Wednesday, February 20, 2013
The free event is open to the public and urges healthier living through fun activities such as dance.
Looking for a dance partner? Loudoun residents will have no trouble finding one at the family friendly “National Day of Dance for Your Health” from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, Feb 23, at the National Conference Center in Lansdowne. “This is a free family fun event. Everyone is invited to come and jump around and learn about dance as a way for exercise,” said Melissa Ozmar, a spokeswoman for Reston Hospital Center, one of the hospitals involved in the event nationwide. Through the Spirit of Women Hospital Network, the National Day of Dance connects dozens of hospitals throughout the United States, encouraging people to use a relatively easy form of exercise such as dance as a means for healthier living. Along with a healthy diet, …
Friday, February 17, 2012
The grand opening, which was originally scheduled for this week, has been moved to Thursday, March 1.
(UPDATED on 2/17/12 at 3 p.m.) The opening of a new Leesburg dance studio has been pushed back to March 1 due to a few minor speedbumps, said Studio Owner and Instructor Adam King. Mayor Kristen Umstattd will officiate a ribbon cutting to celebrate the grand opening, which King invites the entire community to attend. The Dance King Studio, located at 26 W. Market Street, will be open three nights a week where guests will be able to learn dances such as the Argentine Tango, Salsa and Swing. King said he wanted his studio to revolve specifically around these three dances, which always bring the dance floor alive. “It’s a recreational activity, exercise and social all in one,” King said, regarding the dances he’ll teach once he officially …
Friday, November 11, 2011
The charity dance will support Loudoun Interfaith Relief, the largest and only nutritious food pantry in Loudoun County.
Friday, November 11, 2011
The Town of Leesburg Parks and Recreation Department has partnered with Loudoun Interfaith Relief to offer its 6th annual charity dance and food drive at Ida Lee Recreation Center Friday evening from 7 to 10 p.m. Donations of non-perishable food and goods will be collected in lieu of admission to be distributed through Interfaith Relief. Monetary donations will also be accepted. “Especially this year as the holidays approach, we wanted to offer a way for people to reach out to those who are in need of assistance,” said Rich Williams, director of Leesburg’s Parks and Recreation Department. “We encourage everyone to come enjoy a night of dancing and do a world of good.” The three hour event starts at 7 p.m. with an introductory Rumba …