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About the Playlist This playlist was originally made for my Thursday ‘Ballet Fusion’ class, however it pretty much captures the mood of a typical evening for me.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
Music

The Movement Playlist #4: DJ 2 Rooms

Favorite pastime: listening to music from different rooms. About the Playlist Have you ever listened to your favorite track in another room only to realize that there seems to be parts you haven’t noticed before? This could be referred to as ‘the other room effect’ or…

March 28, 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
General Fitness and Well–Being Travel

Travel-Sized Fitness and Well–Being Items

As it’s holiday season, here’s a compiled list of some essential ‘travel-sized’ fitness and well–being items. After hours of getting to the airport, standing around, and flying you’re bound to be exhausted, dehydrated, and pretty sore. Travelling requires being (somewhat) prepared before, during, and after. This could also mean remembering…

December 11, 2015
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