There is a large increase in Ballroom Dancing for teens and college students around the world. Much of this increased interest is focused on DanceSport, the competitive version of ballroom dancing. DanceSport has competitions annually from city to city around the world. This is attributed to the recognition of USA Dance as the National Governing Body of DanceSport in the U.S. by the USOC, and the recognition of the World DanceSport Federation as the International Governing Body of DanceSport by the IOC.
USA Dance and its international body, the World DanceSport Federation, are working in concert to increase the interest and access to DanceSport events all over the world. Such programs as Dancing with the Stars, So You Think You Can Dance, and other dance-related programs also help to keep ballroom dancing and DanceSport in the public eye both in the U.S. and abroad. The first unofficial world championship took place in 1909, and the first formation team was presented in 1932 by Olive Ripman at the Astoria Ballroom, London. Dancesport was first broadcasted on TV in 1960. Now in 2013 Competitive dance is an industry that continues to grow as dancers keep reaching new levels of fitness as they break into new styles.
I’m a huge advocate for implementing these habits in our youth, when they become adults they will have some amazing memories of feeling confident while learning something new. “Dance is a fantastic way to get fit; not only is it fun, it really gets the heart pumping,” says Julian Omidi, co-founder of the Children’s Obesity Fund. She is exactly right as we all know that dance is a sport, it is competitive, strenuous, exhilarating, and takes impeccable coordination. All of those skills can be taught and the moves can be perfected with practice. Dance is a celebration of the body and this industry is only going to grow bigger and bigger with our youth getting more involved as time goes on.
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ShowtimeDanceShoes.com is known for always having a wide selection of shoes to choose from. Well, from the sounds of it our customers are starting to not just buy their high end shoes from us… they are buying their practice shoes as well. We have been noticing the trends in our consumers and we are excited that they realize our inventory growth. For those who don’t already know, we have several pairs of $89.00 Ballroom Dance Shoes available online.
I was speaking with some of the dancers at the Savannah Dance Classic this year and they had no idea that we even carried shoes under $100.00. Well we do and here are just a few of them…
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This year Showtime Dance shoes has grown tremendously. The ballroom dance community has given us so much support through the years and we are excited to announce the start or our own brand! Our shoes will have comfort, style, and quality. Showtime Dance Shoes will be available in the next couple weeks and we can’t wait to see our dancers wearing our brand! We have done many years of research in this field and we really believe in our product. Showtime Dance Shoes has been a company that focuses on customer satisfaction, from our retailers, to our sponsored couples, and even to our first time buyers we want you to be satisfied. We are known for always being at the competitions around the nation, well this next year expect to see our new shoes! I will post pictures of them soon!
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I have a collection of moving images from history. The one that moved me the most was the girls practicing ballet in Germany post WWII. It is truly incredible how resilient we are! Dance is such a positive influence around the world that will continue touch lives and evolve with us.
The history of dance is just as amazing, I could look at vintage images of dancers all day. Maybe it is the clothes, the originality of the movements for their time, or the facial expressions. I don’t know what it is… but it certainly is captivating.
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