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The Story Behind the Dance Daze Dance Boards Brand

Every brand has a story, right? Following is a bit of the story of Dance Daze Dance Boards. After the pandemic hit, and after we knew that it was going to last a little longer than we may have originally believed, Dance Daze Dance Boards Co-founder Saumirah McWoodson had gotten into the habit of creating free digital content for kids every week. She was reading stories and creating educational movement videos (find these on YouTube!) and she was even doing a weekly Instagram Live Ballet Barre class every Monday night. Additionally, Saumirah even started a fully virtual dance program, called Dance Daze Online for which she eventually recorded nearly 100 dance classes for children ages 2 to 10 between April...

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3 Tips for Using Dance Daze Dance Boards for Dancing at Home

We love that our dance boards can be used indoors or outdoors, on a variety of surfaces. Dance Daze Dance Boards can be used on carpet, tile, hard wood, linoleum, on grass, dirt, or pavement, and more! Below are a few tips for using Dance Daze Dance Boards for improving your dance technique. Use Our Jet Setter Board for Spins Our smallest board -- The Jet Setter -- is great for practicing non-traveling movements. For example, The Jet Setter is perfect for improving balancing on one leg, spins, and illusion tricks. Use a Sprung Board for Jumping or Tap Dancing Our sprung dance boards are great for practicing non-locomotive jumps and for tap dancing. Our sprung Dance Daze Dance Boards --...

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Why I'm Already Planning My Next Vacation

Let's than two weeks ago, I was in the city (of San Francisco, to be exact) for a quick weekend getaway. Though my weekend was filled with hikes and sight-seeing, it was still a vacation for me. But, more importantly, it was an experience of being in an environment that it outside of my regularly scheduled programming that helped to re-invigorate my creativity. That's one of the many reasons that I love traveling. (Side note: I finally let myself watch The World's Most Amazing Vacation Rentals on Netflix, and let's just say, I intend to be traveling a little farther than across the bridge to SF in 2022!) Besides getting to experience different people and different cultures (YES, even going...

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I used to worry about this.

Every single photo of me posing on a Dance Daze Dance Board ™ is outside. On top of that, I only have a few videos, likely amounting to fewer than 20 seconds in all, showing me dancing on one of my boards indoors. And maybe that would be alright, except that our dance boards function perfectly well indoors as much as they do outdoors. And, when I talk about DDDB, our passion for spreading positivity, our desire to celebrate color and diversity, and our fantastic, handmade products, I want to tell everyone about all of the benefits. So, for a long time, it really bothered me that my reality is as it is: I really don't like the idea of people anywhere...

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Benefits of Our Sprung Dance Boards

Did you know that we have two collections of dance boards to choose from? Our original collection of dance boards includes The Jet Setter, The Cosmopolitan, and The Sacramento. Each of these boards are great because they're so simple and perfect for a variety of dance styles. However, we are absolutely LOVING our newest collection of sprung dance boards! Our sprung dance boards are The District and The Manhattan. So why are our portable sprung dance boards so great? Here are a few reasons: Our sprung boards have pieces of foam attached to the bottom so that the board gives a feeling of "floating" or a slight spring when dancing on them. Our sprung dance boards help to absorb shock....

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