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Here’s What They’re Saying… DWOLS – January 31, 2015

Our Dancing With Our Local Schools Winter Showcase held at La Reina High School in Thousand Oaks was such a record breaking event on so many levels, I thought I would let “the people” tell you about it themselves. We thank Ms. Alicia Doyle who came to our event to write about us in The […]

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Hope You Save the Date: DWOLS Event – January 31, 2015

Dear Friends, Please join us for a fun filled evening. See flyer below for details. This year we are asking for a small donation of $5 from all adults, so we may add another school for the Spring semester. Or for $10 we will add two schools. Children are able to attend the showcase free. […]

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Save The Date – January 31, 2015 – Dancing With Our Local Schools

Dear Friends, Please join us for a fun filled evening. See flyer below for details. This year we are asking for a small donation of $5 from all adults, so we may add another school for the Spring semester. Or for $10 we will add two schools. Children are able to attend the showcase free. […]

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Perspective: Who We Are and What We Do

I would like to share with our friends and readers a perspective from one of our good friends, Galina Silverman.  Her son Loren Silverman and his partner, Monet Pinkett, just won First Place in Top 10 Latin Junior category at the 37th Ohio Star Ball. We are so very proud of them! They also placed J1 in the […]

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37th Ohio Star Ball – November 20 – 24, 2014

At this 37th year of the Ohio Star Ball (OSB) held at the Hyatt Regency in Columbus, Ohio, Alex Havasi and Marilyn Fordney gave awards to the winning participants of the Fordney Foundation Junior and Youth Dance Series. This was Fordney Foundation’s first year participating in this famous and gala event.  We are very proud and excited to […]

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Be Your Best–Model The Way!

On November 18, 2014, My husband, Alex Havasi, and I (Marilyn Fordney) visited the Maple Elementary School in Newbury Park, California to watch the largest group of dancers that the Dancing With Our Local Schools program currently has.  As the students took their afternoon dance classes at this school, there were close to 90 students participating in the […]

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Preparing For A Prom

On November 14, 2014, Maria Durant owner of Dance 4 Wellness and Marilyn Fordney of the Fordney Foundation made a visit to St. Augustine Academy located in the foothills of Ventura County in the city of Ventura. We are very excited to announce, St. Augustine is the first high school to join our Dancing With Our Local Schools program. […]

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Dance Tidbits: Pole Dancing

Pole dancing is a form of performance art derived from exotic dancing.  Pole dancing combines dance and acrobatics centered around a vertical pole. This kind of art most recently gained popularity as a form of fitness and mainstream entertainment. You can see Pole dancing being practiced by many energetic enthusiasts in gyms and dance studios alike. […]

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A Celebration of Legends
 – Sam Sodano

The BBC&C Lifetime Achievement Award was established in 2010 to recognize individuals who have been exemplary in their dedication, professionalism and accomplishments within the ballroom industry.  They have upheld a standard of continued excellence throughout their career and continue to inspire and enrich those who share their passion for dance. Past honorees include Margaret Redmond (2010), […]

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