In May 2020, online classes quickly became one of the best ways for my program to reach students all over the world and throughout the country. In spite of the pandemic, which changed all our lives, I was able to do what I love, and help dancers achieve their goals because of the acceptance of online classes. I was aware that the surface I was dancing on required an exercise mat, and I made sure to have one. I was diligent about warming up properly before class, and I took 1
When people ask me what I do as a dance coach, I find my response slowly transforming into, "I study people's movement, and I teach them how to move better." I work with dancers to enhance what movement is wanted, and diminish or eliminate the movement they don't want. I do not cover up any deficits or weaknesses; I identify them, and I help the dancer strengthen them. I use my education, training, and knowledge as a dancer and instructor, and I help human bodies adapt to mov
This Statement Haunts Everyone... No matter what industry, what position in life, what background; we all come across this question, "Am I Good Enough?". None of us are immune to the way the "good enough" question feels in our bones. What we must focus on is the practice of asking the follow up question, which is... "Why does that matter?" So... Why should "good enough" matter? If your goals are high enough, then "good enough" is not good enough, because "good enough" is neve
First, Remember Why You Train The purpose of training is to repeat a skill again and again, properly, until it becomes automatic and refined. So, it should come as no surprise that taking time off and sustaining your ability and strength as a dancer (or an athlete) is a mutually conflicting condition. The masters can take time off and get back to their level of skill sooner because they have already invested thousands of hours into their training over the span of many years.