Dance Tidbits: Dances of the Native American – Part 3

If you would like to know how the American Indian evolved and came to inhabit the Americas, it is believed that they may be the original, prehistoric people.  This transition occurred over 12,000 years ago when people of Europe integrated with people of Asia.  Over time there were hundreds of tribes each with their own unique traditions and […]

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DREAM Presents: Colfax Charter School and Woodlake Elementary Dance School Events

The Fordney Foundation took on a new project this year.  For the past 5 years, as you may know, the Fordney Foundation sponsored the Dancing With Our Local Schools program that was based in the Conejo Valley (Thousand Oaks, Westlake Village, and Newbury Park) areas. It was so successful and touched the lives of over […]

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Spotlight – March 2017

In March, get ready for one of our favorite, always exciting, fun-filled dancesport competitions.  That would be the Arnold Youth Dancesport Classic.  If you have never been a competitor in a competition or you’ve never seen a competition, as part of the audience, Ohio is the place to be in March.  “The Arnold” is always a great show.  The […]

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Hug The World

The world needs a hug right about now. This is the time of year where we reflect mostly on ourselves. What can we improve on. What can we make better about ourselves. It goes along with the promise and potential the New Year brings and it’s usually only about us. But the world needs a hug […]

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‘Ladies of Ballroom’…Let The Music Begin ANNOUNCEMENT

We’ve come a long way from where we once started. We are very proud to announce that our liaison with Brent Thomas Mills is seeing his brain-child come to fruition. Music and dance come together on a brand new CD, with a never been done idea. This CD is comprised of American style music with […]

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Spotlight – February 2017

Welcome back to our second month of Spotlight in our New Year.  In the next couple of months it is our hope that you will find a dance event that interests you.  If you wish to go further and take your ballroom dancing to a new level, the Fordney Foundation strongly encourages you to seek out a competition.  Entering a […]

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Colfax Charter Elementary School and the DREAM Program

For the past 5 years, as you may know, the Fordney Foundation sponsored the Dancing With Our Local Schools program that was based in the Conejo Valley (Thousand Oaks, Westlake Village and Newbury Park) areas.  It was so successful and touched the lives of over 4,000 elementary school children, we thought we would branch out and explore new […]

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Fordney Foundation Presents Highlights of the Ohio Star Ball – Team Matches 2016

    This was the 39th year of the Ohio Star Ball (OSB) held at the Hyatt Regency in Columbus, Ohio. Fordney Foundation was present to give the awards to the dancers who have been competing and accumulating points for 12 months. In addition, the East versus West team match is held at the conclusion […]

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Spotlight – January 2017

  We are at the start of a brand new year and it is no better time to get yourself seen and out there.  Open up your world with dance possibilities you never knew existed.  Find out what the future has in store for you by either hanging out or performing at a competition!  Stay tuned […]

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