News & Articles

Learning the “Other” Role in Partner Dance

April 24, 2014

– posted by Maria Ford Some dances are “mirrored” dances. That is, an instructor can stand with followers in front…

Read More

Wedding Choreography: Is It Right For You?

April 14, 2014

– posted by Maria It’s that time again! We are getting many inquiries about our Wedding Dance Package, and are…

Read More

I Don’t Like Your Connection

March 15, 2014

As an instructor, the most common complaints I hear from Followers and from Leaders are related to connection: Leaders complain…

Read More

Salad in a Jar

February 16, 2014

Thanks to the back to her roots blog, I have been experimenting with making Salad in a Jar for the…

Read More

“Dance Etiquette”: Nino DiGiulio

January 1, 2014

After he read this, one of our students said, “These are life lessons!” Yup. Read it >> 

Read More

“Productive Stretching for Dancers”:

November 15, 2013

There’s stretching, and then there’s productive stretching. … Mere stretching is not suitable for my dancers. … Why choose to…

Read More

(Giant) Zucchini Stuffed with Sausage, Mushrooms & Sage

September 11, 2013

This is a delicious Fall meal that I just made directly from this recipe on thekitchn. The photos are mine,…

Read More

Getting the Most from a Dance Workshop

September 4, 2013

This article is a response to a suggestion/request we received via Facebook. We’d love to hear other suggestions for how…

Read More

“Eat More” Snacks

August 22, 2013

These raw snacks do not contain refined sugar AND they taste just like “Eat More” candy bars.

Read More

Cheese-Stuffed Tomatoes

August 20, 2013

Maria created this recipe after having a similar dish at a Russian restaurant. They are SO delicious, and it would…

Read More