By now many of you have heard of HLT – the Hip Lift Technique, but you may not know that the method started developing over ten years ago!
So let’s take you back, on a stroll or rather a chasse down memory lane and learn a little bit about the history of the man and the events that led HLT- the Hip Lift Technique.
Sam Sodano, the creator of this method has been known as a pioneer for his entire career. His ‘baby’ the Ohio Star Ball was as important as the railroad was to the Industrial Revolution. Ohio Star Ball, united the country, bringing competitors from every region of the U.S and even Canada. When PBS choose Ohio Star Ball as the vehicle to film, “Championship Ballroom Dancing,” Sam’s competition took off like a comet. Each year Sam strove to make his competition, unique, ground-breaking and run like a well-oiled machine all the while keeping in mind that dancing...
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