Dancers Breaking All the Rules

July 1, 2012

Dancers, like professional models or athletes, are hyper-aware of age.  For most jobs, the age of 65 is the benchmark for retirement, but in our profession, “old”  is often used to refer to anyone over the age of thirty!  That is why these individuals are so amazing!

94-Year-Old Woman (Matilda Klein) Wows Judges With Her Ballroom Quick-Step

Here’s another one: 84 year old Bette Calman teaches 11 Yoga classes a week: 

Bette Calman, 83 Year Old Yoga Instructor

Here’s an article from the UK about dancers in their 90’s: 

John Lowe: Started dancing at age 79



So, the moral here is that it is never too late!

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2 Responses to Dancers Breaking All the Rules

  1. Paul & Louise Giuliano
    September 29, 2014 at 6:33 pm

    We are national ten-dance ballroom champions at ages 65 and 70. We feel we still have a lot to work on in the future, and it is inspiring to see other dancers who have conquered aging.

    • September 29, 2014 at 8:14 pm

      Paul & Louise, we’d love to see some of your videos!