Professor Er’el Granot uses Discrete Fourier Transform to prove that NY-style Salsa is smoother and more harmonic than LA-style. Who knew?
The ballroom dance world lost another icon, Len Goodman of Strictly Come Dancing and Dancing With the Stars.
There are many opinions on which exercise is best to help us live longer. But a massive study has pointed to something few were ready for.
Many people make resolutions when the year ticks over a new number, but that’s not really necessary. However, some kind of planning is a great idea. It keeps you focused, positive and energized as you look forward. So what are some of the things you can plan as a dancer?
A study by researchers at McMaster University found that playing music below the audible level of hearing still made people want to groove.
We’re pleased to announce a new arrangement with Kinvillage Community Centre that allows Delta Dance to fully operate the ballroom classes.
We often think of dance posture as something special, something very different from the posture we use in everyday life. It’s not. Here’s why.
It’s an iconic figure used in several dances. Yet the basic Box Step can be surprisingly hard for beginners to learn.
When watching dancers on the floor, even those who don’t dance can tell the difference between skill and a lack of it. What’s the difference?
It’s been a relief to see musicality returning to competitive ballroom dancing. Here’s why it matters so much.
A Japanese study found that just listening to groove music that makes you want to dance is good for brain function.
The ballroom dance world recently lost one of its icons, the great Peter Eggleton. His legacy is one of a gentle commitment to excellence.
iPhones and other modern smart devices can give us very valuable insights to help improve our health. Here’s a look at some of the data available.
Here in BC, dance studios are locked down until at least January 18. For most people, that’s just another day on the calendar. A day to have breakfast. A day…
With competition opportunities in Canada severely limited due to Covid-19 restrictions, we turned more than ever to video for inspiration. Here are some of our favorites.
The best part of the past year has been getting to know so many wonderful people. Thanks for being part of the programs, and especially for being part of our lives. Merry Christmas, and may the new year bring you lightness and joy in your dancing.
It’s no mystery that exercise helps improve the cardiovascular and respiratory systems. Everyone also knows, as much as we hate to admit it, that as we age our cognitive function…
Dancing can be both a source of joy in a marriage, and a source of frustration. Here are some tips to help keep things in perspective.
A breakfast meeting with my kinesiologist led to some insights on using the hips in ballroom dancing.
Comparing the best ballroom couples in the world from two past competitions shows a remarkable decline in quality.
So often in the process of learning to dance, people get caught up in technical details, hindering learning. But many dance actions are things you are already doing in life.
As the world slowly returns to dance activity, what lessons have we learned from the pandemic and how will we use that time to do things differently?
Insights from a lecture by Donnie Burns, assisted by Gaynor Fairweather, in which he discusses the value of authenticity through basic elements of Latin American dancing.
The latest professional Latin partnership of Andrey Zaytsev and Polina Teleshova is creating a stir in the dance community, and for good reason. Here’s some background.
The more highly tuned you are as an athlete, the more sensitive your body becomes to the things that don’t help your performance. Foods that impede the efficiency of the body’s muscle burning “engine” become a burden.
More than just a famous dance partnership, the story of Vernon and Irene Castle is the greatest love story the dance world has ever known.
Thoughts from a physiotherapist provide insight to the dangers for previously active people, like dancers, of no longer moving muscles and joints.
The World Health Organization has updated its physical activity guidelines for the first time in a decade. We all need to move more. Way more.
There have been no ballroom dance movies of any significance since 2004. So it was refreshing to see Hallmark’s The Christmas Waltz.
Ballroom dancing consists of teams of two people, moving together to music. Here are some common dance partnership mistakes that people make, and how to solve them.