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Why Learn to Dance?

Provided by The Wedding Dance Specialists Deborah Joy Block is a national expert on wedding dance and a certified event planner. Her company, The Wedding Dance Specialists, is located in the Washington, D.C. area. Their award-winning services are renowned as the most recommended wedding dance company specializing in helping couples sparkle in the spotlight during their fairytale dance! Compared to traditional studios, they offer many unique services customized to the special needs of engaged couples. Certified in life coaching and having taught over 10,000 couples, Block also provides premarital coaching, which parlays beautifully with the dance lessons  – which are all about teamwork! So Why Learn to Dance? You’ve made a big investment in many aspects of the wedding day that will only last one day. Learning to dance is a small investment in your relationship creating lifetime memories — …

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Don’t Step on Anyone’s Toes

By Deborah Joy Black Excited about rehearsing that new “first dance” choreography you learned but have no room to practice? For about $10 an hour you can practice in one of the many professional studios around the area. Here are some tips to help ensure a pleasant environment and allow you to feel comfortable practicing in the studio. If space allows, dancers should set up speakers and use mirrors at opposite corners of the studio; once all four corners are full, fill in the middle sections. Rent space during non-peak hours (anytime before 6:00 p. m.) if you are practicing tap or flamenco, drumming or other loud percussive dances. Use earphones — especially if you need to play music loudly or nonstop and when directly next to ongoing lessons. Be mindful of volume levels and speaker location/angle. Turn your music off when not dancing to minimize the overall …

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Don’t step on anyone toes – dance studio etiquette

Deborah Joy Block, owner of The Wedding Dance Specialists, is not only a national wedding dance expert and certified wedding planner, she's also an etiquette instructor - an all around Fairy Godmother. Deborah gave me some great tips that not only preserve peace on the dance floor, they make for a more enjoyable time in practicing for your all-important first dance. 

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