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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 02.23.2015 | 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 02.14.2015 | 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 02.06.2015 | 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...

The Obstacles On the Path Are the Path

Robin Amos Kahn | Posted 01.31.2015 | Healthy Living
Robin Amos Kahn

Friends ask me, what's the right way to meditate? I have no idea. I just breathe in and out and notice the breath and the thoughts as they pass through my mind. When I take some time every day to meditate, something positive always comes from it... a feeling of well-being, a thought, a feeling of peace. And it helps you to learn to sit with all kinds of feelings.

Dancing to Our Own Beat

Ayelet Baron | Posted 01.24.2015 | Healthy Living
Ayelet Baron

The world we live in today is open. Yet most people still have the same conversations with the same people and wonder why nothing changes. It is those who don't want to be like everyone else who are often misunderstood by a society where conformity is the norm.

What Do Your Dance Moves Say About You?

Jay Clark | Posted 01.21.2015 | Style
Jay Clark

In my new book, Finding Mr. Brightside, Juliette gets dragged out onto the dance floor by twerking dervish Heidi and instinctive robot buster-outer Abram. What does any of that even mean? You're about to find out.

Finding Soul in LA: Five Creative Adventures in the City

Roxie Sarhangi | Posted 01.18.2015 | Los Angeles
Roxie Sarhangi

I love taking classes. I love learning. Since graduating college, I've signed up for courses all over LA, from UCLA Extension's writing seminars (they're great!) to improv workshops at The Groundlings (good too!). And I won't even get into all the acting classes I have experienced.

Gay Men and Their Quarter-Life Crises (VIDEO)

Jimmy Fowlie | Posted 01.18.2015 | Gay Voices
Jimmy Fowlie

2014-11-17-20141115thumbnail7asmall.jpgIn this last episode of Go-Go Boy Interrupted, Danny reflects on 12 years of partying in L.A. with nothing to show for it. Now he is jobless, friendless, and, worst of all, not in his 20s anymore. What he does next will surprise you.

I'm With Stupid: My Neighbor Fred, the Really Good Dancer

Todd Hartley | Posted 01.14.2015 | Comedy
Todd Hartley

Being a really good dancer just reeks so much of giving a crap about a pursuit that seems kind of silly. It's like Jerry Seinfeld replied on Seinfeld when a girl asked if he went out dancing often: "No, because it's so stupid."

WATCH: Deaf Mom Dances With Her Son Like A Pro

The Huffington Post | Ryan Grenoble | Posted 11.05.2014 | Good News

Mark Villaver has danced behind some impressive celebrities like Taylor Swift. But he's never looked better on the dance floor than in this video, ...

14 DJ-Approved Dance Songs That Never Fail To Get People On Their Feet

Posted 11.08.2014 | Entertainment

Everyone has That Song: The one that makes you get up and dance, even if it is the fiftieth time you've heard it. But what are the songs that get ever...

Aye Caramba! Ole, Ole! The Dances That Are Connecting People Throughout L.A. and Around the World

Lisa Konczal | Posted 10.31.2014 | Los Angeles
Lisa Konczal

This percussion-rich music and their accompanying partner dances are a source of some seriously sweaty cardio, perma grins (except for the all too serious rico suave's out there) and a dynamic cross-cultural celebration.

7 Ways to Dance: This Week In Daily Giving

Ari Nessel | Posted 12.24.2014 | Impact
Ari Nessel

Every day, along with 40 other daily givers, I have the privilege of making seed grants to up and coming social change leaders around the world. Our t...

I Live Because I Dance

Caitlyn Corradino | Posted 12.22.2014 | College
Caitlyn Corradino

I will never be a professional dancer, and that's okay. Because I'll always be able to perform for someone, teach someone, share the happiness of dancing with someone... and that is all I could hope for.

Watch This Pup Get His Groove On To His Favorite Disco Song

The Huffington Post | Alena Hall | Posted 10.08.2014 | Good News

John Travolta's got nothing on this dancin' fool. The second this Bichon Frise hears his favorite Chinese disco song, he gets so excited that he ju...