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Inside this month:

Tips on technique
Ballroom and Latin teacher James Whitehead looks at some of the differences between the ballroom and Latin American holds

The spirit of remembrance
Marianka Swain explores dance during World War I and recommends centenary events

Taking the right steps
Is it right for Amateur competitors to teach other dancers? The rules say no, but evidence suggests that it's happening. Helena Fitoussi looks at both sides of the debate

And much more!

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Government announces new "dance champions":

Friday, 24 September 2010

On August 13, the secretary of state for health, Andy Burnham MP, gave a speech calling for physical activity to be the cornerstone of 21st century health and announced a new government group of “dance champions” working with the Department of Health...

They include “Strictly Come Dancing” stars Arlene Phillips (photograph by Bow Powell), Lisa Snowdon and Darren Bennett, and “Come Dancing” presenter Angela Rippon. The champions will run a national campaign to boost participation in dance in the run-up to the 2012 Olympics.

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