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the movement playlist: sweet sunny days
Dance Music

The Movement Playlist #5: Sweet Sunny Days

About the Playlist This playlist was originally made for my Thursday ‘Ballet Fusion’ class, however it pretty much captures the mood of a typical evening for me. Perhaps it’s the feeling that it’s almost the weekend and it’s finally sunny? I think so. I’ll just leave this here. Enjoy.…

May 6, 2016
journey back to dance #3: mental and physical preparation
Dance Gyrotonic Tips

Take Home Tips #1: For Dancers

Here are a few tips my dance clients receive during and after a GYROTONIC® class that I would like to share. These tips are essentially all taught during a dance class, however, private and semi-private training allows an individual to focus on the areas that need more improvement to provide even more depth…

March 1, 2016
journey back to dance #3: mental and physical preparation
Dance

A Journey Back to Dance #3: Preparation

It’s important to adhere both mental and physical preparation especially when returning back to dance and performing. There are quite a few ways to mentally and physically prepare for a journey back to dance. Whether you’ve taken a year or a week off, your body and mind will…

February 16, 2016
movement playlist #3: repetition
Dance Music

Movement Playlist #3: Repetition

Check out this month’s tunes and quick facts on repetition. About the Playlist “Could you repeat that?” is a bit jazzy, a bit ‘gooey’ with some gentle repetition. However, it does not include the greats such as Steve Reich or Phillip Glass as the playlist is kept short…

January 27, 2016
Dance Music

Movement Playlist #2: Short Days, Long Nights

 Presenting you the 2nd dose of my current musical rotation followed by a few insights about music and movement. About the playlist I wanted a mixture of tunes to serve as an alarm clock (especially in the pitch black), a motivator (within the 3 hours of sunlight), and…

November 26, 2015
Dance Music

Movement Playlist #1: A Musical Debut

Now introducing Movement Playlists– for teachers, choreographers, movers, anyone. What a favorite pastime– listening to music. Maybe I was a musician in my past life or maybe I will be a DJ in the next one (ha). Either way, I love making and sharing playlists. Along with sharing…

October 29, 2015
Dance

A Journey Back to Dance #2: Taking Class

Going back to class, sticking with it, and loving it is mentally and physically hard work. What’s really different now (as I return) is how I think during each class. There are very good options for dancers based here in London. However, it’s usually useful to know which class to attend. Thanks…

October 22, 2015
Dance

A Journey Back to Dance #1: Dance and Career Support

Today’s Focus: Seeking Dance and Career Support This is the just the beginning. Firstly, this blog series, if you will, will consist of short stories to share the ups and downs of the dance world, but then finding the ups again. From psychological and physical struggles…

May 19, 2015