Families Who Dance Together Stay Together

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Families Who Dance Together Stay Together

It’s a Family Affair

Here at the Dance Loft we believe that family’s who dance together stay together:)  

Ok, you’ve practiced, rehearsed and performed the most memorable dance of your lives,  now what?  Bring in the entire family to keep the party going with our newest dance package, “It’s a Family Affair.”  

Why be the only one’s at your wedding who can dance when you can get your whole family involved?  This package has been specifically designed to teach not only the renown Father / Daughter & Mother / Son Dances, but also incorporates teaching other members of your immediate family how to get their groove on when it matters most!  

We know that the day of your wedding will fly by like a blur, so why not take some extra time before your big day to connect with those closest to you in a uniquely fun and relaxing way.

It’s a "Family Affair" is a package for up to 8 people which is catered specifically to take care of the whole family’s wedding dancing needs 

Includes :

  • Private family group lessons enjoying
  • Beginner lesson for bride and groom
  • Beginner lesson for family members
  • Beginner lesson for father & daughter, mother & son dance 

$250 for 1.5 hour private lesson

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What kind of love keeps two souls connected throughout an entire lifetime?

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What kind of love keeps two souls connected throughout an entire lifetime?

What is True Love? Not brotherly love, not the love you feel for your children or your parents, but true love? The kind of love that keeps two souls connected until the end of their lives? As I sit here looking back on my life, I’ve noticed my definition of love has changed. In some ways, it has changed slightly. In others, drastically. I won’t begin to assume I have the perfect answer. I have no psychology degrees that qualify me to define true love for you. What I have is a lifetime of both happiness and pain that have defined for me, today, what true love is.

True Love Is Magical, Not Magic

Sure, true love comes with moments you feel you can defy gravity. You and that special person can simply be near each other and everything is perfect. Holding hands in a storm. Smiling each time they cross your mind. Looking forward to the next time you are in each other’s arms. True love is magical, but it’s not magic. Life continually moves on. Just as bad times guarantee good will follow, good times can also be followed by bad. True love does not keep this from happening. It’s not a magic spell that ensures happiness ever after. If held on to though, it will weather all storms with you. When bad times come, true love hasn’t let you down or lost it’s magic. It’s still there, riding the rollercoaster with you.

True Love Is Faith

To be open to true love is to truly be vulnerable. It is allowing yourself that quiet ease that comes with knowing your partner honors and cares for you. It is realizing everything you do has someone’s heart attached. We can worry about the next person that comes along. We can be on guard looking for the one that comes to steal that person away. For men, this is almost ingrained into our psyche. We must defend our love and always be on guard. For those who have been hurt, it comes even harder. Step back and see this; you never lost someone because you weren’t running off everyone else, although you could definitely lose someone by refusing to have faith in them. To grow from love to true love, let go and know that if it is true love, every day they choose you.

True Love Is Reciprocal

True love comes in pairs. The same love and affection shown to you should be what you give back. It is definitely possible to love someone more than they love you. Undoubtedly, someone has loved you more than you love them. True love is both given and received. It is a mutual admiration and bind that both of you have agreed to let flourish. It may not happen overnight. It may not develop in both parties at the same time, but when true love is present, it is gloriously mutual.

True Love Is Accepting

True love accepts flaws and weaknesses. You know everything about that person and welcome it all. They have seen all your pieces and want to be a part of your life. Friends, family, those that mean the most to each of you are all welcome in this equation. Everyone they hold close has been a part of making them the person you adore. Sure you can love someone without loving those important to them, but true love accepts. True love welcomes any healthy relationship that has made you who you are today. Your children could just as well be theirs. Their friends matter just as much as yours.

True Love Is A Choice

Love and passion. Both can come out of nowhere. You can find yourself wrapped up in someone that seems like they were made specifically for you. What comes next, is a choice. Both people choose to devote themselves to the other. Both people choose to be there through good and bad. The fact is, there are many people you could fall in love with. The plain truth is, people can choose to go their separate ways and still lead a fulfilling and happy life. True love is not being incapable of going on without someone, it’s choosing to go on with them, regardless. We go through lives living, experiencing and building. True love is looking back, holding your lover's hand and appreciating you chose to do all that together. I’m no seer, no enlightened soul. All I know is that, to me, these things define true love. Here’s to hoping we all allow ourselves the chance to experience it.~

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Plan a Flash Mob for Your Wedding

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Plan a Flash Mob for Your Wedding

Have you been inspired by those flashmob videos?  

Are you looking to create something truly memorable with your besties or bridal party? - then this package was created for you!  Come together with your friends to create a one-of-a-kind memory for your big day.  Surprise your bride with a Magic Mike inspired groomsmen number. Delight your Groom with a Beyonce inspired Ladies performance. Combine your entire wedding party for a group number that your guests will remember forever. Make a group lesson part of your Bachelor or Bachelorette party activities. The party people package makes for an unforgettable surprise on your wedding day all while bringing you and your friends even closer together.  

Includes: Private group bridal party lessons enjoying

  • choreography for bridal party entrance 
  • choreography for group bridal party surprise number 
  • choreography for a group number with all grooms or all brides 

$250 for 1.5 hour private lesson
 

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Just Knock West Coast Swing - We've got a serious case of the Mondays:)

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Just Knock West Coast Swing - We've got a serious case of the Mondays:)

Gotta case of the Monday's?  Well come to the Dance Loft on Monday nights for our monthly West Coast Swing Lesson & Dance Party featuring the Bay Area's best Westie dancers.  Melissa Rutz teaches a one-of-a-kind intermediate lesson and then DJ's the night away with the latest jams.  This is where beginners rub shoulders with all stars all in a social, relaxed, fun and inspiring evening.  Just Knock and come on in!

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Relationship Therapy through Dance

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Relationship Therapy through Dance

It was an amazing opportunity to join forces with Joy Nordstrom of Joy of Romance in teaching this one day workshop where we explored how couples could strengthen their love through daily rituals and enhanced connection.

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