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10 Week Adult Tap Dancing Class Series Starts Saturday July 18

Ready To Put Some Rhythm Into Your Life? Level 1 & 2 Tap Dancing Classes Start July 18! Tap dancing is a highly rhythmic dance and is recommended for all dancers who wish to improve their rhythm and footwork ability. Tap dancing … Continue reading

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Hustle Dance Classes

Smooth Hustle on Tuesdays @ 8:30 pm Don’t miss our Hustle class on Tuesdays starting at 8:30 pm. What is the Hustle? In the early 1970’s a new partner dance called the “Hustle” became popular on the crowded dance floors of … Continue reading

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Congratulations To Our Emerald Ball Ballroom Dancing Champions!

I would like to congratulate all our ballroom dancing students on a job well done at this years Emerald Ball, the largest ballroom dance competition in Southern California. You made us proud! By Your Side Dance Studio had 75 ballroom … Continue reading

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Come Cheer Us On At The Emerald Ball Ballroom Dance Competition April 28th – May 3rd

The most popular ballroom dance competition in Southern California, The Emerald Ball, is being held April 28th – May 3rd at the LAX Hilton. This year we will have many By Your Side ballroom dancers competing in the ballroom dance … Continue reading

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Tricks For Remembering Your Ballroom Dance Steps

Have you ever arrived at a ballroom dance event, excited to try out your new ballroom dance moves and once you get on the dance floor – Doh! – your mind blanks out and you can’t remember those fancy dance … Continue reading

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Our Ballroom Dancers Won First Place at The California Open Ballroom Dancing Championships!

A big congratulations to our ballroom dance students who recently performed at the California Open Dancesport Championships, one of the most popular ballroom dance competitions in California. Our ballroom student Brooke Dunn started off with a first place in a … Continue reading

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Become a Better Ballroom Dancer More Quickly with Ballroom Dancing Medals

Taking ballroom dancing lessons allows you to improve your coordination, get a great dance workout, and most importantly have fun. But, if there are no set goals for a ballroom dance lesson, your dance lessons can quickly become dull and … Continue reading

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Ballroom Dancing Tip: Swing Dancing Closed Position

For this Ballroom Dancing Tip we cover the Aspects of Connection in Swing Closed Position: Connection in Swing Closed Position differs from Rhythm and Latin Closed Position in the following ways: Keep Joined Hands Low: There is a tendency for students … Continue reading

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Preparing For A Ballroom Dance Competition

With many of our ballroom dance students competing or preparing to compete this year, as well as those on the fence about it, I thought I’d post this information. Why Compete In A Ballroom Dance Competition? Going to a ballroom … Continue reading

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The Difference Between Clubs and Dance Studios For Salsa Lessons in Los Angeles

There is something mysteriously attractive, fascinating and seductive about the Latin sounds of Salsa music. There is just something about Salsa that makes you just want to get up and dance! But first you need to know how to salsa … Continue reading

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