Interview With Aniello Langella And Anna Melnikova: Transitions Between Partners And Levels

When news of Anna Melnikova and Aniello (Nino) Langella as a new partnership broke out a few months ago, it became one of the most talked about topics in the Dancesport circle. With considerable top results from their previous partnerships, the world is watching to see what team Langella-Melnikova will bring in their next …

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Tango Lesson: Leaders And Followers Each Have A Role To Play

In a TED-Ed talk inspired by Ira Chaleff based on his book The Courageous Follower, it shows that both parties, whether they are taking the leader or follower role, have their own parts to play. This is clearly illustrated in the Tango demonstration in the video.     While the …

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Music Collections: Croma Latina, The (Italian) Latin Band

Who are you covering today? Croma Latina, the Italian made Latin band. What’s the deal? A name that frequently graces the Tropical Billboard charts and CD compilations, Croma Latina is a common crowd favourite frequently played at Salsa parties. Specializing in Salsa and Bachata original songs and covers, the group has …

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Training Journal: Frustration Point

At present, I admit I have hit a frustration point in dancing. While I am managing to hit my targets with gym training sessions (both for cardio and weight training), the dancing side has been a little infuriating with hitting a more emotional plateau after the competition intensity. So I’ll be taking …

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Training Journal: Why We Must Dance to the Maximum. Every Time.

Recently I’ve had the opportunity to go for a group lesson with a different coach (organized by my coach as a supplement for some of his students). While the focus was mainly on just the basic steps without the hip or arm actions, this coach was intent on us doing everything …

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Different Kinds of Parents Seen In Dance Competitions (By Helena Cej)

Parents…the adults and chaperons that accompany the growing young dancers. While we love them for their unconditional love and support, often there are times when they might act a little stereotypical. But remember this, they act this way because they care about us! Enjoy Helena Cej’s interpretation! Can you spot …

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