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Ballroom dance organizationsBallroom Dance Organizations

Our useful collection of links to a variety of Ballroom Dance Organizations, events and businesses around the Nation and locally in Houston, TX metro area organized in the following categories

Ballroom dance competitionsBallroom Dance Competitions

Whether you are an amateur or pro/am Ballroom dancer striving to improve your dance skills, Ballroom Dance Competitions is exactly what you need. With numerous dance competitions across the nation it is easy to find the one you like or just close enough to attend. Below, please find a list of Ballroom and Latin dance competitions across the country and in Houston metro area.

 

Salsa Dancing in Houston

Salsa Dancing is an essential part of Houston social and night life. Being so, multiple dance studios in Houston provide salsa lessons for beginner and advanced Houston salsa dancers. In addition numerous locations host dances so that you can go out salsa dancing every night. Several salsa dance societies promote salsa dancing and organize salsa dance competitions in Houston area. Below, please find a list of places where you can learn to dance salsa or dance salsa socially.

 

Children Age classificationsAge Classifications

Dance competitions are normally organized so that people of very different ages do not compete with each other. This especially applies to children who grow really fast within very short periods of time. Thus, before registering your child for a dance competition, check out Children Age Classifications to make sure your kid is in a correct age group.

 
 
LAtin dancesLatin American Dances: Samba Cha Cha, Rumba Paso Doble and Jive
 
 
 

 

International style ballroom syllabus International Standard Syllabus

In general, dance competitions are divided into Closed (Syllabus) and Open. In open competitions dancers can do whatever their hearts desire, as long as it falls within the style of dance. However, in syllabus competitions, dancers are restricted to stipulated steps. Those steps for Ballroom dances can be found in Pre-Bronze International Standard Syllabus and International Standard Bronze Syllabus

International latin style syllabusInternational Latin Syllabus

Dance competitions consist of Closed (Syllabus) and Open divisions. In open competitions dancers can do any steps that are within the style of dance. However, in syllabus competitions, dancers are restricted to stipulated steps. Those steps for Latin-American dances can be found inPre-Bronze International Latin Syllabus and Bronze International Latin Syllabus

 
 

Dance Articles

5 Secrets to Better Dancing by Jeanette Chevalier-White
 
Competitive Ballroom Dance is a Sport. by Denis Kojinov
 
Early Ballroom Dance lessons are beneficial to children's social development by Denis Kojinov
 
General Tips for Selectin Latin/Rhythm Costumes by Jeanette Chevalier-White

 

 

Dance jokesDance Jokes

Dancer are very dedicated people. They take lessons and practice a lot. For non-dancers they may appear not very fun. However, dance world has it own kind of Dance Jokes. Those jokes may not be easily understood by others, but dance folks get the point.

Dance quotesDance Quotes

Like in any other profession, there are many famous and inspirational personalities in Ballroom dancing. When feeling down and need a boost, check out our collection of Dance Quotes , it will make your day much better.

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