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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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First day of school – What have I done?!?

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So I’m teaching middle-schoolers. I’m not sure how I found myself agreeing to teaching seventh and eight graders, but here we are. I’m working part time for a charter school program, and split time between two different campuses. The school has structured this social dance program so that every student takes social dance starting in […]

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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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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 […]