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By Richard Gray, Science Correspondent and Argued by Fred Bijster

By Richard Gray, Science Correspondent and Argued by Fred Bijster It is where many couples first set eyes on one another – and now research suggests that the dancefloor is the perfect place…

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From Keith Morris “What is a Slow”

Much has been said on these pages and others regarding the timing or the lack of it these days, in Slow fox and Quickstep a slow relates to two beats and a quick one beat (4/4). But what does slow and quick mean in terms of relative time?

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Homogenization: the Catalyst for Artistic Stagnation By Frank Regan

This is one of the negative aspects of human nature that “quelle surprise” has invaded the dance community.  Needless to say, it is all too obvious in the competitive dance world where all the dancers start to look the same and the fundamental character is lost as a result of an immature intention to get noticed.

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Victor Silvester, the father of strict tempo music By Brigitt Mayer-Karakis

Victor Silvester was instrumental in the development of British social ballroom dancing on many levels. He was one of the first recorded World champions, developing the strict tempo music that helped dancers at…

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