Curious about Competition???

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Heard about Ballroom Dance Competitions, and think you might want to get your feet wet?  Here are the answers to some Frequently Asked Questions – take a peek, and see if this just might be for you! Q: Am I good enough to compete? A: You are good enough to …

Meet the Family: Maria Batson!

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Name: Maria Batson Town you live in: Hollis, NH When did you start dancing? July 2018 How did you get into ballroom? I love dancing and Ed and I were looking for a way to spend time together. Which dance do you enjoy the most? Both the Hustle and Swing. …

Meet the Family: Ed Heiner!

PaperMoon Dance Center Student of the Week

Name: Ed Heiner Town you Live In: Nashua, NH When did you start dancing? Nov 2017 How did you get into ballroom? A friend suggested that I try it. I had been thinking about doing it before, but she recommended PaperMoon. Which dance do you enjoy the most? Swing and …

Meet the Family: Diane Shamis

PaperMoon Dance Center Student of the Week

Name: Diane Shamis Town I Live In: Bedford, NH When I Started Dancing: I started ballroom dance classes at PaperMoon this summer, 2018. How I Got Into Ballroom: I was interested in trying ballroom because I enjoy participating in, and watching, other kinds of dance (ballet and tap dance). My …

Meet the Family: Bob Barringer

PaperMoon Dance Center Student of the Week

Name: Bob Barringer Town I Live In: Merrimack, NHWhen I Started Dancing: May of 2011 How I Got Into Ballroom: I had done some Swing dancing a long time ago, and I was looking for something fun to do with my wife. My Favorite Dance: Waltz, but this varies with …

Meet the Family: Val Manha

PaperMoon Dance Center Student of the Week

Name: Valerie L. Manha Town you Live In: Manchester, NH When I started dancing: I’ve been dancing ballet for almost 17 years, and ballroom for about 5 years. How I got into ballroom: Some friends from my ballet studio were in an Argentine Tango formation and they needed one more …

“I’m not good enough to come to a Social Dance yet!”

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“I’m not good enough to come to a Social Dance yet!” It’s amazing how many times I’ve heard people say this. This mentality is a huge obstacle to both your learning and enjoying ballroom dance! We recommend a three-pronged approach to learning ballroom. Group classes are an inexpensive way to …

Meet the Family: Dick Mehlhorn!

PaperMoon Dance Center Student of the Week

Name: Richard (Dick) Mehlhorn Town you Live In: Merrimack, NH When did you start dancing? January 2018 How did you get into ballroom? A gift from Santa Claus. Which dance do you enjoy the most? Foxtrot and Salsa (so far). What is your favorite dance memory? Each Group Lesson. What …

Meet the Family: Betty Mehlhorn!

PaperMoon Dance Center Student of the Week

Name: Betty Ann Mehlhorn Town you Live In: Merrimack, NH When did you start dancing? January 2018 How did you get into ballroom? Christmas gift from Santa Which dance do you enjoy the most? Whichever one we are doing. What is your favorite dance memory? Any combination of steps completed …

Student of the Week: Edziu Sentkowski

PaperMoon Dance Center Student of the Week

Name: Edziu Sentkowski Town you Live In: I live in Derry. When did you start dancing? I started dancing 10 years ago. How did you get into ballroom? I got into ballroom because my daughter got married and I thought I had to do a formal dance so I learned …

Student of the Week: Bob Lilley

PaperMoon Dance Center Student of the Week

Name: Bob Lilley Town you Live In: Merrimack How long have you been dancing? About a year How did you get into ballroom? I asked a friend to go to a black tie dinner dance. She said no, because she was all left feet. We started looking around for lessons. …

Student of the Week – Kathryn W.

PaperMoon Dance Center Student of the Week

Name: Kathryn Town you Live In: Hollis, NH How long have you been dancing? I started taking group lessons in January 2017. How did you get into ballroom? Learning to dance has always been on my “to do” list, and I decided this was the year to start my journey. …

Student of the Week – Arthur Green

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Name: Arthur Green Town you Live In: Sandown How long have you been dancing? Longer than I care to admit… should better at it. How did you get into ballroom? My buddy at work pretty much forced me and Donna into it. Which dance do you enjoy the most? Foxtrot. …

Student of the Week – Jackie Wydra

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Name: Jackie Wydra Town: Mont Vernon How long have you been dancing? I was an avid line dancer throughout college but began ballroom a little over a year ago. How did you get inot ballroom? I’ve wanted to try ballroom dancing since my college years but was too nervous. Then, …

Ed Sullivan

Student of the Week – Edward Sullivan

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Town you Live In: Nashua  How long have you been dancing: 18 weeks  How did you get into ballroom? I’ve always wanted to be that guy! You know, the one that could really dance a Waltz or Foxtrot at a wedding and everyone would just stand back and watch!  Which dance …

Dear Friends,

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It is with difficulty that I write this letter; but unfortunately both our studio rent and health insurance rates will go up significantly in 2017.  Ray and I absolutely love what we do, and we love each and every one of you; however, in order to be able to cover …