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Announcing a New Wheelchair Dancing Group Class

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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 […]

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Top 5 Father-Daughter Dance Songs

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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 […]

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Swing into Wedding Season

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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 […]

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Wedding Season 2017 Wrap-up

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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 […]

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Flashback to Dancing in College

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I’ve had a few very strange moments the last couple of weeks that led to this impromptu walk down memory lane. The first was while visiting my parents and attempting to finally clean out my childhood bedroom for good. As with most room purges, I ended up going through a TON of old photos, trying […]

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Wedding lessons – Do’s, Don’ts and FAQs

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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 […]

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Music Mondays: “Feel It Still”

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Portugal. The Man. I’m not sure where they came from, but man do they make a mean swing song. You may have come across “Feel It Still” on the radio, but did you know its the perfect practice Jive or social East Coast Swing tune? The easy sounding melody hides a dramatically quick tempo. For me, […]

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The Book of Mormon in Salt Lake City

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Sal Tlay Ka Siti! Ok, so before I begin this post on The Book of Mormon, let’s get this out of the way now. This is a review of the show. The Book of Mormom has been running since 2012, so if you want to remain in the dark before seeing the show, leave now and come […]

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Music Monday: “The Sound”

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I am a big fan of The 1975 in general. When “The Sound” starting playing on the radio this summer I immediately fell in love with its somehow mellow, yet still anthemic sound. This song has made a great addition to my Cha-cha playlist. It’s quick and sharp with just enough softness to give you room […]

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Disney Wedding: “Tale as Old as Time”

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I am so excited to work with this couple! A Disney themed wedding, topped off with “Tale as Old as Time” for the first dance. I love it when couples come to their first lesson with a clear idea of what they want out of their first dance, “we’re using the full song”, “we’d like […]