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These Little Girls Totally Dominate In Awesome Dance Video

The Huffington Post | Caroline Bologna | Posted 06.20.2016 | Parents

There's something truly magical about watching kids dance. On Saturday, Debbie Allen Dance Academy shared this awesome video of little girls practicin...

What Dancing and Motherhood Have In Common

Melissa Roy | Posted 05.18.2016 | Parents
Melissa Roy

When parenting gets hard, you might dream about what it would be like to have some time without them, but then a lot of times when you do, all you do is think about them and wonder if they're OK, obsessing over every moment of their routine while you're away. 

Think Your Kid Is Getting Exercise At Dance Class? Think Again

Claire McCarthy, M.D. | Posted 05.18.2016 | Parents
Claire McCarthy, M.D.

In retrospect, I do remember that when I used to pick my daughter up from dance class she was rarely, if ever, sweaty. Guess that should have been a red flag.

What I Learned About My Son Is the Best Mother's Day Gift Ever

Kari Wagner-Peck | Posted 05.10.2016 | Parents
Kari Wagner-Peck

At eight years old, Thorin had figured out something I didn't learned until my 30s: Do what you love for no one else but yourself. My guess is the greater part of parenting is not getting in the way of your child becoming who they are.

9 Things I Didn't Realize Before Signing My Daughter Up For Dance Class

Joelle Wisler | Posted 11.15.2014 | Parents
Joelle Wisler

There was only one tiny side window in which we could all see about half the class at any one time. There may have some polite shoving involved. I don't really remember. We were all very excited.

What I Learned From My Daughter's Dance Class

Anne Josephson | Posted 09.09.2014 | Parents
Anne Josephson

One of the mysteries of parenting, teaching or coaching; you never really know which moments or events make an impact on a child's life.

My 'Booty-Popping Fun' Dance Class Is Much More Than Just A Workout Routine

Anne Hilker | Posted 08.05.2014 | Teen
Anne Hilker

This hour of booty-popping fun is much more than just my workout routine. It's taught me how to branch out of my comfort zone and to go easier on myself at the same time.

Is This The Sexiest Workout EVER?

The Huffington Post | Julee Wilson | Posted 04.30.2014 | Black Voices

Just when we thought the Beyoncé Dance Class was the sexiest way to sweat off those extra pounds, we stand corrected. Enter Brukwine. The Danceh...

Words of Wisdom From an Older Dancer

Keesha Beckford | Posted 06.22.2014 | Arts
Keesha Beckford

Don't worry about her feet, her extension, how many turns he does or her natural alignment. Work with what you have. Celebrate your gifts, while working your damn-est to overcome any shortcomings.

Dance Recitals: Icing on the Cake

Nora Younkin | Posted 08.14.2013 | Arts
Nora Younkin

Dance recital season is in full swing, and the amount of tulle and glitter floating in the ether is enough to suffocate dancers, teachers and parents alike to the point of frenzy.

The Psychology of Zumba

Vanessa Van Edwards | Posted 03.25.2013 | Women
Vanessa Van Edwards

Zumba brings out my inner diva. My buttocks slapping, hips gyrating, sassy-mouthed inner diva. Why does Zumba have such a loyal following? Zumba feels like a party and makes you forget you're dancing next to someone your Grandmother's age at 10 a.m.

Eavesdropping In an Airport

Michael Kaiser | Posted 10.13.2012 | Arts
Michael Kaiser

Perhaps instead of making speeches about the value of the arts we simply need to get more fathers dancing.

Wild Women in Gym Shoes

Patricia Crisafulli | Posted 06.30.2012 | Fifty
Patricia Crisafulli

At midlife, the fight for fitness is a daily battle, my goal no loftier than to keep my butt from becoming the size and shape of my office chair.

Illinois Students Offer Free Dance Classes For Can Donations

Orland Park Patch | Posted 04.02.2012 | Impact

Viktoria Rekasius takes three quick steps ahead of a group of kids watching, and then leaps into the air, landing lightly and with balance back on her...

Twirling Dervish

Claire Fordham | Posted 04.08.2012 | Healthy Living
Claire Fordham

If you don't like the idea of a class, try dancing in the privacy of your own home -- then you really will be dancing like no one's watching. At the very least, it will make you smile.