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It’s been weeks of almost no exercise, combined with far too much food/snacks. As a result, the blog has been sorely neglected – I’m not good at dealing with things not going exactly according to plan, far less actually writing about it. 824 more words


Getting So Much Better All The Time

This past Friday night Lord Junior had taken on the responsibility of teaching the Hustle class, much to his chagrin (the man really dislikes Hustle for some reason). 1,950 more words


The Importance of Creative Movement

At the end of my Mama & Me dance class last week one of the mothers asked me when I was going to begin teaching some “moves” to the students. 393 more words

Walking Like Each Other's Ghosts Around These Silent Streets

This being New Year’s Day and all (again, I’m putting this up on a holiday. I must either be crazy, or I enjoy this way more than I let on…), I suppose it’s only fitting to spend a moment reflecting on how the last year in dance has gone. 2,087 more words


Dancing at Christmas

Today’s guest blogger is Mr. Freddie Ciampi, the owner and head instructor of Social Graces Ballroom Dance Studio in Berryville, Virginia.

This holiday season I encourage you, rather than looking forward to all your new dance moves and techniques, to reflect on why you started dancing in the first place. 284 more words

Frantic Actions Of Insanity

Let’s have a conversation about technique today. Don’t worry, I promise not to make it totally boring…

We’ll start with something I do that people seem to find funny: lately, there have been a lot of technical things that I have been told that I really need to be working on. 1,492 more words


Brazilian Samba with Monika Molnar

This was a video shot for Monika Molnar’s Samba classes held at Pineapple Dance Studio in London. Monika is an exceptional dancer and the founder of Dance My Way, her dance company that specializes in Samba & Latin Jazz has recently won the second place in the World Championship 2014 at Croatia. 10 more words