The Importance of Taking Your Time

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This may seem obvious to many, but sometimes I think it bears revisiting this important fact: becoming an intermediate or advanced dancer is so much more than the number of moves you know.  Unfortunately, many teachers “sell” it this way, … Read More

I Am A Dancer

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I am a dancer. I twirl, leap, and spin. I jump, pirouette, and tap. I am a dancer. I feel pain and fear. I feel defeat and failure. Yet, I keep going. I smile, I practice, I perform. I have … Read More

Don’t Forget the Joy

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Lauren Zehara (at right) recently posted this note on her Facebook page, and I wanted to make sure that a wide audience would be able to read and appreciate her simple yet profound wisdom–in short, that there is room for … Read More

I Praise the Dance

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I praise the dance, for it frees people from the heaviness of matter and binds the isolated to community. I praise the dance, which demands everything: health and a clear spirit and a buoyant soul. Dance is a transformation of … Read More

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