Olympic gold medal skater Evan Lysacek recently reflected on his experiences as a Dancing With the Stars contestant, including some interesting thoughts on why dancing has become so popular.
It’s doubtful that many competitors understand just how significant the difference is between European and North American ballroom dance competitors.
DJ’s at dance competitions play an enormously important role in the what the audience experiences. But often they aren’t aware of the responsibility they have. Here are some thoughts on this issue from a competitor’s point of view.
Everybody is talking about the Stephane Auger and Alex Burrows saga. There’s a lesson in this story for everyone involved in competitive sports.
Goals? Resolutions? What’s the big deal? There’s a difference between the two. Here’s some clarification to think about as the New Year kicks in.
Practice is at the heart of every person successful in their field. But how much is enough? Neuroscientist and musician Daniel Levitin believes that the magic number is 10,000.
Whatever activity people are involved in, they turn it into a form of competition. And with competition comes an audience. Some insights for dancers and organizers on building audiences.
In its ongoing effort to appeal to the Olympics committee as a sport, the IDSF decided a few years ago to abide by the Olympic Games anti-doping policy. Now it seems that this policy has turned around to bite the IDSF on its own backside.
Is ballroom dancing an art or a sport? A look at the reasons why there is so much talk about dance as a sport.