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Re: Promoting Ballroom Dancing - any ideas?
Posted by BornDancer96
2/22/2012  1:33:00 PM
I have been ballroom and latin dancing for almost 7 years now. I started when I was 8. I dance with my intructor, who just turned 46 a few days ago. At first, for about 2 years, I was the only younger person, then I noticed more and more younger people starting to join. being the only young one is a problem! i think thts what makes us even more special ! :) if you really would like to promote ballroom dance in your town, talk to the studio owner and see if you can make flyers and hang them up around your town.
Re: Promoting Ballroom Dancing - any ideas?
Posted by Jeanne Nem
1/2/2013  1:32:00 AM
H Kevn,
The reason I thnk most people n the states do not start earler s because of the expense especally wth the economy today. I am a sngle mother that found ballroom danng to be out of the queston on a teacher,s salary. However, my daughter Meghan was very serous about startng to dance so I put her n some lessons at the age of tweleve. When she was thrteen I had been lad off and therefore forced to move to Florda where the pay was even less. However, a few years later we were fortunate enough to fnd a program called Spat Cats. Ths program s wonderful because t has allowed my daughter to get back nto ballroom dance and compete, somethng Meghan enjoys so much and s so good at. She has found a partner now and s workng on competnng as a professonal soon, wthout Spats ths never would have been a possblty. I am so grateful for the program, more programs lke ths need to be started because t brngs youth nto ballroom dance. If you ever want more nfo you can contact Meghan or myself at jeannenem at yahoo.com (sorry I am currently out of the country and can not fnd the at button. LOL
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