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I Love Ballroom Dancing

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    Ballroom As The Air I Breathe - I remember in high school, I was able to take my first "dance" lesson which included the mandatory square and line dances because of the school...
    Redwallian Redwallian 22-25, M Aug 23, 2013

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    Do Not Look For Your Soul-mate Here - I got into ballroom dance shortly after I was divorced. Originally, my goal was to expand my skill set as an actor. I stayed there because...
    GenesiusRedux GenesiusRedux 51-55, M 1 Response Sep 1, 2013

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    Dancing - when i was @ high school, my mom refused, when i asked to dance but when i came to tertiary i started dancing . i told mom that im dancing now & she sad its okay...
    2bee 2bee 26-30 Mar 15, 2012

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    How I Began To Dance - well... when i was 14 my mother had to force me to take dancing lessons... just because all of my friends did it after our confirmation... well after...
    steppkeac steppkeac 22-25, M Jul 8, 2012

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    I admire two women ballroom dancing together. I love to see it but I don't believe it's gay. Like I enjoy women who both love to dance together. To see eachother lead the other is...
    Stimpy101 Stimpy101 18-21, M Feb 16

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    1...2...cha Cha Cha! - I did it in high school for 2 years...I loved it!  My favorite was cha cha or lindy.  Not a fan of foxtrot or two step.... but I miss it anyway...
    antisocialmuch antisocialmuch 18-21, F Aug 21, 2009

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    Freezer Section Foxtrot - I ChaCha, Foxtrot, Jitterbug, and Bossanova. I'm working on Waltzing and I've forgotten how to Mambo again. When I started taking lessons I thought It was...
    ohsovery ohsovery 26-30, F 1 Response Apr 15, 2008

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    Couldn't Live Without It - I have always danced, but 3 years ago I was introduced to ballroom dancing. I am now addicted...I am lucky enough to have found a place that teaches most...
    imstuckinhere imstuckinhere 18-21 Nov 14, 2008

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    Update - It is going to be my first time competing dancesport and im doing open bronze a tango and walts solos and most freestyles--got any advice??
    imstuckinhere imstuckinhere 18-21 Nov 22, 2008

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    I found this picture on the Internet and I want to know what your opinion is of this?
    Stimpy101 Stimpy101 18-21, M Feb 17

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    I Love Ballroom Dancing - I have 2 left feet, but i always wanted to learn ballroom dancing... its so elegant and nice.. and finally i found the class that fitted my budget...
    georshar georshar 36-40, F May 4, 2009

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    I Competed - in the Nevada Star Ball in Las Vegas when I was fourteen. It was one of my most proudest moments and I hope to be able to compete again someday.
    inaforest inaforest 26-30, F 1 Response Feb 5, 2013

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    I Had The Best Time Ballroom Dancing.... - I live in Orange County, CA and have several options to dance when and where I like.  I have been to several dance studios around...
    lilfrankielee lilfrankielee 31-35, M Jun 24, 2010

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    Missing Ballroom - I started Ballroom dancing 10 years ago.  Competed in Pro/Am in both Latin and Smooth, then met my husband and moved to a small town in Ontario where there...
    peppercorn peppercorn 61-65, F 1 Response Oct 13, 2007

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    Upcoming Dance Competition - When I started taking Ballroom Dance lessons, it was a year before the debut of Dancing With The Stars.  There was a great deal of stress in my...
    Kathryn1 Kathryn1 56-60 Aug 20, 2009

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    The Dirty Little Secret of Ballroom Dance - The dark side of ballroom dance for women and the bright side of it for men. Ballroom dance is not as gloriously depicted on Dancing...
    JoanWest JoanWest 66-70 21 Responses Sep 15, 2009

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    I Want to Compete -  I have been dancing all my life (17 years) and dancing ballroom for 10 years.  In the next year I am hoping to start competing- Cha cha, samba...
    MissMadz MissMadz 18-21, F May 4, 2009

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    Sweet! - My partnering instructor is my age so once in a while we show up at a dance club for ballroom only. When he danced the waltz with me on New Years there were a lot of...
    imstuckinhere imstuckinhere 18-21 1 Response Jan 6, 2009

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    The Key To My Cage Of Shyness. - A year ago I was the most timid girl you could ever hope to meet. (That is, if you would really want to meet a timid girl.) Just a year ago, I was...
    Precia23 Precia23 16-17, F 2 Responses Jun 27, 2010

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    Love It! - I just love ballroom dancing. All of it: the the music, dresses and of course the dance itself. I know the basic dances somewhat well, but I could always be better.
    IdontKnowEther IdontKnowEther 22-25, M Oct 4, 2010

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    Dance With Me - It took everything I had to walk into the ballroom dance studio that first time, totally alone. Once I did, I found out how quickly I could fall in love. From the...
    LovesKissing LovesKissing 46-50, F Oct 12, 2011

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    Dancing Is Inspiration - I started taking ballroom lessons in May 2009, doing group and private.  To be honest I love dancing to death and I feel energized every time I...
    dancestruck dancestruck 46-50, F 1 Response Apr 10, 2010

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    I Love Ballroom Dancing - When I was small, I watched TV and saw people dancing Waltz.  I felt they danced beautifully.  After I broke up with ex...
    piggy3616 piggy3616 22-25, F 3 Responses Dec 6, 2008

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    Dance With Me - At 62 years old I found a new love Ballroom Dancing .This was to be a revelation in my life >I learnt to dance and compete. I lost weight almost 60lbs.My instuctor...
    TangoQueen TangoQueen 66-70, F 2 Responses Jul 22, 2011

