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Tuesday, March 3, 2015

How Ballroom Dancing Helps You Look and Feel Younger!

Everybody has days when they feel old- -like you're simply not as physically fit, agile or enthusiastic as you used to be. Obviously this happens as we get older, yet there are things you can do to slow down the aging process and feel youthful again.

Do you remember the last time you danced?  It may have been years back, most likely at a wedding where you danced to one song and sat out the remainder of the night. On the other hand perhaps you're an individual who always wanted to learn to ballroom dance but you haven't possessed the free time to take lessons since you have had children.

Whatever your reticence to learn to ballroom dance has been previously, I'm here to let you know that ballroom dancing is a superb activity to help you feel more fiery and young. Dancing gets your heart pumping and gets you feeling like a youthful effervescent person once again.

When you begin moving to the music, you quit thinking about all the stresses of the world. Endorphins the feel good hormones are discharged into your body and you begin to feel happy and energized. You may even begin giggling and acting somewhat senseless, at the same time you're burning calories, bonding with friends and family while having a great time ballroom dancing.

You don't need to be a professional to incorporate ballroom dance moves into your workouts. Regardless of the possibility that you've never competitively ballroom danced or may have two left feet, you can better your body, shed pounds and have an incredible time with straightforward simple moves. The key is joining basic dance moves that anybody can do with truly extraordinary music that makes you overlook you're "working out" and simply keeps you concentrated on moving your body.

Utilizing ballroom dance as a physical activity will result in an excellent cardiovascular workout. You'll work out your arms, legs, abs, shoulders and that's just the beginning. Ballroom dancing can enhance your balance, flexibility and agility as well as improve your self-confidence.

Moving to various types of music and fusing moves from around the globe brings you closer to diverse societies and really exposes you to different cultures while you're sweating your stresses away.

Ballroom dancing helps you feel more youthful and brings a little fun into your life, which will make you feel more passionate and excited about your health and vitality.

Ballroom dancing helps relieve stress and adds a noticeable improvement in your outlook and approach towards complex situations you may deal with in your life. You'll be enhancing your well being each time you ballroom dance, regardless of what shape you were in when you began.

Ballroom dancing is something that anybody can do, regardless of age, weight, sex or past experience with dancing.  It's not difficult to learn, enjoyable to do and an empowering workout that you should stick with for the rest of your life. Begin ballroom dancing today and you'll begin each day with a grin.

Contact us for your private lesson or drop in and join us in our exciting group classes.

Friday, February 20, 2015

Book a Private Lesson

Do you find yourself struggling on the dance floor?  Want to learn to dance or learn a new dance?  Want your dance to flow more easily and effortlessly?   Consider a private lesson, it's a quick and easy way to learn a new dance or bring your favorite dance up to speed.  Contact us at By the Sea to book a private lesson today!

Monday, February 16, 2015

Wedding Dance Lessons

Preparing for your wedding dance is an important step toward the perfect wedding and making your first dance a joyous, memorable event.
Let us help you create a fantastic first dance. It is one of the most important dances of your life, in front of an audience of family and friends, recorded on video and in photos that will last a lifetime. We promise to make your wedding dance memorable and unique.
We specialize in turning a potentially uncomfortable “first dance” into something marvelous. Wedding dance lessons are a chance for couples to do something fun together during those busy pre-wedding months.
We can help you start off your wedding with an exceptional first dance. Your routine will be personalized and choreographed to best reflect the unique style of the bride and groom. Make your wedding dance a moment to treasure with a dance choreographed to your special song. Your dance can be anything from a fun hip hop routine to a very formal fox trot or a mix of both. Personalized dances are not limited to only the Bride and Groom. We can also choreograph wedding party entrances as well as Father/ Daughter and Mother/Son dances.
We are honored to have worked with so many wonderful wedding couples in creating a memorable wedding dance. Many of our satisfied couples continue to take lessons after their wedding to learn more dancing so that they can share the joy of dance for the rest of their lives.
By the Sea Dance studio is also available as a venue for wedding parties (engagement, bridal shower, bachelorette) and social gatherings.  Contact us today!

Sunday, February 1, 2015

Give the Gift of Dance!

Looking to give someone the perfect Christmas gift?  Give the gift of dance!  Purchase a By the Sea Ballroom & Latin Dance Gift Certificate.  Call 1-800-299-9050 or Contact Us and get one today!!!

Wednesday, January 28, 2015

It's Always Better By the Sea!!!

