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Neuroscientists have discovered that between fitness training and dance, although both activities helped reduce the aging process in seniors, only dance was most effective in reversing the signs of aging in the brain!

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These are some of the tiniest dancers in our Rhythm & Grace dance family and therefore, they have different challenges than the older girls.

Read more: Tuesday Combo...

JOIN OUR TUMBING / ACRO CLASS on Wednesdays from 4-5pm!

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Rhythm & Grace proudly offers Pound® fitness!!

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Websites are a constantly ongoing update/upgrade proposition. Ours is no different.

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On the 3rd of December, 2017, the Ballroom/Smooth & Latin/Rhythm students attended Always Dancin's Holiday Rendezvous Showcase, held at Deluca's Place in the Park, in Lorain, Ohio. It was a great event and despite running over by almost 1 1/2 hours, we all had a great time participating in it.

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Our 2017 Halloween Party was a success!

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This year, my students and I hit the Cleveland Dancesport Challenge rather light, but that didn't matter. Here are two videos of the winners of their respective scholarship categories being interviewed after their wins.

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The 8th Annual Riverfront Dancesport Festival will again be held in Cincinnati, Ohio on Saturday, the 6th of January, 2018 - making this our 1st Dancesport event of the year!

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On December, 15th, 2017 - we will once again be honored by a full day of individual Master classes with the incomparable Ray Rivers!

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Join Rhythm & Grace on Sunday, December 3rd, 2017, to cheer on our younger dancers from 1-2pm, then stay and enjoy the activities and snacks provided by the city!

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 Here is a useful little checklist to use for preparation for a Dancesport event or Showcase.

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Plie: with turned out feet and heels firmly on the ground, the dancer bends at the knees, and then straightens them

Releve: dancer rises onto the tips of the toes

Arabesque: dancer stands on one leg, with the other leg extended horizontally backwards

Shuffle: A quick dragging or scraping movement of the feet in tap dancing

Brush: swinging of the foot (forward, backward or diagonally side) hitting only the ball tap in tap dancing