What’s Up with the Feud Between NDCA and USA Dance?

What’s up with the feud between NDCA and USA Dance? The rift is so polarizing you get a different answer depending on whom you ask so I decided to find our for myself. No biased opinion here… no impudent #NotMyGoverningDanceOrganization… just the facts. I promise.

Believe it or not, the first world championship of ballroom dance took place in 1909. The event was considered unofficial due to a lack of rules and ill-defined, inconsistent protocol for ranking and judging

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The Dancing Housewife Show Season 1 Episode 3: Jenn Jackson Dancing through Breast Cancer

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Amateur ballroom dancer and breast cancer survivor, Jen Jackson, is the author of Breast Cancer Ballroom Dancer, a blog about dancing through cancer treatment and beyond. She shared her inspirational story with me as a guest on The Dancing Housewife Show last fall. Listen here…

DANCE UPDATE: Jenn competed in the Vancouver Challenge Cup in January and reported it was a great personal success. Visit her blog to read

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The One About the Painful Bunions

Dear Dance Diva,

I think I may have bunions or possibly osteo-arthritis in the great toe joints on both of my feet. They are chronically stiff and swollen which makes dancing incredibly painful. Any suggestions on how to get rid of this problem or at least cope with it? Quitting dancing is not an option!

Painful Peds

Dear Painful Peds,

I feel your pain. First off, make sure to invest in a good pair of proper fitting dance shoes and wear toe spacers between your great toe and second toe when

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The Dancing Housewife Show, Season 1 Episode 2: The Girl with the Tree Tattoo

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Dance Diaries author and amateur ballroom dancer, Katie Flashner (formerly Harrison) – also known as The Girl with theTree Tattoo – recently recorded an episode of The Dancing Housewife Show. Listen here…

Get the inside scoop on how to thrive as a ballroom student in Katie Flashner’s Dance Diaries. Click on the images to learn more about each book in the series.

Follow the Girl

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