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  Ballroom dance - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Ballroom dance is a style of partner dance which originated in the Western world and is now enjoyed both socially and competitively around the globe.
The on-screen dance pairing of Fred Astaire and Ginger Rogers greatly influenced ballroom dancing.
Classic and vintage dance societies are dedicated to the performance and preservation of ballroom dances of the past.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Ballroom_dance   (1088 words)

 Ballroom dance Info - Encyclopedia WikiWhat.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Ballroom dance is a style of partner dance which originated in the western world, and is now enjoyed both socially and competitively in many parts of the world.
Most ballroom dances were social and/or folk dances before being formalized as ballroom dances, and many of these dances are still danced as social and folk dance.
As a historical curiosity, ballroom dancing competitions in the former USSR included the Soviet Ballroom dances, or Soviet Program in addition to Standard dances and Latin dances.
www.wikiwhat.com /encyclopedia/b/ba/ballroom_dance.html   (783 words)

This represents only a 'special exception' to the rule: "Dance while on the dance floor, Talk when off the dance floor." Talking while dancing is one of the "sins" the public have inherited from Hollywood.
Keep in mind that EVERY dance studio and teacher has a different method of teaching, and a great many variations of the dance steps are extant.
The Dance Steps shown here were culled from a large number of sources and chosen both because of their ease of use and simplicity in learning.
nfo.net /dance   (1123 words)

 Instructional Ballroom Dance Videos
Renowned dance instructor Teresa Mason has created a program that uses a simple, easy-to-follow format, taking the beginner from the basic steps to exciting variations in all the popular styles of social dancing: Ballroom, Latin, Country and Western, Wedding and Disco.
Ballroom Dancing Champion Teresa Mason raises the level of style and technique to new heights with the third video in this popular series.
Choose from three simple dance styles and routines (Waltz, Slow Dance, or Rumba) Kyle and Susan have put together three lovely, but simple, routines that are guaranteed to make you look and feel great on your very special day with their easy-to-follow instruction.
www.activevideos.com /ballroom.htm   (3926 words)

 Ballroom Dancing in Maine at Maplewood Dance Center
Maplewood Dance and Function Center is located at 383 Warren Avenue in Portland, Maine.
At Maplewood Dance Center, we teach a wide variety of group and private ballroom dance lessons at beginner and intermediate levels.
Put on your dancing shoes and enjoy an evening of entertainment and fine dancing at one of vacation-land's finest spots for ballroom dancing - Maplewood Dance Center of Portland, Maine - Ballroom dancing the way it should be!
www.maplewooddancecenter.com   (313 words)

 History of Modern Ballroom Dancing
dances coming from Western Europe, and is a heritage of the origin of ballroom dancing in the royal courts of Europe.
The Volta required the partners to dance in a closed position but with the lady to the left of the man! The man held the lady about the waist, and the lady put her right arm on the man's shoulders, and held her skirt with her left.
This character was changed dramatically in Paris in the 1930's, where the dance was combined with the proud torso of the other ballroom dances, and given a staccato action.
www-staff.socs.uts.edu.au /~don/pubs/modern.html   (3512 words)

 Mizzou Ballroom Dance   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Mizzou Ballroom Dance is the preeminent dancing organization on the University of Missouri Campus.
Members also are active in the Columbia ballroom dance scene and weekly events are announced on the list serve.
"Dancing is the loftiest, the most moving, the most beautiful of the arts, because it is not mere translation or abstraction from life; it is life itself." -Havelock Ellis
students.missouri.edu /~ballroom   (210 words)

 Oregon Ballroom Dance Club
We are a dance club based in Eugene, Oregon on the University of Oregon campus.
By sponsoring dances and workshops we seek to promote, instruct, and provide a place for ballroom dancing for students and the community at large.
Eugene Dancing - Eugene caters to several groups of dancers, the three most prominent being Swing, Salsa, and Argentine Tango, all of which have their own homepages.
ballroom.uoregon.edu   (349 words)

 The RPI Ballroom Club
The club was formed to offer social ballroom dancing to the RPI and surrounding community.
Whether you come from a ballroom backround, a different dance background, or no dance experience at all, everyone is welcome to join, learn, and enjoy.
RPI's Ballroom team is a group of enthusiastic dancers with a strong record in the Collegiate competitive circuit.
ballroom.union.rpi.edu   (272 words)

