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DanceSport Place

Joined 4 years ago




DanceSport Place is a resource for ballroom dancers of all levels and styles. The owners of DanceSport Place, Erik and Melissa Cyr, have had extensive careers in dancesport competition as children through adulthood in the amateur and professional divisions, with highlights including the North American Open Amateur Latin Vice-Champion, U.S. Professional Rising Star Latin Couple of the Year, and National Canadian Open Latin Finalists. They are full time dance instructors and coaches, training beginners through professionals with a special emphasis for pro-am competitors, amateur competitors and choreography for all levels of competitors. 

Our articles and insights are formed from a lifetime of experience in the dance world. We welcome comments and questions about dance related topics. There are further resources for ballroom dancers, from beginner to professional, at www.dancesportplace.com

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    Diagnosis: Plantar Fasciitis

    4 years ago

    When you’re a dancer, or any athlete, often times the warning signs of an injury get ignored. An experienced dancer has danced through enough pains and discomfort to begin to believe that most problems are simply...

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    Get Tan!

    4 years ago

    http://www.dancesportplace.com Pre-competition rituals are important for dancers and athletes of every kind, helping to get you into the right frame of mind for the event ahead. For ballroom dancers, one such ritual is...

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    Overcoming Stage Fright

    4 years ago

    That feeling of nervousness before a show, or butterflies in the stomach, can be the adrenaline producing force that creates excitement and vitality in a performance. A certain level of nerves is actually beneficial as...

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    Packing for a Ballroom Dance Competition

    4 years ago

    When you’re competing often, it can seem like you’re always in a state of packing or unpacking to travel. Although a competition is usually only a day or two, there are so many critical items to take along,...

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