Fordney Foundation

DanceSport, sport, competition, achievement, partnership

The Fordney Foundation is a non-profit foundation for dance sport that was established in May, 2002.
The Fordney Foundation provides young people with a gift for the sport grants that allow them to
train and compete in dance sport competition.


The History of Ballroom Costumes – Part 1

One of the greatest aspects of dance is the wonderful opportunity to look like ‘Prince Charming’ and/or a ‘Princess’ at the ball. It has been that way from the beginning of ballroom dance and its competitions, and hasn’t changed at all in respect to glamour. It is especially true for women. Ballroom dancing is just not […]

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If You Think You Can’t, Think Again

It is customary to make New Year resolutions at the beginning of each year. We hear people do it all the time. You may be one of those people who say it too. It’s not uncommon to hear people say, “this year, I’m turning over a new leaf” or   “I’m going to lose some weight,” exercise […]

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Dance Tidbits – Dances of Mexico, Part 2

Welcome back to Part 2 of the dances of Mexico.  Mexico has some of the most beautiful and richly decorated costumes of any country in the world. I’ve decided to focus on costumes for this blog because the history of the costumes was so interesting.  Also when you see the people/dancers wearing the wonderful, traditional costumes […]

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Loren Silverman and Gabriella Sigal at Colina Middle School  


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