 Ballroom Dance
From competitive dance teams to simply social dancing clubs, ballroom dancing always has the element of a being at a ball.
Whether you are watching or dancing, you experience the flow of bodies, spinning and twirling together in harmony, expressing emotion through dance and participating in a cultural tradition which has endured throughout most of written history.
Panther Ballroom Dance Club - performance group and dance lessons at the University of Pittsburgh.
www.partyguideonline.com /cultures/dance/ballroom.html   (772 words)

 History of Dance
A brief history of ballroom, country, fad, flamenco, jazz and Latin dance, salsa, swing and western.
Ballroom dance Tempi - Dance tempi in measures per minute as recommended by the National Dance Council of America, Inc.
Learn the dances from the Italian renaissance, Baroque, Victorian Era and 19th and 20th century dances.
www.centralhome.com /ballroomcountry/history.htm   (199 words)

 Ballroom Dance Videos and DVDs
Ballroom dance videos are the fastest, easiest and least expensive way to learn how to ballroom dance.
Learn to dance ballroom, Latin and swing dance in the privacy of your home.
With ballroom dancing champion Teresa Mason, raise your level of style and technique to new heights, combining the basic and intermediate steps from the Beginner and Intermediate videos from this series.
www.centralhome.com /ballroomcountry/ballroomvideo.htm   (3889 words)

 Pat McNees, writer, editor, biographer - Ballroom dance
Free-form dancing and the music to which it is danced may set their teeth on edge.
One dancer, who had been dancing international for years, has gone back to social dancing because he was lonely: “Not that many people dance international, and if you don't have a regular partner, it's hard to find people to dance with.” Serious dancers often keep their dancing and their love lives separate.
Dancing with a lot of partners is the best way for men to learn how to lead, and for women to learn how to follow.
www.patmcnees.com /work26.htm   (1885 words)

 Ballroom Dancing at the Cubberley Pavilion
The Friday Night Dance will be held in the Cubberley Multipurpose room, next to the Cubberley Theatre.
The Saturday Night Dance will be held in the Twin Gymnasiums, behind the Theatre.
A wide variety of dances (swing, hustle, rumba, tango, waltz, etc.) are taught at beginning, intermediate, and advanced levels on a 'drop-in' basis.
www.cubberleyballroom.com   (191 words)

 Stanford Ballroom Dance Club
The Stanford Ballroom Dance Club seeks to promote ballroom dancing at Stanford in all of its forms.
Our members are brought together by a shared enthusiasm for learning social dances and a "can't-stop-my-feet-from-moving" love for music.
This class combines two dances with very different characters: the waltz full of grace and the intense and playful samba.
ballroom.stanford.edu   (302 words)

 Top · Arts · Performing Arts · Dance · Ballroom - ...   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
History of Modern Ballroom Dancing - Comprehensive history of the International DanceSport championship "Modern Standard Ballroom" dances: Viennese waltz, modern waltz, tango, slow foxtrot, and quickstep.
Ballroom Dancing and the Benefits of the Alexander Technique - How the Alexander Technique can enhance the quality of ballroom dancing.
United States Amateur Ballroom Dancers Association - A nationwide organization of competitive, college and social Amateur Ballroom dancers that functions as the governing body in the USA for amateur ballroom dancing.
www.attractivedate.com /Top/Arts/Performing_Arts/Dance/Ballroom   (709 words)

 dancingfeet.ws - The Ballroom Dance Resource   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
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 Dance Street Ballroom -
Whether you want the skills to be a well-rounded social dancer, (most of our students), just to get through your first wedding dance, or to be a competitive force, we will do our best to help you achieve your goals.
Group Dance Classes start at the beginning of the month and run for a month at a time.
You're welcome to use the Dance Street parking lot, behind and beside the building, by entering from Cataldo Ave., one block south of Dean Ave.
www.dancestreetballroom.com   (704 words)

