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International Ballroom Dance Tales

Be Healthy, STAY HEALTHY…Top tips to be in tip-top shape

We at International Ballroom pride ourselves on keeping a clean and safe ballroom for all who walk into our doors. With all of this uncertainty of what is going to happen with the pandemic we are currently facing, we want to make sure the well-being of both our IBDS...

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What is a F.R.A.M.E?

Frame. One of the most essential tools for a ballroom dancer...and probably one of those things you hear about in EVERY lesson you are in! But what exactly goes into building a good dance frame? One of our students created a great acronym for you to use as a mental...

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Coach Spotlight: Rufus Dustin

Rufus Dustin, a World Dance Council (WDC) professional, provides coaching and choreography for some of the best Professional and Amateur competitive dancers in the world. He routinely acts as an adjudicator at some of the most prestigious dance competitions around the...

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Trophy Ball? What’s that? Top 6 FAQs answered

Picture this...you have been dancing for about 6 months and are really starting to get the hang of the dances and feel like you are actually DANCING! THEN...your instructor comes up and says to you..."mark your calendar for our Trophy Ball coming up..." and starts...

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Dance Travels: What to expect on our “Fun Trips”

Going on a trip can create a lot of stress when it comes to packing; what type of clothes do i need? Did i pack all of my toiletries? HOW MANY PAIRS OF UNDERWEAR AM I GOING TO NEED?! One thing that you never have to worry about packing is your dancing. That can be...

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Coach Spotlight: Linda Dean

We are excited to welcome Linda Dean to our studio! In case you are not familiar with this legend in the industry, take a look at what all she has accomplished. Linda Dean has spent a lifetime dancing and, almost just as long, with Fred Astaire Dance Studios. Learning...

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What will Belly Dancing do for you?

Belly dance is one of the newest classes we offer in the West Ashley location. You might be thinking...how will this help my ballroom dancing? To get the answer to this question, we asked Polly Guffin, our Belly Dance Instructor. Dancing, in general, as mentioned in...

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BRING YOUR FRIENDS! Top benefits to the guest program

Ballroom dancing is such a great social activity. You get to meet a bunch of new people who are all here for the same purpose...to DANCE! Everyone knows you have your dance friends and your non-dance friends...but wouldn't it be nice if you could have ALL of your...

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