Posted on July 23 2019Dance is a passion. Some compete. Some perform. Some teach. Some dance socially. Some do it all. But once you start, no matter which route you take, the dance takes over. It becomes more than just a hobby and the phrase “I can’t, I have dance” becomes a regular part of your vocabulary.
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Posted on May 17 2019Beneath a bright sun and the fronds of palm trees, the streets are packed with floats and people moving to the beat of the drum, tamborim, and the ganzá. The energy rises in waves, hotter than the sun beating down on the pavement. People are singing, laughing, dancing, moving with the joy of the dance and the joy of being alive. This is Carnaval in Rio. And this is Samba.
Posted on February 02 2019Well, alright. It’s February. And it’s still winter. And winter nights are perfect for many things, such as being at the studio, sleeping, and watching movies. To that end, here’s a list of some of our favourite dance scenes in movies (in no particular order!).
Posted on February 01 2019
"The problem is not making up the steps, but deciding which ones to keep." —Mikhail Baryshnikov
Perhaps you’ve been dancing amateur or pro-am or socially and riding this beautiful adventure through shows and competitions. And at some point through all these steps, you’ve wondered if this is something you should keep. But keep professionally.
Posted on September 04 2018It’s not called dancesport for nothing. And like any other sport, injury can occur -- but there are things that you can do to minimize the chances. Here's what some professional dancers had to say.
- Hydration: Guest Blog Post
Oct 29 2019
As dancers we train hard and we compete hard. And sometimes in the heat of the competition it's easy to let a thing like hydration slip. Melanie Bussiere of New Again Fitness has written an excellent article on the subject so this month we're sharing her advice on why it's important to stay hydrated.
- Don't Stop the Music: Dancing With Orthotics
Oct 27 2019
Dancers love their feet. But we are hard on them. Very hard on them. Especially if we’re doing our Rumba walks properly. Show that floor no mercy. And we do it in heels. We know all about cramps and bunions and blisters and pinched nerves. But with the right pair of dance shoes and supportive tools we can protect our feet and keep them comfortable, so we can perform to the best of our ability. This is why many of our customer use orthotics in their dance shoes.
- Fall Collection 2019
Oct 02 2019
Dancers! Fall is here and we are so excited to present the latest additions to our collection! Without further ado...here they are!
- Live to Dance, Dance to Live: Dancing for Passion & Health
Jul 23 2019
Dance is a passion. Some compete. Some perform. Some teach. Some dance socially. Some do it all. But once you start, no matter which route you take, the dance takes over. It becomes more than just a hobby and the phrase “I can’t, I have dance” becomes a regular part of your vocabulary.
- The Benefits of Being an iLoveDanceShoes Affiliate!
Mar 06 2019
Are you a dance school or studio looking to offer quality dance shoes to your students? Find the perfect shoe for you and your students through our affiliate program and earn a commission on all sales along with many other benefits. Read on for all the details!
- Where to Dance in Montreal
Oct 06 2018
If you’re in Montreal and looking for a place to get your groove on, we have some suggestions! Quite a few, actually. Because really -- what is life without some music and dancing? And we’ve updated the list!
- How to take care of your dance shoes
Sep 19 2018
High quality dance shoes are an investment and dancers are not easy on their footwear. You'll want to make sure that you look after every single pair of dance shoes you invest in to ensure that you get the maximum amount of wear out of them.
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