March 2016

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It is entirely possible to dance every night of the week in and around Wellington and the Lower North Island. From sequence dancing to Argentine Tango there is almost always something on somewhere. The trick is finding it as most group have a small to non-existant marketing budget – and because of the popularity of dances they are rarely advertised widely. This is the list that I have currently – I plan to revise and add to it as I find out more information. If you are aware

So why should you dance anyways? Gone are the days that taking a dance class was a requirement for a young person’s entrance to polite society. But people still dance – in ever increasing numbers – why is that? I think long before our grandparents decided that learning to dance enhanced one’s social skills – dance has been a primveal, feel good activity. There is not a society on earth now or in the past – which has not danced. So what are the top 10 reasons to

When you go into any dance class there will almost definitely be a routine to learn at some point whether it's short or a full choreography to verse and chorus sections. A lot of people find it hard to keep up with the steps and remember the whole choreography. The important thing to remember is that this is a skill that is honed over time but there are certain things you should bear in mind. First of all you actually need to be able to do the moves before

There are many styles to choose from when you decide to take up dancing it can be like entering an ice-cream shop with just enough change for one ice-cream. There are certain things which work everytime when choosing a type of dancing to take up though. A good way is to watch videos on YouTube of different dance styles to get an idea of what appeals to you. Bearing in mind that there are lots of styles even within 1 dance style. For example two different teachers of hip-hop

When George Sampson won top TV show Britain's Got Talent dancers everywhere either publicly or secretly were thinking 'yes.' So often dancers are out of the spotlight dancing behind worldwide stars such as Justin Timberlake, Missy Elliott and Britney Spears it was such a great occasion to see a dancer being celebrated for their talents. And his win was celebrated in a big way. It was also good to see him succeed due to the way he never gave up and his complete determination. It is something probably dancers