EVERYONE WITH A JOB OR WITH AN EMPLOYEE - IT'S TIME TO PAY ATTENTION! At least 68% of adults and 17% of children in the US are obese or overweight.* Physical inactivity and poor diet cause more than 400,000 deaths each year.** Health care costs are reaching peak numbers in US history, and employers are…Read more
Zumba Survival Tips
There is no denying it - Zumba is a great workout. Burning 700-1000 calories an hour, while making you feel like you're in a dance club instead of the gym, the reason for the popularity is obvious. But if you've never tried it before, making it through that first Zumba class can be a little…Read more
What Is This Zumba Thing??
Have you heard about this Zumba thing yet? If you haven't, you might want to check to see if you've been living under a rock lately, because Zumba seems to be EVERYWHERE these days! This Latin-inspired dance fitness program actually was created over 10 years ago, but it wasn't until the last couple of years…Read more
National Dance Day
Executive Producer of Fox's So You Think You Can Dance (SYTYCD), Nigel Lythgoe, has started a grassroots initiative to encourage the nation to move. Declaring July 31st as National Dance Day, Lythgoe hopes that individuals, communities, organizations, and families will come together and express themselves through dance. However, this grassroots experiment is quickly turning into…Read more
Making Exercise (or training) Fun!
Why do most of us view exercise as such a chore? There is no denying how amazing it is for our bodies in many different ways - both physically and mentally. It helps us to look good, feel better about ourselves, make us more graceful and stronger, protects our bodies, and helps fight diseases as…Read more
Studio Spotlight: The Saratoga Savoy Center of Dance
[caption id="attachment_103" align="aligncenter" width="300" caption="Photo Courtesy of the Saratoga Savoy Center of Dance"][/caption] There are many great dance studios throughout this country. If you are in the upstate NY area, keep checking back here for periodic local studio spotlights. This week's spotlight: The Saratoga Savoy Center of Dance. Located in the heart of historic Saratoga…Read more
How to Live with a Meathead
An old article I thought was amusing.... How to Live with a Meathead So I started dating this guy that seemed like the whole package. Once we moved in together, I realized there was a catch - my man is a meathead. The gym is his favorite place, there's a well used mirror in every…Read more
A Timeless Tradition
The Current Ballroom Dance Craze and the Surprising Health Benefits Ballroom Dancing – passion, blinding sequins, skimpy outfits. That’s what most people think of when they hear “Ballroom.” Well, that and the Hollywood and sports stars that have traded in their Italian leather soles for a sleek pair of dance shoes. If you caught yourself…Read more