remembering choreography

How to Remember Choreography

March 14, 2015 by

As dancers we have to recall a lot. Dance choreographies require us to remember dance sequences, musicality, body placement, and movement technique. Social dance requires us to know how to lead and follow as well as be ready at any given moment to recall a…

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Strut Your Stuff: Dance Walking

February 20, 2015 by

While we walk everyday, it’s not often we consider how to walk for an audience or how to “dance walk” to a piece of music. Dancers, models, and performers have practiced movement technique to make their struts more noticeable, strong, and even desired. Whether you’re…

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SMART Goals for Dance in 2015

January 22, 2015 by

Dream Big & Dance Better There’s nothing like a new year to help us reassess ourselves and create new goals for the months to come. As dancers there is always room for us to grow, so why not use the start of 2015 to check…

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Dance Lifts and Dips

January 18, 2015 by

Lift, Dip, and Dazzle! Dance lifts and dips are two elements of ballroom and latin dancing that can be both very exciting and scary. Here at Bella Ballroom we have the pleasure of working with many wedding couples who are non-dancers but want to impress their…

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taking dance classes when you're single

Taking Dance Classes When You’re Single

January 11, 2015 by

Being single and having the urge to learn how to partner dance can be a rather daunting idea for some, however it does not need to be this way. At Bella Ballroom, our passion is teaching dance. This means we have a passion for teaching…

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Never Too Old to Dance

December 21, 2014 by

Dancing is a sport most believe to be impossible to enter if you didn’t start dancing at 3 years old. There are certain styles that are definitely difficult to learn at an older age, as your body has not been manipulated to move in those…

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How to Get Asked To Dance

December 19, 2014 by

Social dancers who are new to a dance scene or club may have a harder time knowing how to get asked to dance. Without having an existing reputation or being a familiar face in a new dance setting, follows (and leads) can have a trickier time…

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Places to Dance

December 10, 2014 by

It isn’t always easy to find places to dance and a dance floor out in the real world to practice your moves. Sometimes you have to get creative in order to practice dancing. Here are some places that tend to work well as substitutes for…

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Tips for Dance Practice

November 26, 2014 by

It’s always a little amusing to me when our Orange County dance classes students come in for their next lesson and they give me that look like they have a confessional. You know the look; similar to a puppy’s gaze after they’ve gotten into the…

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