Dance Information - Useful Links & Featured Articles

Useful Links & Dance Information

Useful Links

Featured Articles on Dancing

Here we post useful and interesting information about ballroom dancing, including information on Dancing for Good Health & Longevity, as well as other topics. If you wish to write and contribute an original article for potential publication on this website, please e-mail

Dancing is The Healthiest of Exercises. That has been scientifically and medically proved. Expert studies have confirmed that dancing promotes good health and longevity, staves off Alzheimers and so many other deseases, and actually slows the aging of your bones, muscles, and brain.

Several articles on this subject, provided courtesy of the National Office of USA Dance, Inc., are included below, along with other articles on dance topics that we think you may find interesting.

Ballroom Dance–It’s Good For You

Calories Per Hour of Continuous Dancing:

This article is reprinted here by permission of the author and USA Dance, Inc.


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Why Dance? Health Benefits of Ballroom Dancing (Brochure)

Dancing is a wonderful way to add years to your life and life to your years!

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Download as a PDF Document: Why Dance? Health Benefits of Ballroom Dancing – Trifold Brochure from USA Dance


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The Benefits of Dancing

Great chart listing the many Physical, Intellectual, Artistic, Social, and Individual benefits of Dancing:

Ballroom Dancing Fights Age-Related Memory Loss

This article is reprinted here by permission of USA Dance, Inc.


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Count Down to Our Next Competition - February 9, 2019

USA Dance National Qualifying Event (NQE)

World DanceSport Federation (WDSF)

The Royal Palm DanceSport Championships NQE
on February 9, 2019 in Sunny South Florida will be the
First USA Dance National Qualifying Event (NQE) in Florida!!
Open to the World!   WDSF Open Standard Events Included!

The Annual USA Dance Royal Palm DanceSport Competition,
sponsored & organized by USA Dance, Royal Palm Chapter # 6016, and now in it's 16th year,
is one of the most highly regarded
dancesport competitions in Florida and in the United States.
We welcome Amateur, Pro/Am, Teacher/ Student, and Professional competitor couples
from around the United States, Canada, and the World!

Competition Sponsors & Principal Donors:

See List of Scholarship Donors

The Catherine & Francis Burzik FoundationUSA Dance, Royal Palm Chapter
Goldcoast Ballroom


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