Throwback Thursday: Top 5 Reasons I Love Ballroom Dancing

Throwback to July 5, 2015…

In an effort to fend off the negative impact empty-nesthood can have on couples who devote the better part of their married lives to raising kids, my husband and I took up ballroom dancing.

Photo Credit: Nicole Wardell

Photo Credit: Nicole Wardell

Two years and three obscenely expensive ballroom dresses later, we find ourselves preparing for our first American Rhythm competition…TOGETHER. Yes, ladies and gentlemen, I finally wore him down and in however many days and hours the counter on the homepage currently

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Happy Anniversary to the Dancing Doc

On an ordinary day in 1982 an extraordinary boy asked me to be his partner for an eight-hour dance marathon. I said yes and we’ve been dancing ever since.

Happy 30th Anniversary, Dancing Doc, can’t wait to see how life unfolds as we dance our way through the next thirty years… and the thirty after that. I love you.

Capital Dancesport Championships… HERE. WE. COME.

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Atlanta Ballroom Challenge

Screen Shot 2015-07-10 at 6.07.57 PMThe Atlanta Ballroom Challenge is tomorrow and enough Atlanta folks have texted, emailed and called to find out when Pat and I are dancing that I decided to post the details. So here you go. The event is at The Westin Atlanta Perimeter North hotel located at 7 Concourse Parkway, Atlanta, GA 30328. Following is the schedule by dance style.

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Between pro-am with my coach and amateur with Pat, I’ll be dancing from 9:45 AM straight through to about 6:00 PM. If you’re only interested

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