Tag Archives: Fred Astaire

Mr. Frankie Manning – Legend of Swing

[caption id="attachment_37" align="aligncenter" width="300"] Frankie Manning Dancing at the Saratoga Savoy Diamond Dance[/caption] I just found out that the great Frankie Manning died this morning from complications of pneumonia. Frankie Manning was a legendary Swing dancer and choreographer, known for revolutionizing the Lindy Hop. Among many other things, he is famous for performing the first…
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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…
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