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    Elegant - It's soooo beautiful. I'd love to be able to dance like that!
    SpiritOfTheRabbit SpiritOfTheRabbit 31-35, F 3 Responses Feb 20, 2011

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    Tripping the Lights Fantastic -   or should I just say tripping I love it and I love watching it. but now I have two left feet I still love the feeling of strong arms...
    librakitty05 librakitty05 41-45, F 2 Responses Dec 6, 2008

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    Just Started -  me and my significant other have just started lessons actually. and we both love it!! I'm not sure if she likes that I have to be in control of what we do...
    SAlan SAlan 18-21, M 1 Response Aug 21, 2009

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    Is it just me or their should be a fusion of belly dancing and ballroom dancing? Like basically the women would have to touch bellies the whole time while waltzing. What do you...
    Stimpy101 Stimpy101 18-21, M 3 Responses 3 days ago

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    I've loved lyrical dancing for ages buh cause we're naturist my mums fought long an hard to allow me to do it without clothes an we finaly got the local authorities to allow us to...
    HannahRBb99 HannahRBb99 13-15, F Apr 6

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    The first time I did fire poi was just before the year anniversary since I started. I was in the beautiful Ortega mountains at a full moon drum circle. We learned about djedis and...
    xshanaaabanana xshanaaabanana 22-25, F Mar 24

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    I wanna be a singer/ actress but I don't know how to get discovered
    alyssajoy13 alyssajoy13 13-15, F Apr 8

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    I know that I am a brilliant actor. It's just something that comes naturally to me. I hope that one day I get to share my passion with the world :)
    reesespeices reesespeices 18-21, F 3 days ago

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    I've been ballroom and latin dancing since 2003. My favorite dances are salsa on 1, bachata and east coast swing aka hustle. I know other dances as well. I use to compete in latin...
    GDlifestyle GDlifestyle 22-25, M 1 Response Mar 26

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    I absolutely love to dance with my husband and with others as well. We normally go out on Saturday nights and have then dinner then go dancing at a local hotel here. We have met...
    ebonynbill ebonynbill 26-30, F 6 hrs ago

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    These top world genre favorite songs are not in order on the love chart of where my love is for them. 1. El Viernes Te Olvido Yo by Allison Iraheta [Friday I'll Be Over You by...
    blossomingbeauti blossomingbeauti 36-40, F 11 mins ago

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    Anna: The window is open! So's that door! I didn't know they did that anymore! Who knew we owned a thousand salad plates!? For years I've roamed these empty halls Why have a...
    eh6557 eh6557 13-15, F 1 Response Mar 25

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    "My Best Friends Girl" ... The Cars You're always dancing down the street With your suede blue eyes And every new boy that you meet He doesn't know the real surprise (here...
    midnighttrain61 midnighttrain61 51-55, M Mar 28

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    by: Robert Louis Stevenson (1850-1894) The following story is reprinted from Fables. Robert Louis Stevenson. New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1914. So soon as the child began...
    neandertaler neandertaler 56-60, M Mar 21

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    I love to slow dance with my husband. On weekends, we go dancing after dinner at a local restaurant. We have met some real nice couples and we go dancing with them too. During...
    ebonynbill ebonynbill 26-30, F 2 Responses 14 hrs ago

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    Roar-Katy perry I used to bite my tongue and hold my breath Scared to rock the boat and make a mess So I sat quietly, agreed politely I guess that I forgot I had a choice I let...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Mar 26

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    Enchanted - Taylor Swift(<3)There I was again tonightForcing laughter, faking smilesSame old tired lonely placeWalls of insincerity,Shifting eyes and vacancyVanished when I saw...
    Chirogymnast Chirogymnast 18-21, F Mar 31

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    Oh yes! Love dancing, specially if you have already a drink, just be careful and watch out your drinks, other wise someone is watching and slip something in your drinks! You might...
    Bluejec19 Bluejec19 41-45, F 2 Responses a week ago

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    I went to a rock concert last night. My date and I stood just a few rows from the stage. The lead singer actually smiled at me at one point... My heart did a little dance...
    SimplyHearts SimplyHearts 46-50, F 3 Responses Mar 22

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    I met my white buffalo or albino unicorn as he says. Two years ago I wrote a list of what my perfect man would be. This list was pretty impossible, but absolutely perfect. A month...
    lepetitprincedech lepetitprincedech 18-21, M Mar 25

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    My first dance show infront of everybody I knew was a couple of years ago. I have been dancing since I was little but it's always been in front of people I've never knew. If you've...
    justcallmeaimee justcallmeaimee 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 29

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    So far away but still so near The lights go on, the music dies But you don't see me standing here I just came to say goodbye I'm in the corner, watching you kiss her, ohh I'm...
    TearfulNights22 TearfulNights22 22-25, F Apr 6

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    Dance is what keeps me going - it's the sanity in my otherwise crazy life. It's my escape from everything else and my chance to focus on me and what I can do. I feel like I can...
    jeannetjayy jeannetjayy 18-21, F 12 hrs ago

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    I'm only watching this year for Nene, okay and Drew and the Full House girl and Maks. I remember when Brandy was on with Maks.Shes the only reason why I started watching. I was...
    Deseraye1 Deseraye1 31-35, F Mar 25

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    Heartland - I Loved Her First Look at the two of you dancing that way Lost in the moment and each others face So much in love your alone in this place Like there's nobody else...
    sherrianna sherrianna 18-21, F Apr 7

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    I love acting singing and dancing. But I never have the time anymore.. Or the self esteem. One of my goals is to do a play with one of the community theatre companies before I...
    CassandraAleta CassandraAleta 18-21, F 2 Responses Mar 18

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    Certainly do love dancing! Party or disco.
    Bluejec19 Bluejec19 41-45, F Mar 18