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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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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Tips To Looking After Yourself In A Long And Intensive Event

Many seasoned competitors and performers will know this very well: having to push themselves physically demanding events in succession takes a great deal of energy and exertion. To those who are not used to handling energy overcharge, it is easy to fall sick within the next few days following the event …

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5 Steps To Creating A Simulated Competition And Why It Is Important

When it comes to competitions, many inexperienced dancers believe that practicing only their routines is enough. However, there is much more to the event…what happens if you bump into somebody? Or you forget a step? How about the noise distractions? The last thing you want is to mess up just when you’ve got the chance to …

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That Extra Confident Spark: What Separates The Better Dancers From The Crowd

On any dance floor, there will always be a few people who stand out from the crowd. You can spot them instantly: they seem to have their act together, and are looking much more fearless (while looking fabulous). So what is that extra confident spark that secretly makes them stand out from …

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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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Music Collections: How To Build Up Your (Formidable) Personal Dance Music Collection

Ever been to a dance party, performance or competition and wished that you can dance to some of the most awesome music more often? Or perhaps you’ve envied people who seem to have some of the best music tracks in their collection? Instead of wishing, you can also build up your own awesome …

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