Joel and Clara Marasigan

Archive View: July, 2011

Dancing Requires Energy Plus!
July 20th, 2011

Ballroom Dancing has certainly changed over the years! Just the name itself already gives you a hint to where it has gone: DANCESPORT. Whether you like it or not, Ballroom is definitely more athletic these days. Especially in the IDSF amateur categories, dancers are pushing the limits as to how fast they can go and how far they can move!


Sustainability for the Planet and for Dancing
April 1st, 2009

For me, the whole evening, as well as Earth Hour, was spent reflecting on how to make my life more efficient. Of course, being a dance teacher, coach and fanatic, I started thinking about ways to make my students more energy efficient while dancing. As a professional dancer, when I look out there on the competition floor, I am simply aghast at how much energy is expended on the floor and not used to contribute to a more positive performance! It’s so wasteful that it almost hurts! It’s like having all the lights and appliances in the house turned on, with no one home!


JC Reflections on Snowball
February 22nd, 2009

marcoandjoanne1People go to Snowball for so many different reasons. Some of you go to compete; some of you go to cheer on your friends; some of you just want to sit back, relax and enjoy the show… As coaches, we go for a number of reasons. We go to support our couples; we go to give you reminders and comments that will help you achieve your goals; we go to evaluate your performance