Archive | August, 2013

Dance Tidbits – Salsa

As one of the many dances originated in Cuba, Salsa came to be in the 1920’s with African influence. Salsa might be the least easily defined dance because it has other influences beside Afro-Cuban.  The Caribbean countries have their version of Salsa as well as the Americans too.  Salsa in Spanish means a mixture of […]

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Everything You Ever Wanted to Know About (Dance) Feet (But Not Necessarily Have)

I don’t care how old you are or how long you’ve been dancing, just know, if you keep dancing, in due time, something is bound to affect your feet.  And depending on how you handle your particular situation, it can determine how quickly and comfortably you will be able to continue dancing. How many times […]

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Dance Tidbits – Bolero

There is probably no other dance as closely associated with its music as Bolero.  Bolero is both music and the name of the competitive dance in American Rhythm ballroom dance category. In the late 18th century in Spain there was a style of music that developed known as Bolero. The music had vocals and was accompanied […]

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The Fordney Foundation is Proud to Announce Our New Association with Ohio Star Ball and the World Pro Am DanceSport Series

    The World Pro Am DanceSport Series has just added a new category to their DanceSport Series Lineup.  The Fordney Foundation is so excited to be part of this first ever event offered in the United States! The Fordney Foundation and Ohio State Ball will be presenting for the very first time in November, 2013 […]

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