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Fordney Foundation Junior and Youth Dance Series

    We had a grand time at the Ohio Star Ball.  This being the 40th Anniversary, it was exciting to see all the dancers perform in all genres and the entertainment provided was out of this world.  It seems contestants keep getting better, more professional and really having a good time performing.  Proving to be […]

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Spotlight – January 2018

  Here we are at the start of a brand new year.  I want to wish all of our readers and dancers a happy and productive New Year!  What this new year means for you is that additional competitions have been added to rack up points, win prizes, and now be a contender to be part of […]

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Ohio Star Ball 40th Anniversary Celebration

On November 16-20, 2017, Alex Havasi and Marilyn Fordney attended the 40th Anniversary of the Ohio Star Ball in Columbus, Ohio. It is such a huge competition that it is held at the Hyatt Regency Hotel’s Regency Ballroom and Battelle Hall and in the convention center. This competition was the annual conclusion for the Fordney Foundation […]

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THANK YOU!!! – From the 2017 Ohio Star Ball

As the holidays come rushing at us, culminating a year of significant progress in our dance lives, we want to thank our young dancers for participating in competitions throughout the year, winning awards, and your hard work all year long.  We are very proud of each and every one of you and hope that you plan […]

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Align Yourself With Your Highest Calling

Often times when a new season occurs, it can be a good time to kind of take a look at ourselves and see where we’re at. How do you feel? What do you think? What’s bothering you? What makes you happy? What challenges you? What’s missing? What would you like to accomplish in the next […]

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Spotlight – December 2017

    We are going to be rounding out the year with one last competition.  The Holiday Dance Classic takes place in Las Vegas and is fun and beautiful.  It’s full of holiday cheer and fully endorsed by the Fordney Foundation.  If you’ve missed out in competing thus far or just want to have a fun […]

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Happiness Is A Thing Called Dance

If you ask a lot of people what makes them happy, you will get a lot of different answers. Sometimes happiness is like the elusive dream we are all trying to catch.  But if you ask a dancer what happiness is, 9 times out of 10, they are going to say the same thing, “dancing makes […]

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North American Imperial Star Ball Added to Spotlight – November 2017

  The Fordney Foundation is happy to announce that we have a new competition added to our November line-up of fabulous competitions already set to take place in November.  The North American Imperial Star Ball was very successful in Cherry Hill, New Jersey for many years and now has changed their location to Chicago, Illinois.  We look […]

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Spotlight – November 2017 (Special Edition)

    This month is packed to the brim with exciting events to attend or compete in.  If you are in the California area, it doesn’t get any better than the Hollywood Dancesport Championships.  Come see Mary Murphy at her best and be part of the “California dream” dancesport competition experience.  They are giving away […]

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Hot vs. Tepid

It’s a fact, if you are going to participate in ballroom/dancesport, you must be prepared for anything. I thought I would share with you some pointers that are slightly not so obvious or you may be taking for granted. If you can grasp what I’m trying to point out, it can make all the difference […]

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