Have you ever felt your spirits sink a little at the thought of having to invest in a new pair of Latin dance shoes? You’re not alone! Arguably one of the most important purchases a dancer will ever make, the task can seem a daunting one.
If you’re on the hunt for the perfect pair of ballroom dance shoes, then we’re talking about the most classic style: patent leather lace-up Oxfords. It is often said that men have an easier time buying professional dance shoes than their partners. Not having to navigate the dizzy heights of the stiletto means fewer choices.
It’s almost that time of year again! If you’re wondering what sort of gifts your Ballroom and Latin dancing friends might adore, look no further. We’ve asked our team to get their ideas together, and put it to the vote. These are the most practical, useful, and thoughtful gift ideas for your dance-loving nearest and
When it comes to Cha-Cha figures, everyone has their favourites. Whether it’s one that is particularly enjoyable to perform, one that took superhuman effort to master, or whether it’s the one that first gave you that wonderful ‘ah-ah’ moment as the rhythm clicked into place, there are some moves that hold a special place in
Last month we joined some of the world’s finest ballroom dancers for the International Dance Championships at the Royal Albert Hall. Taking place on October 11th, the glittering event was the date in our 2018 events diary.
This year, Ray Rose is getting in on the Black Friday action again, and we’re throwing ourselves in at the deep end, with enormous discounts being offered on some of our lines. We’ll be teasing which products will be getting the Black Friday treatment in the lead up to the sale, so stay tuned to
As the days get colder, the dancing season gets hotter. And it doesn’t get much hotter than the British National Dance Championships, which are running from Thursday 15th until Saturday 17th November in Blackpool’s Winter Gardens. This event is a celebration of all things Latin and Ballroom. If that in itself hasn’t tempted you to
At Ray Rose, we take pride in creating stylish, comfortable, high performance Ballroom and Latin dance shoes. So, we are always delighted to receive positive feedback from respected professional dancers and dance teachers, such as Grace Cinque-White.
Unless you’re already familiar with a specific style and brand of shoe, buying dance shoes online can be tricky. This is because each style will fit slightly differently, with a daunting choice of strap styles, heel heights and width fittings to cater for all shapes and sizes. Sizes can also vary slightly between brands.
Becoming an accomplished male Ballroom dancer takes ambition, commitment and focus. Hours of training and practice are required to gain the strength, elegance and perfect technique that will attract the finest dance partners, enabling you to progress at competition level. This level of intense training requires high performance dance shoes.