HOW TO PICK THE BEST SONG FOR YOUR FIRST DANCE?

Unless you consider yourself a great dancer, pick a song with a rhythm that’s easy to follow. Keep in mind that you can learn your first dance choreography to any song but it is always easier and faster to learn to a song that has...... Read More

What I Have And You Don’t

A few words about what I have and you don’t… So you took a few classes. You learned a few steps. You know how to do them yet somehow you don’t look like your teacher. You seem to lack something. So you ask yourself a...... Read More

Too Much Rhythm?

I noticed something interesting today as I was teaching a new student who claimed he has no rhythm. He backed up his statement by giving me a short demonstration of what he can do. What I said to him afterwards surprised us both. (It surprised...... Read More

If You Don’t Like What You See In The Mirror

So you just started your classes… Of course you won’t look graceful right away. When you’re just starting your dance learning experience, there is a lot on your mind! You will feel awfully clumsy, disjointed even, and totally uncoordinated. No wonder! What’s constantly on your...... Read More

Your Ego

Heuristically, your brain is learning all movement whether you’re aware of it or not. However, we stand in the way of that process because of our insecurities, our ego. Example: you think you look stupid doing a particular movement therefore you don’t do it (even...... Read More

“I Suck!”

Ok great – you as a student may say – I came to class and I assessed myself really hard as I went through class and I got one conclusion out of it:” I SUCK!” How is that going to help me? Umm, it won’t....... Read More