Dance Momma Drama!

The ups and downs and misadventures of a crazy dance mom

Yesterday’s deal of the day in Lexington… October 25, 2011

Yesterday LivingSocial, one of the group coupon sites, ran a special at Kentucky Dancesport for one month of unlimited Zumba, Turbokick, or PiYo.  They also offered two free ballroom or latin private lessons with this deal.  When did Dancesport come to Lexington?  Well, because curiousity usually kills my checkbook, I decided to purchase the PiYo deal just beccause I want to see what it’s all about, and I saw that one of the students at my daughter’s studio is teaching there.

Now, I know there is a huge difference between “social dance” where my daughter learns, and the sanctioned DanceSport organization.  The term “dancesport” traditionally applies to international style of ballroom or Latin dance only, and limits choreography.  This is the olympic style of ballroom and Latin dance.  So I must check this out.

No worries…my daughter will be staying at her current studio.  We are VERY happy there, and I am committed financially until the end of time.  But…it never hurts to be nosy and check things out!


Dance her-story August 28, 2011

Filed under: dance history,Uncategorized — dancemomma @ 11:14 pm

Before any of you think we are studio jumpers, let me give you a little history of
LuLu’s dance journey.  She began at the tender age of two at a studio where the teenaged teachers would discuss their
weekend dates over our kiddo’s heads.  Mommy was pretty concerned when her two year old was telling me what
Miss Point-Your-Toes did over the weekend instead of what she learned in class (come to find out, “Dime and Nickel-toes studio owner was one of these teens discussing who she kissed over my two year old’s head so many years ago.)  After a year of dealing with this, a new
studio in town opened, so I carted my three year old over to the year old studio in town that everyone seemed to love.
Fast forward four years of not moving forward, yet another new studio opened up in town, “Dime and Nickel-toes.”
The studio owner had a strict “no dual studio” policy because of the other two studios in town, and of course me, the rebel, broke all the rules and
took my lovely daughter to “the big city” for ballroom lessons.  Little did I know LuLu’s loyalties would fall with the ballroom studio and the rest would be her-story.