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You Don't Need Rose-Colored Glasses: 5 Realistic Tips to Be More Positive

Valeh Nazemoff | Posted 07.01.2016 | Business
Valeh Nazemoff

I used to look at people like that with a mixture of admiration and annoyance. Then one day I asked myself, what are they doing that is different?

96-Year-Old Tao Porchon-Lynch Is 'On Fire' on America's Got Talent

Dr. Terri Kennedy | Posted 06.11.2016 | Fifty
Dr. Terri Kennedy

Dancing to Pitbull's "Fireball," 96-year-old Tao Porchon-Lynch and ballroom dance teacher Vard Margaryan wowed the "America's Got Talent" judges and audience on Tuesday, June 9, 2015.

How A Night Of Ballroom Dancing Bruised More Than Just My Ego

Cathy Sikorski | Posted 02.28.2015 | Fifty
Cathy Sikorski

Last weekend my husband and I went to two dinner dances. We love to dance. In fact, we took three different ballroom dancing classes this year. Since ballroom dancing is one of the top five things you can do to stave off dementia, we figured a thrown hip or knee was a better choice than Alzheimer's.

Ode: To All Of It

Mario Tenaglia | Posted 12.07.2014 | Arts
Mario Tenaglia

He was like a guardian unto me. His grey fedora the rim of my world, smiling down all around me, bobbing up down on his fat knees. He was a dancer actually, and quite a good one at that too.

Former Gymnast And Mother Of Two Takes Competitive Ballroom Dancing By Storm

Posted 09.24.2014 | Home

"One of the reasons I started my website is that I wanted a place for women to come together and dream. We women need to know that we don't have to ha...

Dancing With The Enemy: Israeli, Palestinian Kids Come Together To Dance

The Huffington Post | Antonia Blumberg | Posted 09.04.2014 | Religion

Many Israelis and Palestinians would hesitate to come together and talk right now with everything going on in Gaza -- let alone dance together. But t...

Move Me With Marketing

Ting Ting Yan | Posted 07.22.2014 | Business
Ting Ting Yan

As marketers, no matter how time-pressed we are, we need to hold ourselves up to the standard of finding an insight and having that be the core for everything else.

Dancing With The Stars: Charlie Bares His Soul and Chest

Cynthia Dagnal-Myron | Posted 06.29.2014 | Entertainment
Cynthia Dagnal-Myron

One thing's for sure: every time they slick back his hair and put him in one of those outfits that are supposed to make him look mucho macho, he looks like a really cute kid dancing around in Daddy's clothes.

Dancing in Jaffa Asks 'Could You Dance With the Enemy?'

E. Nina Rothe | Posted 07.12.2014 | Arts
E. Nina Rothe

Hope is exactly what watching Dancing in Jaffa gave me. The hope to believe that one day Israel and Palestine will co-exist, away from the settlements and politics. But also the confirmation that cultural activism works.

Putting A New Twist On Date Night Was Harder Than I Thought

Lisa K. Friedman | Posted 10.28.2012 | Fifty
Lisa K. Friedman

Finding something new to do every month is not as easy as it sounds. Unless of course you're willing to hang from a wire with a trapeze harness wrapped around and between your legs.

Marfa '12, A Trip to the Moon: A Weekend of Aliens and Astronauts

Alexander Adler | Posted 08.06.2012 | Arts
Alexander Adler

Over Memorial Day weekend, a select few eschewed beaches and mountains traversing through a barren wasteland to a Mecca in West Texas known as Ballroo...

Dancing With Regular People: Boomers Love Ballroom

The Miami Herald | ANA VECIANA-SUAREZ | Posted 03.05.2012 | Fifty

Want to cut down on stress? Need to lose weight? Could use a little cheer and a firm touch as you enter the last decades of your life? Try ballroom da...

Fancy Footwork (Competition Isn't Everything)

George Heymont | Posted 09.07.2011 | Arts
George Heymont

Three new films screened at Frameline's recent San Francisco International LGBT Film Festival depict gay men and women who must not only learn how to think on their feet, but depend on their feet to run on auto pilot in an emergency.

Dancing Lessons: An Education On and Off the Dance Floor

Jim Moret | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Jim Moret

What can a 26-year-old dancer teach us about life? It turns out, plenty, as is illustrated in two-time Dancing With the Stars champion Cheryl Burke's new autobiography.

Jet to Vegas for a Retro Weekend of Hip History

Lisa Derrick | Posted 05.25.2011 | Travel
Lisa Derrick

Next weekend, October 22 to 24th Las Vegas revives, revitalizes and celebrates the style pioneered in desert resort's glory days when glamour ruled th...

Interview with Corky Ballas, 'Father' of Dancing With The Stars

Holly Cara Price | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Holly Cara Price

As he was gearing up for the intensive rehearsal schedule that Dancing With The Stars demands with new celebrity partner Florence Henderson, Corky Bal...

Improv Group Waltzes Through Supermarket (VIDEO)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy

It's feels like it's been forever since we've seen some quality supermarket ballroom dancing. GueriLA, a west coast counterpart to Improv Everywhere, ...

Real Ballroom Dancing for Regular People

Janet Carlson | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Janet Carlson

It's hard for a novice to step into the ballroom studio -- those suave, glamorous, sexy, elegant pros in the studios and on TV these days can be so intimidating

Popular Mechanics: A Modern Woman's Heartthrob

Janet Carlson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style
Janet Carlson

Being a self-reliant woman surely doesn't mean I have to get good at everything. That would be no fun at all.

Dancing With the Stars Finale: Audiences Value Good Solid Dance Skill Over Fame and Big Personality

Tonya Plank | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Tonya Plank

Personally, I love that Brooke Burke won. Overall she had by far the best technique of all of the contestants, yet she has no known movement background.

Poor Rocco DiSpirito: Food and Dance Just Don't Mix

Tonya Plank | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Tonya Plank

It's so true though: the lives of food gourmet and dancer are just diametrically opposed; they're two different pleasures that don't go together.

So You Think You Can Dance Final Four

Tonya Plank | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Tonya Plank

This show really outdoes itself each week. I think this week was the best ever choreographically.

So You Think You Can Dance Top Eight, and Desmond Richardson!

Tonya Plank | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Tonya Plank

This show outdoes itself each week. I was in a blissful state of shock Wednesday to see the breathtaking Desmond Richardson helping to choreograph.

So You Think You Can Dance Top 10, Alvin Ailey, and Bollywood

Tonya Plank | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Tonya Plank

Wow, what a week -- I agree with Nigel: "brilliant job."

Green Nightclubs Harness Sustainable Power Of Dance

Treehugger | Bonnie Alter | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

Are you ready for it--the first eco-nightclub in the UK is about to hit town. While the idea of clubbing may seem alien to some, doing it environment...