“Strictly Come Dancing” is in their Blood

 

Lynette Boyce and her family
3 generations of the Boyce Family

The new “Strictly” season is back on the BBC, but it’s Strictly Come Dancing every day of the year for Lynette Boyce and her family, for whom dancing well and truly runs in the blood. For over 40 years members of the Boyce family have been wowing audiences and judges with their ballroom dancing prowess. Between them they have won numerous championship awards. Continue reading ““Strictly Come Dancing” is in their Blood”

Ballroom Tango and Argentine Tango?

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Learn to Tango

What is it about Latin American dancing that makes it sound so glamorous, especially the tango? For me, mention ”tango” and I can immediately picture couples dancing under foreign skies in a close embrace on warm, dusky evenings to sultry sounding music. OK, so I might be getting a bit carried away. And this is where I must admit that as a novice I get quite muddled as I struggle to tell the difference between ballroom tango and Argentine tango. Continue reading “Ballroom Tango and Argentine Tango?”

6 Reasons Why Dancing Is Good For You

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Dancing in Torquay

It’s that time of the year again where our Saturday nights and living rooms are transformed into a sea of celebrity dancing. Yes, Strictly Come Dancing will be back on our screens before you can say ‘X Factor versus Strictly ratings war’.

Dancing of all types certainly seems to have had a resurgence in recent years and programmes such as Strictly and Got To Dance have helped fuel the flames. But why has it become so popular? What inspires anyone to take to the dance floor?

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