Post-Performance Recovery

Post-Performance Recovery Sore muscles and sweat coming out of every pore. Sound Familiar? Take it from someone who has done and coordinated hundreds of performances - I have probably felt every ache, swelling, and inflammation there is to experience after a dance performance. Whether it is dancing on stage for three minutes or three hours, there is ALWAYS sweat and soreness involved. Here are some tips I learned over the years for a speedy recovery so you can go back to school/work on Monday morning post-performance weekend. STRETCH. STRETCH. STRETCH. Wait - did I say

November 18th, 2018|Categories: Uncategorized|

Lessons Learned from Being a Dance Instructor

Anyone can be a dancer but not everyone can be a teacher. That is the TRUTH. Thinking back to grade school, there are two types of teachers that stand out. The really GOOD ones and the really BAD ones. I have been choreographing and teaching dance for the majority of my life, but I never had a consistent class until we started the studio. Then, I had about 5- 8  consistent classes a week! It has definitely been a roller coaster with a lot of ups & downs (definitely more ups than downs), and a lot of self-awareness in between...

November 11th, 2018|Categories: Uncategorized|

Changing the World – One Dance Student at a Time

“Great changes in the destiny of mankind can be effected only in the minds of little children.” — Sir Herbert Read If you want to make a difference in the world - start with a kid. People are always looking to make their mark in the world; trying to change things, trying to change people. The realization dawned on me that, to make a real change in the world, you have to start with those who are receptive to learning, receptive to positive influences without any former bias, and receptive to trying new things...

November 4th, 2018|Categories: Uncategorized|