Werewolf Watusi Line Dance How To

The full moon reminds me of Werewolves. So, for my monster dance class I choregraphed a line dance to Werewolf Watusi. I had a howling good time researching Watusi dance moves to put together the Werewolf Watusi line dance. Werewolf Legend: Werewolf legends date back to antiquity in Greece and Rome. Humans could be changed[…]

Munsters Monster Mash Line Dance How To

Do you love Halloween? I do. I love finding monster line dances for the Halloween season. The monster mash is a great Halloween line dance. What princess of the night would fit the mash, the monster mash?  Lily Munster for a Munsters monster mash line Dance how to. Munsters: The Munsters were 1960’s TV monster[…]

Super Summer Showcase

Sunday afternoon students sporting stellar gowns gathered at Adventures in Dance for the Summer Showcase. Everyone had been working hard polishing their solo’s, and it really showed. We are so proud of how everyone danced. Dance Newcomers Three newcomer ladies graced the floorboards for the first time. First up was Rhonda Underhill with a wonderful[…]

West Side Story 1950’s Chalypso Dance How To

Classic love stories never go out of style. “West Side Story” is based on Romeo and Juliet, set in 1950 New York. At the same time America was ga-ga for Cha-cha. Cheeky cha-cha beats were mixed with the popular calypso music and became the 50’s Chalypso dance. This marriage of music is just as beautiful[…]

Minnie’s Rockabilly Stroll Dance How To

Do you love retro? Rockabilly pulls the best of the past into the present. But who would be a 50’s cartoon princess? Why Minnie Mouse fits the bill for a retro rockabilly stroll how to. About Minnie Mouse Minnie graced the silver screen first as Minerva mouse in 1928. Even though Minnie was not an[…]

The Stroll Dance Mixer How To

The Fabulous fifties are a great period. From race cars to poodle skirts, this is a fun era. Films like “American Graffiti” and “Grease” paid tribute to the stroll dance mixer. After doing an “American Graffiti” photo shoot for the Historic Elitch Theatre, I thought I would share how to dance the stroll. History of[…]

The Color Of Tango

The Color of Tango

Tango has been setting trends since 1856. Carried from Spain to the Victorian ballrooms, Tango has left its mark. By the Edwardian era Tango had its own color, Tango Orange. Tango Roots Tango began as a South American dance. This was according to Parisian M. Markowski described in the “Dancer’s Casket” by Philadelphia resident Charles[…]