Tag Archives: Wedding Dance

Dance Spotlight: The Scandalous Waltz

As with most dances, the exact origin of the waltz is a little murky. There are references to peasant folk dances that seem to be early forms of the waltz as far back as 13th century Germany, but these references are more prevalent in the 1500s. The waltz was originally viewed as a very scandalous…
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Preparing For Your First Dance

OK, you've picked your song.  The big day is looming closer and you're ready to start on your dance. What now? What do you need to be prepared for the big song? There are a few logistical things to consider before you can start working on your choreography. You want your dance to go off without…
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Picking a First Dance

Spring is here and that means that wedding season is starting to kick into full swing. The big day is coming soon and now is the time that many couples start panicking about their First Dance. Some couples know what song they want instantly. Others can never seem to find just the right song. And…
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Beginning Ballroom Dance Class Openings

Jenna's Beginning Ballroom class is back at the Saratoga Savoy Center of Dance! Register today and receive a 10% DISCOUNT! Class runs for 8 weeks, every Tuesday night 7:00-8:00pm, and will cover a variety of dances - both smooth and Latin style.  For more information, contact [email protected] Register online at: http://www.saratogasavoy.com/July2012.html
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Details Bridal Fair

Thank you to everyone who came out to see us at the Details Bridal Event this past Sunday! We met some wonderful people and I'm looking forward to working with you in the days to come. It was a pleasure to see some of the latest groups in the area and all of the wonderful…
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Preparing For Your Wedding Dance

[caption id="attachment_146" align="alignright" width="250"] Photo courtesy of Peter Finger Photography[/caption] It's wedding season and many couples are preparing for the big first dance. In the last couple of years, the trend for couples is to have a choreographed first dance. This trend only seems to be growing, especially with the popularity of shows like So…
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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…
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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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