Entries by Pat Hardin

FREE NEW YEAR OPEN HOUSE • SAT, JAN 7 & SUN, JAN 8

  Join us to find out what Sam’s Dance is all about! Saturday, January 7, 2017 7:00 pm – 10:00 pm & Sunday, January 8, 2017 7:00 pm – 10:00 pm BOTH NIGHTS FREE!! We are a dance school with a different concept.  We are inclusive, welcoming, friendly, & we want to show you how […]

THE DANCE TRAINING PROJECT

According to The Dance Training Project, dancers don’t listen to their bodies. “Call it suffering for your art, or whatever you want, but if you don’t listen to the messages your body is sending you, there will come a time, when you won’t have a functional body to create your art with. These messages are […]

15 DANCE NO-NOs

Dancing NO-NOs • A Fresh Look & Straight Talk: Bright Ideas, Gentle Reminders, & Good Suggestions for Building a Community Dancing is great for your brain, great for your body, a fun, safe social activity, and an energizing pastime. With a few simple tips, you can make it the best it can be—for you, for […]

BRAZILIAN DANCE PARTY

Try something different! Join us to dance, hang out with friends, meet new people, listen to music, share conversation! We’ll have refreshments & you’re welcome to bring treats to share. It doesn’t matter if you don’t know how to dance–we’ll teach you–but if you don’t want to dance, you don’t have to. THIS is the […]

WHAT TO DO ABOUT BAD DANCERS?

There aren’t any BAD Dancers! Often, you hear people make comments such as, “he has no rhythm” or “she can’t follow.” Sometimes the comments are even more harmful or mean-spirited. Have you ever thought this or even said this to your friends? What’s really important about dancing anyway? If you watch the dance floor at […]

WHY WON’T MEN ASK ME TO DANCE?

This is the foremost question many women ponder while sitting bored at a dance event. “Why do I have to wait for someone to ask me to dance?” You don’t! If you’re comfortable doing so, get up out of your chair, cruise the floor, make yourself visible, walk over to a likely man, and ask, […]

DANCE YOURSELF SMARTER

For centuries, dance manuals and other writings have raved about the health benefits of dancing, usually as physical exercise. More recently we’ve seen research on further health benefits of dancing, such as stress reduction and increased serotonin level, with its sense of well-being. Most recently we’ve heard of another benefit: Frequent dancing apparently makes us […]