Posted on December 01 20191920. The beginning of what would come to be known as the Roaring Twenties and the Jazz Age. World War I had ended and the world was giddy, full of euphoria. And the Foxtrot, Peabody, and Charleston are reflections of that.
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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.
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.
- All that Jazz: La Classique du Quebec 2020!
Jan 15 2020
It’s almost time for La Classique du Québec -- the most prestigious dance championship in Canada! From February 13 to February 16 the crème de la crème of talented dancers from all over the world will take to the floor at the Hotel Bonaventure in downtown Montreal. Whether you come to dance or to spectate, this is an event you do not want to miss. If you’re participating, don’t forget to order your shoes as soon as possible to ensure you receive them in time!
- Falls Premier Ball 2020 is HERE!
Jan 15 2020
At the end of January, Niagara Falls will be even more scintillating than usual! From January 30 to February 2 the North American dance community will arrive for the 20th edition of The Falls Premier Ball. And we'll be there!
- Raining Glitter: A Comp Prep Guide for Beginners
Jan 15 2020
Presentation matters. Obviously, you need to remember your steps and your timing and your breathing (we sometimes forget that part…). But if you’re new to the competition scene, the sight of all the perfect hair, perfect makeup, perfect tans, and stunning costumes might seem daunting -- how do dancers pull it off? Never fear! We’ve put together a prep guide to help get you oriented for everything from makeup to costuming -- for gentlemen and ladies. Let us help you shine even brighter on the floor.
- Gift Ideas for the Dancer On Your Nice List!
Dec 10 2019
‘Tis the season to give and if you’re struggling to find something for the dancer on your list, we have some suggestions for you! For a start, here are some of our bestselling shoes from 2019.
- Holiday Dinner & Dancing in Montreal
Dec 01 2019
If you’re in Montreal over the holidays and looking for a place to get your groove on, we have some suggestions! Quite a few, actually. Because really -- what’s a holiday without some music and dancing?
- A Little Party Never Hurt Nobody: Dances of the 1920s
Dec 01 2019
1920. The beginning of what would come to be known as the Roaring Twenties and the Jazz Age. World War I had ended and the world was giddy, full of euphoria. And the Foxtrot, Peabody, and Charleston are reflections of that.
- 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.
- 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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