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November Sale Guide

Posted by Jaden McKell on

We are so excited for the holiday season — visiting with family and friends, enjoying good food, seeing the lights, and shopping holiday sales! From World Children's Day and Thanksgiving to Black Friday and Cyber Monday, there are so many ways to save this month. Check out the details of our November sale events so you don’t miss out on these amazing deals!*   November 20: World Children's Day Sale On Friday, November 20, get 20% off all children's dancewear! This includes shoes, tights, tutus, leotards, lyrical dresses, hair accessories, and more. Our children's sizes range from around 0-14 and...

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Plus Size Dance Wear (Because There Are Some Curves We Don’t Want to Flatten)

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Curvy figures are often considered the picturesque feminine ideal, but that doesn’t always mean it’s easy to find dance wear that fits. If you have a curvy body type, you should typically choose semi-fitted pieces that softly follow your curves, emphasize your waistline, and highlight your décolletage. We’ve outlined some quick tips and suggestions for finding flattering Latin and ballroom dresses below. If you’re looking specifically for plus size dance wear, scroll to the bottom of our blog for a few options, or visit the new Plus Size collection on our website. Emphasize your waistline. Your waist should always be...

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Introducing LipSense Lip Colors!

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Have you heard of LipSense®? Designed by SeneGence®, LipSense is a unique line of long-lasting liquid lip colors — and when we say long-lasting, we mean long. These colors last anywhere between 4 and 18 hours, making them perfect for those extra long competition days! The product is waterproof and doesn’t smear off, rub off, or sweat off. On top of being vegan, LipSense is also GMO-free, cruelty-free, gluten-free, wax-free, lead-free, and made in the USA. It’s versatile, so you can mix shades to create a number of effects. It also works to restore the moisture content in your lips,...

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Tips for Your First Ballroom Dance Competition

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Preparing for a ballroom dance competition can be nerve-wracking, especially if it’s your first one! From last-minute costume tweaks and makeup tutorials to hotel reservations and paperwork, there are so many things you have to take care of before the big day. We’ve gathered a few tried-and-true tips from Jeravae, a fellow dancer and the owner of Jeravae International, to help you feel more confident during your first competition experience. Read on for our beginner’s preparation guide!  Have your hair done by a professional. You’ll really appear like you know what you’re doing if you look put together. Because of...

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Nutrition Tips for Ballroom Dancers

Posted by Dan Syme on

In last month’s blog post, we discussed several at-home exercises dancers can do to help keep their bodies in shape. The truth is that a well-planned diet is just as important! Good nutrition helps prevent weak bones, muscle loss, stress-related injuries and chronic fatigue. Plus, a balanced diet can help you maintain a healthy weight, maximize your dance capabilities and provide long-lasting energy during those long competition days. We know fueling your body isn’t always easy, so to help you receive proper nutrition (especially around competition time), we’ve provided a few helpful tips. Read on to learn from dietitians, health...

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