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All Bodies Are Dance-Worthy Bodies, Including Mine

Ally Del Monte | Posted 05.01.2015 | Teen
Ally Del Monte

When I was 13 years old, I went to a dance at our local teen center and I was so excited to have a good time. I had decided to just have fun, and yes, I danced. I danced until I overheard a bunch of guys laughing at me, saying, "What is Ally doing dancing, she's so fat!"

A Constitutional Challenge to NYC's Ban on Dancing

Sonja West | Posted 04.30.2015 | New York
Sonja West

For almost 90 years, the city of New York has prohibited social dancing in most restaurants and bars unless the venue has first obtained a special cabaret license.

This 92-Year-Old's Tango Moves Will Make You Want To Get Up And Dance

The Huffington Post | Yagana Shah | Posted 04.30.2015 | Fifty

"Life in itself is a challenge and you can either accept it and take action, or you can sit and do nothing," Huff/Post50 blogger Phyllis Sues wrote on...

Why the Future of Ballet May Depend On Your Son

The Good Men Project | Posted 04.27.2015 | Sports
The Good Men Project

Both of my daughters had ballet lessons for a year or two when they were younger. But as I think back about it, I never saw a young boy in any of the practices or recitals.

102-Year-Old Harlem Renaissance Dancer Sees Herself On Film For The First Time

The Huffington Post | Cavan Sieczkowski | Posted 04.22.2015 | Arts

Alice Barker was a chorus dancer during the Harlem Renaissance and just celebrated her 102nd birthday, but she had never seen herself on film. Until n...

Parkinson's Patients Turn To An Unlikely Source of Relief

HuffPost France | Sandra Lorenzo | Posted 04.23.2015 | Healthy Living

Parkinson’s disease takes a heavy toll on those who suffer from it. The disease includes symptoms like tremors, a body that doesn’t want to keep g...

This NFL Player Needs To Join ‘Dancing With The Stars'

The Huffington Post | Maxwell Strachan | Posted 04.16.2015 | Sports

We decided to play the video against Jennifer Lopez’s “Let’s Get Loud.”

The Joy of Skipping: 4 Powerful Reasons to Put a Bounce in Your Step

Kim 'Skipper' Corbin | Posted 04.16.2015 | Healthy Living
Kim 'Skipper' Corbin

While I could go on and on about the positive impact having a regular skipping practice has had on my life, the bottom line is that it is the most fun and uplifting way I've ever found to be fully present in the moment. It integrates body, mind, and spirit in numerous ways:

Keo Motsepe of 'DWTS" Gives Tips On What To Do in Joburg and Beyond

AFKTravel | Posted 04.14.2015 | Travel
AFKTravel

Keoikantse Motsepe may be living the life in Los Angeles, but his heart is still in South Africa.

Disney Week: Frozen

Nastia Liukin | Posted 04.13.2015 | Entertainment
Nastia Liukin

I'm not sure if you've heard, but tonight is Disney Week on Dancing with The Stars - does it get better than that?! I doubt that I am any different than other girls in that I have always dreamed of playing a princess - and tonight I will get to do that!

My Most Memorable Moment

Nastia Liukin | Posted 04.06.2015 | Entertainment
Nastia Liukin

This week is a special week, and even though it's only week four, it might just be my favorite dance yet. This week is all about memorable moments. Each person has picked a moment in their lives that is the most memorable to them. I chose mine without even thinking.

Michelle Obama And Jimmy Fallon Just Took Mom Dance Moves To The Next Level

The Huffington Post | Leigh Weingus | Posted 04.03.2015 | Parents

Michelle Obama and Jimmy Fallon really know to bust a move. In honor of the fifth anniversary of FLOTUS' Let's Move campaign, Obama teamed up with...

Matt Sheehan

Wrath of Dancing Grandmothers Forces Chinese Government to Backtrack

HuffingtonPost.com | Matt Sheehan | Posted 03.26.2015 | World

BEIJING -- Chinese sports officials found themselves on the defensive Wednesday, backpedaling in the wake of explosive allegations that the government...

DWTS: Tonight We Rumba!

Nastia Liukin | Posted 03.23.2015 | Entertainment
Nastia Liukin

Looking back at my gymnastics career, the thing that I miss the most is to be able to perform in front of a crowd and Dancing with the Stars really takes me back to the competition days as the show has given me the opportunity to be able to do that again. There is truly nothing quite like the feeling of being in front of crowd.

Dunham Dance Steps To Success

Havelock Nelson | Posted 03.18.2015 | Impact
Havelock Nelson

And that's the point. While Scott's instruction conveys the fundamentals of the Dunham technique -- which integrates African and Caribbean movement with modern-dance and ballet technique -- his ultimate goal is to impart life skills. His purpose is to use dance as a vehicle to teach kids about discipline, professionalism and success.

7 Reasons Why You Should Go Clubbing in the A.M.

Jenna Amatulli | Posted 03.13.2015 | Weird News
Jenna Amatulli

Unconvinced? Here's why you should flip the switch on your party habits and hit the dance floor earlier, rather than later.

Dancing Senior Citizens Covered 'Uptown Funk' And It Is Spectacular

Huffington Post | Yagana Shah | Posted 02.25.2015 | Fifty

What do you get when you combine Bruno Mars' "Uptown Funk" with a bunch of spirited seniors? Oldtown funk. Singer Alex Boye decided to infuse "Upt...

Bellydancing Gave Her Confidence and a Pain-Free Body

Tim Ranney | Posted 04.25.2015 | Arts
Tim Ranney

Mention bellydancing to most Americans and they'll envision sultry slave girls in a James Bond movie or sex workers in a tawdry lap dance club.

Valentine's Day: 20 Stories on Love, Chocolate, Roses, Secrets, Bromance, Breakups and Diamonds

Democracy Now! | Posted 04.16.2015 | Politics
Democracy Now!

For Valentine's Day, we dug through the Democracy Now! archives to bring you these 20 stories. 1. Love Has No Color Just two years ago, a group of...

Is 96 the New 22? Seven Secrets of Vitality From Yoga Master Tao Porchon-Lynch

Dr. Terri Kennedy | Posted 04.05.2015 | Healthy Living
Dr. Terri Kennedy

Millions across the globe have been inspired by 96-year-old yoga master Tao Porchon-Lynch -- World War II French Resistance fighter, model, actress, film producer, wine connoisseur, competitive ballroom dancer and yoga master.

What I Learned About My Marriage On The Dance Floor

Nicole Jankowski | Posted 03.17.2015 | Weddings
Nicole Jankowski

Marriage, like dancing, can be very hard to do well and takes practice. It's terrifying when you are doing something you thought you knew how to do -- only to find you might actually know nothing at all.

The One (Dance) Move That Saved My Marriage

Tim Peek | Posted 03.14.2015 | Fifty
Tim Peek

Guys -- especially married guys -- hate dancing, and I am no exception. Problem is, my wife loves to dance. But she knew I didn't dance when we met, so that was just part of the deal.

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.

Dancin' Dads In Ugly Christmas Sweaters Is The Gift We Didn't Know We Wanted

The Huffington Post | Kimberly Yam | Posted 12.05.2014 | Good News

Meet your new favorite hip dance crew -- whose day jobs might include professions like accounting. In an ad for Sainsbury's, a supermarket chain i...

This Toddler's Killer Dubstep Dance Moves Will Even Blow Skrillex Away

The Huffington Post | Kimberly Yam | Posted 12.02.2014 | Good News

This kid really knows how to tear up the dance floor. A video uploaded to YouTube illustrates the unbearable cuteness that is a little dancer name...