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Latin Dance

Senior Citizens Change Lives: A Lesson in Love From Working With Our Elders

Sarah Haykel | Posted 01.31.2015 | Healthy Living
Sarah Haykel

Spontaneously, one of the elder care facility employees took a woman out into the center of the circle. Pushing her wheelchair around to the beat...

Dance for Me: Coming of Age on the Dance Floor and Beyond

Cynthia Dagnal-Myron | Posted 09.16.2014 | Entertainment
Cynthia Dagnal-Myron

What drives them, these ballroom babies with the swiveling hips, sequins and spray tans, who sacrifice family, friends, even country in the quest for fame?

Seoul's Salsa Scene in Full Swing

Mimsie Ladner | Posted 12.21.2013 | Arts
Mimsie Ladner

It is a scene one might expect to see in Bogota, Havana, or even New York City. But this is Seoul, South Korea, an unexpected locale for a salsa competition. Yet Latin dance fever has taken over one of Asia's biggest cities and this year's Asia Latin Music & Salsa Festival proves it.

Stimulate Yourself

Payvand Seyedali | Posted 11.17.2012 | Healthy Living
Payvand Seyedali

Traveling or living abroad, especially in a developing country, is a quick fix way to make our soul strings vibrate. But vibrate they must, wherever you are, whatever you do.

Zumba Your Way Into Costa Rican Culture

Lindsay Hartfiel | Posted 10.15.2012 | Travel
Lindsay Hartfiel

It didn't matter where you were from, what your social class was or even what your dancing abilities were. No one cared. We were all there for one reason: to let go. We all gave ourselves over to the music.

Paco Pena Astonishes With Aplomb While The Afro Cuban All Stars Sizzle

Marissa Bronfman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Marissa Bronfman

I cannot recall the last time I experienced such an incredibly ebullient performance of such vitality and vigor, such precision and beauty, as Paco Pena's A Compas (Primal Pulse).

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.

Dancing With the Stars Needs to Do Something Other than Add Social Dances and a Non-Ballroom Judge to Spice Up the Show

Tonya Plank | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Tonya Plank

Is it just me or is this the most boring season thus far of Dancing With the Stars?

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.

The Largely Self-Taught Dancer Wins America's Collective Hearts: So You Think You Can Dance Season Finale

Tonya Plank | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Tonya Plank

Joshua Allen was the rightful winner this season. He has everything: creativity, understated charisma, an endearing personality... I really don't know if there's been a winner I've felt is so deserving.

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."