Meet Lauren Walier, a nineteen year-old amateur ballroom dancer who was diagnosed with cerebral palsy at age one. At fifteen she founded the Make Lemon-Aide Foundation for Cerebral Palsy.Lauren and I recorded this episode of The Dancing Housewife Show earlier this year, just before she headed off to begin her freshman year at Rollins College in Winter Park, Florida. She is currently mid-way through her first
What’s up with the feud between NDCA and USA Dance? The rift is so polarizing you get a different answer depending on whom you ask so I decided to find our for myself. No biased opinion here… no impudent #NotMyGoverningDanceOrganization… just the facts. I promise.
Believe it or not, the first world championship of ballroom dance took place in 1909. The event was considered unofficial due to a lack of rules and ill-defined, inconsistent protocol for ranking and judging
Amateur ballroom dancer and breast cancer survivor, Jen Jackson, is the author of Breast Cancer Ballroom Dancer, a blog about dancing through cancer treatment and beyond. She shared her inspirational story with me as a guest on The Dancing Housewife Show last fall. Listen here…
DANCE UPDATE: Jenn competed in the Vancouver Challenge Cup in January and reported it was a great personal success. Visit her blog to read
Here’s evidence that dancing keeps you young. Dick van Dyke turned 91 today… and he’s still dancing.