By the Sea is the Premier Dance Studio in Myrtle Beach.  We teach all styles of Ballroom, Latin, Swing, Nightclub and First Dance Wedding Choreography.  Our studio offers private lessons, group classes, and specialty workshops.  Our instructors are experienced teachers, skilled in working with both beginners and advanced dancers. Our goal at By the Sea is to provide a relaxed, comfortable, fun atmosphere for people to learn how to dance, refine their dance skills, and socialize with friends who enjoy the same hobby at our free social dance parties and special events.

Let us help you start off your wedding with an exceptional first dance. Your routine will be personalized and choreographed to best reflect the unique style of the bride and groom. Your dance can be anything from a sexy salsa routine to a very formal fox trot or a mix of both.

Undecided what style of dance you want to learn?   We have the perfect solution.  Purchase our
By the Sea Ballroom & Latin Dance Studio Unlimited Monthly Pass for only $90.00.  This pass provides a great opportunity to meet all the instructors and learn many different styles of dance.  Check out our Calendar for class days and times.
By the Sea offers each individual a personalized lesson plans to fit both your schedule and budget.  Contact Us today!

Tuesday, January 20, 2015

Dance Class Prices

Walk In - One class $12.00 

Here are some affordable options available for those who are interested in expanding their dance repertoire.

Dance Packages
Package 1:  (4) One hour group classes $40.00 monthly (one class per week)
Package 2:  (8)One hour group classes $65.00 per month (2 classes per week)
UNLIMITED Package:  All group classes $90.00 per month.

Personalized Programs can be created to suit your needs. Please call 1-800-299-9050 or email for a free consultation.  First group class always $10.

Thursday, January 15, 2015

West Coast Swing Dance Class

Join us every week for West Coast Swing dance class taught by our wonderful instructor Davis Canady Jr.

West Coast Swing is a smooth and funky dance style that combines the sensuality of a lead and follow partner dance with an individuality that allows for playfulness and creativity. West Coast Swing is a style of Swing that can be danced to a wide variety of music speeds and styles (contemporary, soul, R&B, rock, country, jazz, blues, you name it!). It is often considered smoother and more sensuous than other styles of swing. 

Though it takes a bit more effort to learn the basics, it is more independently creative, especially as one becomes more advanced. Be sure to check out our calendar for exact dates and times.

Sunday, January 11, 2015

Salsa Rueda Dance Class

Salsa Rueda (also known as Rueda de Casino) is a fun and exciting group dance. Rueda (as it is commonly called in Cuba) is a form of dancing with 2 or more couples in a circle exchanging partners when one person calls out different movements or steps. ("Rueda" is Spanish for “Wheel”, and “Casino” is known outside of Cuba as “Salsa”).

The classes are very relaxed and fun and a great way to learn rueda. In addition, the moves that are learned in rueda de casino can also be applied to salsa, so this is a great opportunity to add more steps to incorporate into your salsa repertoire.

Our terrific instructor Davis Canady Jr. we will be teaching Salsa Rueda class every week. No experience or dance partners required. Everyone is welcome to come and have fun! Be sure to check out our calendar for exact dates and times.

Sunday, January 4, 2015

Free Jazz Dance Class - Jan 10 ONLY!

Introducing our newest instructor Danielle Espana

Please join us on Saturday January 10, 2015 at 11:00am for a complimentary Jazz Dance Class.

The class combines a full body stretch, with strengthening exercises, and basic jazz dance technique steps. Students will learn how to properly warm the body before dancing, proper posture and long lines, as well as correct placement of the feet and arms to learn dance steps, combinations, and even basic turns, and leaps. All of this to upbeat, fun and motivating music. While learning these dance steps in center and moving across the floor, the student learns how to hear, and count music as well as training the brain to remember choreography. This class is perfect both for those who have never danced before and those with dance training.

Saturday, January 3, 2015

Unlimited Monthly Passes Available!

By The Sea Unlimited Pass

By the Sea Ballroom & Latin Dance Studio Unlimited Monthly Group Lessons Pass
Only $90.00

This pass provides a great opportunity to meet all the Instructors and learn many styles of dance.

Contact By the Sea to purchase a pass.

Terms & Conditions: The Unlimited Monthly Pass is valid for one calendar month. The pass holder is entitled to unlimited access to all group classes offered at By the Sea Ballroom and Latin Dance Studio. Passes non-transferable, non-refundable and final sale.
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