Doing The Ballroom Vegas

We’re in the midst of a ballroom dancing craze. “Ballroom dancing in its pure form, as enjoyable social dance between two people, is still practiced in the school classes and, maybe, at health clubs. People of all ages and shapes like to move their bodies, and to do so in supportive, friendly, nonjudgmental contexts. The present-day ballroom mania, however, is far from such innocence. Most of these contests and films and television shows emphasize competition based on the flashiest moves and glitziest costumes: Las Vegas meets ice dancing. “