Stuck In A Progression Limbo? Try Learning A Different Dance!

Ever reached a plateau when no matter how hard you try, you cannot seem to be able to do some of the moves you’re learning to do? I call it a “progression limbo”. Frustrations occur. You end up asking yourself why you’re unable to improve in your dancing. This is the time …

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Music Collections: Seriously Fun Little Orchestra, Pink Martini

Who are you covering today?  Pink Martini, a seriously fun internationally acclaimed live band. What’s the deal?  Pink Martini has found international success shortly after it was formed back in 1994 with its first single Sympathique when it became an overnight sensation in France. Being a “little orchestra”that has musicians from …

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Interview with Mirko and Edita: Thoughts On The Present and Future Scene Of Competitive Ballroom Dancing

Interview with Mirko and Edita: Thoughts On The Present and Future Scene Of Competitive Ballroom Dancing

As top ballroom champions in the WDSF professional division Mirko Gozzoli and Edita Daniute retire from the competitive scene, we look back on their recent interview with FollowWay.com on the present and future scene of competitive ballroom. We will miss Mirko and Edita’s stamina, freer dance style and grace.   Source: FollowWay.com Has this video inspired …

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Typical Conversations With Non-Dancers (The 10 Ballroom Dances Compiled by Helena Cej)

Typical Conversations With Non-Dancers (The 10 Ballroom Dances Compiled by Helena Cej)

“Is ballroom dancing romantic?” “Do you have feelings for your partner?” “Is waltz for old people only?” “Do you have a hair stylist and makeup artist?” “How many (dance) partners do you have?” These are some of the questions dancers get frequently from non-dancers, which may come in the form …

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WDSF: German Open Championships 2014, A Tight Race!

WDSF: German Open Championships 2014, A Tight Race!

The month of August is yet another exciting time on the competition calendar. As a major sporting event similar in fame to Blackpool, the German Open Championships (GOC) in Stuttgart receives just as much hype and coverage. Over the course of a week, the world’s best dancers of all ages battle it out …

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Music Collections: WRD Music and DJ Ice’s Very Ballroom collaboration

Who are you covering today? The wait for WRD Music and DJ ICE’s ballroom collaboration is over! As the release is this week,  (August 11, out already!) and given DJ ICE’s remixes consist of some of the most in demand tracks for dancesport competitions, the compilation is in for a thorough review! What’s …

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Music Collections: Contemporary Swing Band, Big Bad Voodoo Daddy

Music Collections: Contemporary Swing Band, Big Bad Voodoo Daddy

Who are you covering today? Big Bad Voodoo Daddy (BBVD), modern day big band style swing revival in the 21st century. What’s the deal? Finding commercial success in the mid-90s in the swing genre through retro swing revival and the movie Swingers, BBVD is no stranger to having music frequently …

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WDSF: Counting Down to 2nd 2014 Grand Slam in Hong Kong

WDSF: Counting Down to 2nd 2014 Grand Slam in Hong Kong

The month of May is certainly one of the most exciting ones in the Dancesport calendar. Not only do we have the Blackpool Dancesport Festival taking place, the 2014 World DanceSport Federation (WDSF) Grand Slam series continues, this time in Hong Kong! While Blackpool is about the glamour, in addition …

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