Flexing your knees in Ballroom dancing.

Flexing or softening your knee joints well is essential to becoming a great Ballroom dancer… But you need to make sure this doesn’t create undue wear and tear, or knee pain.When flexing your knees make sure that your knee flexes right … Continued

How to lift your arms in Ballroom.

Lifting your arms to create a frame for your partner can cause you to lift your shoulders as well … And you do not want to lift your shoulders!Lifting your arms to take up Ballroom or Latin hold with your partner … Continued

How to dance the slow beat in Slow Foxtrot.

The Slow Foxtrot is the most challenging of the Ballroom dances… Particularly because of the “Slow” beat…   Learning how to dance the slow beat in Slow Foxtrot will make all the difference to the way you feel, look and … Continued

What is New Vogue Dancing?

New Vogue Dancing is one of the three Dancesport Styles in Australia, the other two being Ballroom (sometimes called Modern or Standard) and Latin American. Put simply, New Vogue Dancing is an uniquely Australian style of sequence Ballroom dancing. What … Continued

How to count Rumba music – made easy!

Finding the rhythm in Rumba music can be a challenge… But learning how to count Rumba music is essential to dance it well…   Take a look at this video to help you practice how to count, and then head … Continued

5 tips for a polished Ballroom Tango

Dance the Ballroom Tango and look like a professional dancer with these 5 tips! Ballroom Tango is the most passionate of the Ballroom dances…   And if you can master these tips- you’ll be able to feel and create the distinctive … Continued

Help! My husband is jealous of my Ballroom dancing!

Ballroom dance jealousy is an all to common phenomenon…And it can seriously affect both your relationship with your life partner and also your enjoyment of your ballroom dancing.  Many married people choose to pursue Ballroom without their husband or wife, and … Continued

50 ways to become a brilliant Ballroom dancer…

Ballroom dance can be challenging to master, but follow these tips to fast track your improvement.Practice – don’t just rehearseTake medal classesTake as many private dance lessons as you can affordFind a dance partnerCompete in DancesportListen to what your teacher … Continued

How much should you practice Ballroom dancing?

It’s common to admire Ballroom and Latin American champions as they dance and pass off their extraordinary dancing as ‘talent’.  But you couldn’t be more wrong.  Read below and find out how much you should practice Ballroom dancing.Underestimating the amount … Continued

Ballroom dancing No 1 activity to beat Alzheimers.

 It has been known for a long time that Ballroom dancing is a beneficial activity in regards to health. But only recently has the correlation between health and Ballroom dancing been seriously studied, and there are more than just the physical benefits! … Continued

When should I start Ballroom dancing?

  Says no one – EVER.What I hear more often than not is a desire that students wished they had started earlier – even as children   – as they grow to love the exercise, movement and creativity this activity allows. But … Continued

How to count Modern Waltz music – made easy!

Click here to head to our Modern Waltz playlist and see if you can count for yourself! Monica is the director of Dancesport Kingdom in Lilydale, a Ballroom champion and also an AMEB Grade 8 pianist. “A musical understanding is essential … Continued

How to count Jive music – made easy!

Click here to head to our Jive playlist and see if you can count for yourself! Monica is the director of Dancesport Kingdom in Lilydale, a Ballroom champion and also an AMEB Grade 8 pianist. “A musical understanding is essential to … Continued

How to count Cha Cha Cha music – made easy!

Why don’t you head to our Cha Cha Cha playlist and see if you can count for yourself! Monica is the director of Dancesport Kingdom in Lilydale, a former Ballroom champion and also an AMEB Grade 8 pianist. “A musical … Continued

“But I can’t hear the beat!

“BUT I CAN’T HEAR THE BEAT!” Is a cry I hear from many students in their journey to learn dance, from ALL levels of dancers from beginners to competition champions! In this artiicle will de-mysify the musical beat so everyone … Continued

3 Myths about Ballroom Dancing for Adults

I often hear adults express a desire to learn dance and then follow it up with one of these statements to ‘prove’ they are right in not pursuing dance lessons. Below are 3 common myths that Adult beginners express about … Continued

How to find a competition Dancesport partner!

“I want to do DanceSport competition but I can’t find a partner!!” If these are words are familiar – then ask yourself are you doing everything in your power to optimise your chances? Sure… there are many more girls than … Continued