A Word from Our Friend, Kelly Batchelor

Kelly Batchelor and her partner/husband, Alan Burns are accomplished, prolific USA Dance and WDSF competitors. 

Kelly is also the organizer of the USA Dance sanctioned National Qualifying Event, Chicago DanceSport Challenge, held annually in late October at the beautiful Hyatt Regency O’Hare and she asked me to share the following with fans of The Dancing Housewife.

Hello all!  Who’s coming to the Carolina

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From Syllabus to Open-Lite

It’s been a while since I’ve posted a personal essay. It’s not a question of inspiration. I simply haven’t had the time to compose anything blog-worthy. Here’s why.

On November 28, 2016, The Dancing Doc and I officially announced our decision to stop dancing pro-am in order to focus exclusively on our amateur partnership. [Related post: The Story of the Dancing Housewife

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It’s Cha Cha Cha Not Calculus

The Dancing Housewife was treated to a free dinner this weekend. Thanks to the dancing husband’s musicality and innate sense of rhythm, he placed second in a dance contest and won himself a gift card to a local pizza establishment. I’m glad all those private lessons I’m taking are paying off for him. At least he shares.

In case you’re wondering, my dancing husband, Pat, did not have a sudden and unexpected change of heart. He remains resolutely unwilling to enter ballroom

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