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  1. The End Of An Era – A Tribute to Teddy

    My father Theodore Adelson came into this world in March 1927 and yesterday, he passed way leaving a legacy that was amazing. He grew up in Cambridge, MA. and graduated from Harvard College and then served in the Navy. He had his share of challenges as he lost both of his parents in 1955 and his brother Norman who died at the age of 18 from a hunting accident. He had two sisters – Marion and Phyllis. Teddy got married in 1949 to Florence Cohen who is still living. He had his first child Robert in 1952. I, Steven came into the world in 1955 followed by my sister Carol in 1958. My father worked for Filene's Basement in the shoe department as a shoe buyer before opening up his famous shoe store, Teddy Shoes in 1957. He started his business with $11,000 with the promise from his parents that he would pay rent if he made money.
  2. The Practice Guide to Solo Dancing

    When you are in between lessons and do not have the opportunity to receive additional instruction from your dance instructor, there is a wonderful book that has come out that can provide you with the steps to improve your ballroom dancing alone.
  3. What makes a dance shoe different than a regular street shoe?

    What makes a dance shoe different than a regular street shoe? This question is one I hear alot from clients. Simply, dance shoes provide the flexibility, support and comfort that an ordinary shoe can't provide. Also, the sole is critical to the movement and performance of the shoe. Depending on the kind of dance, shoes are designed differently. For example, a shoe used for zumba dance will be completely different than a shoe intended for hip hop dancing.
  4. New Teddy Shoes Commercial

    Teddy Shoes, Inc. has a new video that is up on our website and on our other social media channels -- Blog, Facebook, Instagram, Twitter and You-Tube. Please check it out! https://youtu.be/5u4lFw_Ycgs
  5. Boston Dance Alliance is Inclusion

    Boston Dance Alliance is committed to opening doors to dance. Their free referrals for dancers with disabilities and those who want to work with them are only possible because of your generous support.
  6. CAPEZIO DONATES 1,000 PAIRS OF NEW BALLET SLIPPERS TO BDA!

    Capezio has made an incredible gesture of support to Boston Dance Alliance, which believes that no one should be unable to participate in dance activity just because they can’t afford the equipment.
  7. New Spanish Dance Suppliers

    Four months have passed since my recent trip to Barcelona and my wonderful vacation that turned into a very productive business trip. The fruits of my labor with two important new dance suppliers Happy Dance and Menkes have now been sewn.
  8. Come celebrate Rumba y Timbal on their 10 Year Anniversary Party!

    Roberto Figueroa is the Artistic Director of Rumba y Timbal Dance Studio. He is celebrating the 10th anniversary of his dance school and is hosting a party on Saturday June 3 between 4 to 11 p.m. at 7 Temple St. Cambridge, MA. 02139.