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Things To Know Before Your First Dance LessonAugust 05, 2019

Whether you are a social dancer, taking dance lessons to prepare for a wedding, a couple looking for a few moves for your first dance, or a seasoned competitive dancer, there are a few things you should know before you prepare for each lesson. It’s not easy, otherwise everyone would do it. Students of mine will often say that I refer to learning to dance like learning a second (or third) language…

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2019 Las Vegas Lights Dance ChallengeJune 01, 2019

Love.Live.Dance's instructors and students regularly participate in local, regional, and national dancesport competitions. These competitions give students an opportunity to show off their new skills and to benchmark their progress alongside their peers. Most recently, the studio participated in the Las Vegas Lights Dance Challenge , a one-day ballroom dance competition in May 2019 at Harrah's…

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Announcing a New Wheelchair Dancing Group ClassSeptember 13, 2018

If you follow the Love.Live.Dance social media pages, you probably saw that I teased that I was embarking on a new adventure — becoming a certified wheelchair dancing instructor. Thanks to the American Dancewheels Foundation (ADF), I am now a certified instructor in the sport, and I will be starting a wheelchair dancing group class as discussed below. Here’s a little bit about the sport, the…

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Top 5 Father-Daughter Dance SongsAugust 05, 2018

Searching for the perfect song for your father-daughter dance? As part of many of our wedding dance lessons, we asked to help with father-daughter dances. These are always fun and special dances to add to any wedding, but sometimes it can be hard to think of a fitting song. In order to jump start your selection process to find THE song for your special day, here are my top 5 song suggestions from…

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Swing into Wedding SeasonMay 14, 2018

If early indicators are anything to go by, swing is the dance style that everyone wants for their wedding in 2018. However, before you go to an instructor, you should probably know that there are nearly ten different varieties of swing! While it’s certainly not required, being familiar with some of these sub-genres before booking your wedding dance lessons can certainly make your first lesson…

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Wedding Season 2017 Wrap-upSeptember 26, 2017

As the traditional “Wedding Season” for dance studios comes to a close, let’s look back on the most used songs of 2017. This is by no means a national trend list, simply the songs that were most used by my clients, and clients of the studio where I teach. Popular Wedding Songs of 2017 Goo Goo Dolls – “Come to Me” I’ve mentioned my thoughts on this song previously. It took me by surprise that…

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Wedding Dance Lessons - Do's, Don'ts and FAQsAugust 11, 2017

You’re getting married! Congratulations! If you’re thinking about taking lessons for any of your wedding dance needs, here are some important things to keep in mind before you start. Let’s start with the Positives! DO: Research and price compare dance instructors in your area. Many studios offer bridal or wedding packages at a discount to their normal private lesson packages. Take a look at…

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