Welcome to The Ballroom Odyssey

Inspiration, Community, and Resource

 

The Ballroom Dance World seeks to provide everything you need to know about your ballroom life- from social parties to dancesport. Our primary purpose is to provide you not only with resources, but also an inspriation and a community.

Please look around and share your favorite blog posts! New ones are updated weekly.

 


 

Life Perspectives: Dancing with Gratitude

Now, what? I used to love dace, I used to be excited about it, I used to have such passion –how am I not anymore? I used to have such a presence on the floor, but I’ve lost it? How can I keep centered admists...more

 

 

 


 

S.M.A.R.T.E.R Goals

Ballroom Dancing, just like any other art, takes persistence and dedication. In order to be at your personal best, you have to consistently challenge yourself to become a better person and dancer. One of the best ways to do so, is to establish S.M.A.R.T.E.R. short, medium, and long-term goals for yourself. But where where do you start? ...more

 


 

Using Routines and Choreography on the Dancefloor

One of the most difficult, and sometimes terrifying, skills Leads are asked to do is memorize routines or choreography. At first the lead has a limited repertoire, but over time, simply remembering a long list of moves you have mastered seems tedious. Whether you are a social dancer or competitive dancer, routines are essential to helping you navigate the floor and increase your sense of confidence –even when you know that you...more