like “Dancing with the Stars” was right here in the heart of the ‘Boro this weekend.” Evolution of Dance was the inspirational theme during this year’s regional competition. Throughout the event, the Southern Heat participants were able to view the various time periods of dance and […]
May 26, 2016
Southern Heat National Dance Clubs 2015 Championship Awards

How To Prepare For A Ballroom Dance Competition

A Ballroom Dance Competition is a wonderful and exciting experience. Through year’s of experience, we have gathered some of the best information to help you be prepared. The first thing you want to realize is that in those last few days before the competition you are as ready as you are going to be. You and your teacher have prepared prior to and they know that you are ready. They asked you to be part of the competition because they […]
May 19, 2016

Lose Yourself in the Moment – Dance A Routine

Losing yourself in a dance or Living a Dance is one of the most glorious moments you will ever experience. For those few moments you become the dance, the emotions, and the experience. As you exist in the music, you learn to let go and live in the present. Stress melts away and you become free. You connect with partner and move the audience …as they experience the dance with you. The feeling is the equivalent of making that winning shot […]
May 5, 2016

Five Secret Reasons To Go To A Dance Party!!

Why someone would go to a Dance Party seems like it would be pretty easy to understand, but aside from the obvious there are actually hidden reasons to get out and party!!! Let’s talk about both! Obvious reasons to go to a National Dance Clubs Friday Night Dance Party…. Fun – Absolutely! I can’t think of anything more fun than an evening of dancing, and with a new theme every week, a live band,  refreshments, and a show…. a Friday Night Party […]
April 28, 2016

Why Ballroom? Because the clothes are Fabulous !!!

The Glamour, the glitter, the elegance… Irresistible!! Welcome to our series on why ballroom dance!! We are so excited to share all the reasons ballroom dancing is the Best activity out there. Follow along to hear of the many benefits and all the excitement of ballroom dancing! Please feel free to share your own stories, as we would love to hear them! Why Ballroom? Because it gives us a wonderful excuse to look amazing! Let’s face it, after Prom the […]
April 15, 2016

Why Ballroom Dance? It’s a Fun way to Lose Weight!!!

Welcome to our series on why ballroom dance!! We are so excited to share all the reasons ballroom dancing is the Best activity out there. Follow along to hear many of the many benefits and all the excitement of ballroom and feel free to share your own stories!! We would love to hear them.   Why Ballroom? What better way to Lose Weight and get in shape than one that you don’t even have to work at!!!!! Dancing is a […]
April 13, 2016

Why Ballroom? It’s the Best Hobby!

Welcome to our series on why ballroom dance!! We are so excited to share all the reasons ballroom dancing is the Best activity out there. Follow along to hear many of the many benefits and all the excitement of ballroom and feel free to share your own stories!! We would love to hear them. Why Ballroom Dance?… One of the best reasons to ballroom dance is because of the wonderful hobby it provides. Let me explain… A good hobby is […]