 Ballroom dance - Ballroom Dance Club   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Teach all types of ballroom dancing and organizes a dancesport event annually.
The club was formed to offer social ballroom dancing to the RPI and Whether you come from a ballroom backround, a different dance background,
The Ballroom Dance Company is a nonprofit organization dedicated to spreading the benefits BDC Promotions is an off-shoot of the Ballroom Dance Company
www.iseeklinks.com /q/ballroom-dance.htm   (166 words)

 NYC Dance Connection ( New York City Ballroom and Latin Dance Information )
Dance Times Square -- Tony Meredith and Melany LaPatin's new studio located at 156 W 44th Street (between Sixth and Seventh Avenues).
Dance Manhattan provides the most extensive schedule of Tango group courses and hosts the highest-attended Monday-night Milonga in the city.
JRJ's Dance Paradise -- Located in Union, NJ - 908-810-5656 - Open Dance Socials on Fridays from 9 - 12pm and on Saturdays from 8 - 12pm.
www.nycdc.com   (2233 words)

 Caltech Ballroom Dance Club
The Caltech Ballroom Dance Club aims to promote the growth of ballroom and social dancing at Caltech.
To keep abreast of ballroom and social dancing events at Caltech, subscribe to the CBDC email list.
The Caltech Ballroom Dance Team aims to promote competitive-style ballroom dancing at Caltech and Southern California.
www.its.caltech.edu /~ballroom   (270 words)

 Dancetv.com: Learn the Waltz, Fox Trot, and East Coast Swing online with the Ballroom Dance Group's free online dance ...
If you have always wanted to learn how to ballroom dance but never knew where to start, this is the right place for you.
If you are ready to hit the ballroom dance floor for the first time, here are some dance tips to help you make it through the evening gracefully!
Click Here to find out who the Ballroom Dance Group is and why we are doing this.
www.dancetv.com /index.html   (208 words)

 Rhinestone, Rhinestones Crystal, Ballroom Dance Music, Dance DVD
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Whether you dance Standard, Latin, Salsa or Tango, at social, amateur or professional level, you will dance with confidence for hours on end with our ballroom and Latin dance shoes.
Dancers are always looking for ballroom dance supply to complete their professional looks.
www.danceshopper.com   (1060 words)

 Dance, Exercise, Sports and Fitness Videos and DVDs
Centralhome.com is a web site dedicated to the promotion of dance, exercise, fitness and sports.
Dance Articles, Dance Competitions, Dance Definitions and Terms, History of Dance, Dance Steps, Dance Studios and Instructors, Dance Syllabus and Dance Tips.
Health and Fitness articles by L. Lee Coyne Ph.D. and Fitness and Exercise Articles by various authors.
www.centralhome.com /ballroomcountry   (107 words)

 Dancetv.com: Online Ballroom Dance Tutorial
To begin learning how to ballroom dance, click on the category of your choice.
If you are a beginner, we recommend that you start with the Ballroom Basics.
If you are at an intermediate or advanced level, we recommend that you review the basics section as well before moving on.
dancetv.com /tutorial   (84 words)

 Pasadena Ballroom Dance Association
The Pasadena Ballroom Dance Association was organized in 1983 by sisters Erin and Tami Stevens as a way to promote all forms of social dancing.
And on the third Friday of each month we hold "An Evening of Ballroom Dance" with a variety of DJ'd music.
The dances include refreshments, door prizes and dance mixers.
www.pasadenaballroomdance.com   (254 words)

 Ballroom Dancing, Dance Sport, News, Forums, Shopping and Supplies: DanceScape
"Dancing with the Stars" pairs celebrities with professional dance partners as they train and then compet in front of a studio audience in a televised dance competition.
Read what other dance addicts have to say about their favorite celebrity dance couple.
If you are a Dance Studio, Club, Association, or Professional instructor, submit a "FREE Listing" on our Global Network.
www.dancescape.com   (860 words)

 USABDA.org - USA Dance homepage (formerly USABDA)
Lessons, line dances, mixers, demonstrations, and lots of general dancing.
We are a nationwide nonprofit organization of volunteers who love ballroom dancing.
We greatly appreciate the excitement and romance, as well as the social and health benefits that ballroom dancing brings into our lives.
www.usabda.org   (303 words)

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