Tag: waltz

"DWTS" Week 4 Recap: Thanks for the Memories (and Please Pass the Tissues)

Not to pull a Captain Obvious or anything, but the “Most Memorable Year” episode of “Dancing with the Stars” is always, um, super-memorable. Each celeb performs in a number that recalls (often painful or extremely difficult) personal memories, and the result is an emotional doozy. Celebs are crying, pro partners are crying, I’m not crying, […]

"DWTS" Week 2 Recap: The First Cut Is the Deepest

“Dancing With the Stars” doesn’t mess around—we’re only two weeks in and the eliminations have already begun. Not to mention, it seems like everyone is injured. But the show must go on, as it did last night. After all, there’s a Mirrorball at stake! From the rhinestones, to the spray tans, to the first elimination […]

Well, This Is an Absolutely Stunning Glimpse at Life as a Ballroom Dancer

The biggest takeaway from this gorgeous video chronicling the road to ballroom brilliance? Even world champions sweat—a ton. National and world champs Oskar Wojciechowski and Karolina Holody created this short film to, as they say on their Facebook page, “chronicle our journey to be the best. It captures the essence of what it’s like to […]

Bradley Cooper's Ballroom Skills

So, if we started doing a weekly “Ellen DeGeneres amazingness” update, would you all be OK with that? Yes? Good. I thought so. In that case, here’s this week’s installment: Bradley Cooper taught Ellen how to waltz on her show a few days ago. That sounds strange out of context, but if you’ve seen Silver […]

Ready to Party Like It's 1799?

The Twist. The Hustle. The Running Man. The Macarena. The Dougie. The Gangnam Style. Here at DS, it’s safe to say we’ve never met a dance craze we haven’t loved. But did you know that the original dance craze was…wait for it…the waltz? Yup. Way back in the 19th century, everyone was waltzing up a […]