Enjoy an elegant evening of dinner and dancing to the music of Phantom, Broadway and more. HERSHEY SYMPHONY BALLROOM GALA MUSIC of the NIGHT Saturday, April 11 - 5:30 to 10:45 PM Hershey Lodge and Convention Center This unique event features dancing to live music by the HERSHEY SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA and the HERSHEY SYMPHONY BIG BAND, a beginner dance lesson, silent auction, and exhibition dancers. Dinner is included in the ticket price and dress is black-tie optional. This annual Benefit Gala supports the music and outreach of the Hershey Symphony. You can find more information at www.hersheysymphony.org or call the Symphony at 717-533-8449. Tickets deadline is March 28.
Hi Does anyone know if there is any ballroom dancing in Edinburgh?
Re: FUSION Posted by athenarena 1/26/2015 4:16:00 PM
I am in the same situation. I went in to get just a bunion removal & my Dr took my joint out of my big toe & now it is fused & cant wear any high heeled shoe or put any kind of a boot on. Ive ben wearing tennis shoes everyday since. I am now in the process of searching for a Dr that will unfuse the fusion & im having difficulty in finding one that will. Im so sorry you have to go thru such sorrow. It has affected me physically & mental emotional distress. I wish u all the best. U can email me at firstname.lastname@example.org maybe we can help ea other thru this horrible mess. Sincerily athenas
I know there are a lot of posts already for those of us that have a hard time hearing the beat, much less counting the beat. Part of the problem is that many people have good suggestions, but without immediate feedback telling us if we are right or wrong, practicing on our own could actually be hindrance rather than a help.
So far the best I have found is a four minute youtube video on www.ihatetodance.com. On this video, the author plays the music while simply moving his hand over numbers from 1 to 8 corresponding to the music. To use this site, I can close my eyes and try to listen for the timing in my head, count out loud and then open my eyes and see if i am correct. Tada! Instant feedback.
I can finally hear the difference between the odd beats (1,3,5,7) and even beats (2,4,6,8). However, I cannot hear the difference between the 1, 3, 5, or 7. I can start on an odd or even beat but only get the one beat 25% of the time (statistically this is correct; 1 out of four chances).
Questions: 1. Can someone please tell me the name of some songs that have a rhythm with a very, very bold and obvious "ONE"? 2. I know that this is asking a lot, but if someone could repeat the video like the one on the site mentioned above I be very appreciative. Rather than random music though I would like to have two videos each of specific ballroom dance music (foxtrot, waltz, rumba, chacha, etc.)
At least for me, I need the feedback! I cannot wait until I can ask someone to dance without the fear and anxiety of not knowing when to make that first step!
Jonathan, I think here may be a problem with videos on the site. I haven't been able to see them for a few days. The screen is black. I am logged in, so that should not be the problem. I don't think it's my computer's fault, as I am able to watch YouTube videos, and I have tried on two different computers.
Nothing has been changed or removed. Are you sure you're logged in? Try logging out and back in, then check the Variation of the Week again. The variation archive drop-down menu is right above the video window.
Compliant !! From to-day on ... why ballroomdanceers.com remove ALL Variations of weeks ? It is just ONLY show the " Cha Cha Variation #3" ! I've already the member and paid fee !
Re: FUSION Posted by newsdiane 1/22/2015 10:38:00 PM
I am seeking more opinions for after-the-fact treatment because every step I take hurts! I am back to dancing, but I don't know for how long. After having a cheilectomy and osteotomy (cleaning out of joint and shortening of the big toe joint) in May, my foot is worse than ever. At this point I may need a second osteotomy to make my toe mobile again. Another option is an implant. I will not opt for fusion, unless I hang up my dancing shoes permanently. DID ANYONE'S DOCTOR INDICATE THAT BALLROOM DANCING IS POSSIBLE AFTER A FUSION?
I've tried them and have not been overly impresses.
I really like Soul Dancer, they have wonderful padding that if feels like your walking on a cloud.
I've also heard really good reviews on Diamant Dance shoes. These too have wonderful padding to keep you on the dance floor all day long. However, coming from Very Fine prices you might get a bit of sticker shock.
I get my shoes from Karizmah Dance Shoes and Boots who carries MANY different brands. They ship AND if they don't fit right you can send them back (provided you have not danced in them, you can not do when you order from most shoe companies.) The web site is www.karizmahdanceshoes.com
I had mine fused Dec. 17th and did not know there were less invasive options. I would to have chosen to have my toe straightened with screws had I known. I am a shoe freak and need to wear heels, booties, my frye boots, I have a feeling i will never get them on. I am sick, sick that i did not do any research. I have had six spinal fusions with cages, screws, plates etc. and this doctor is in the group. I want to go back and have him undo it now!
A job change cut in to the amount of time I can spend on this site, but as someone who has been on it and watching it develop for the past several years, I can tell you Jonathan's work to improve this and always make it relevant is really terrific. As for wether it will help your dancing, it's hard to imagine it wouldn't ... especially because you can interact so much in this format and get good ideas, advice, interpretations, pointers, etc., from excellent sources who love to help on this site. You'll see the occasional testy debate, but those are OK, too, and you always learn something from them. Some time in the future, I hope to be on the site as much as I used to be, which was pretty much every day for years!
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