๐ŸŽฏ Public Speaking Tip: Do THIS Gesture FIRST When Greeting a Group

What To Do BEFORE Speaking? Do This Body Language Gesture 1๏ธโƒฃ When welcoming a group, the very first gesture you make is OPEN YOUR ARMS WIDE. Bend your elbows slightly, like you’re hugging a panda. ๐Ÿผ 2๏ธโƒฃ Stand tall, shoulders back, chest up like Superman or Wonder Woman. 3๏ธโƒฃ Gesture first, THEN greet them withContinue reading “๐ŸŽฏ Public Speaking Tip: Do THIS Gesture FIRST When Greeting a Group”

THIS Kelowna Public Speaking Class Helps Build Your Confidence

Does THIS Happen To You? Do you have trouble speaking in front of others? Ever get nervous speaking on a big stage? Believe it or not, most people are afraid of public speaking, and try to avoid it at all costs. Why is that? For the most part, we simply don’t have the courage toContinue reading “THIS Kelowna Public Speaking Class Helps Build Your Confidence”

๐Ÿ”ฅ This ONE Action Of Successful Dancers Will Improve Your Game At Your Next Competition

Attention Dance Parents: ๐Ÿ”ฅ This will almost certainly make or break your dancers’ experience as a high-performing competitor… Because there’s one action ALL successful dancers, performers and artists do before getting on stage that the unsuccessful don’t… Here’s A Quick Story ๐ŸŽฏ Here’s a quick story and lesson: I was Adam Sandler’s private movement coachContinue reading “๐Ÿ”ฅ This ONE Action Of Successful Dancers Will Improve Your Game At Your Next Competition”

๐ŸŽฏ This Competitive Dance Webinar Gives You Secret Tips BEFORE Dance Competition

“Mind-Blowing Concept, I Know” As a dance competition judge (I prefer the term “Adjudicator”) I’m so excited to share my Pre-Comp Masterclass with you! This is big news! Because as a competitive dancer, you’re going to learn so much that is NOT common. This masterclass is a webinar, completely online. Dance lovers can learn fromContinue reading “๐ŸŽฏ This Competitive Dance Webinar Gives You Secret Tips BEFORE Dance Competition”

๐Ÿ“Œ Adult Tap Dance Classes Shuffle In To Kelowna

KELOWNA, BC: Whether you used to tap dance and haven’t in a while, are a competitive tap dancer looking to improve your skills, or you can’t even spell the word TAP and you’re a complete beginner, Canadian dance choreographer Shawn Byfield has you covered. Originally from Toronto Canada, Byfield left the hustle and grind ofContinue reading “๐Ÿ“Œ Adult Tap Dance Classes Shuffle In To Kelowna”

COMPETITIVE DANCERS: This Is The Summer Dance Intensive YOU NEED In Your Life

ATTENTION: Okanagan Dance Parents and Competitive Dancers Shawn Byfield here! Welcome to an AWESOME summer dance intensive in Kelowna, British Columbia, Canada. Byfield Dance Intensive is for competitive, dance-loving teens aged 13-19 who want to rise to a challenge, feel good about their choices, and feel better about THEMSELVES. The past few years have takenContinue reading “COMPETITIVE DANCERS: This Is The Summer Dance Intensive YOU NEED In Your Life”

The 2 Types of Interference Dancers Put On Themselves

Here’s todays DEEP THOUGHT ๐Ÿค” Sometimes, just like football, we let interference stop the play. โ›” What’s “Interference” you ask? Read on… Interference in football is a penalty ๐Ÿšฉ when an opposing player illegally blocks you from catching the football. ๐Ÿคผโ€โ™‚๏ธ Like when a player pulls your jersey, grabs your helmet, or trips you onContinue reading “The 2 Types of Interference Dancers Put On Themselves”

FACTS: Your LENS Determines How You See The World

MOTIVATIONAL MONDAY Just like a photographer, we all see the world differently based on the LENS we choose. โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €Let’s keep this simple: ๐Ÿ”Ž How YOU see things isn’t always how someone else sees things, simply because you don’t have the same lens. ๐Ÿ”Ž Sometimes, we’re STUCK seeing things one way. Because we only have oneContinue reading “FACTS: Your LENS Determines How You See The World”

How Do You Make Things Work Out? Here’s The Answer You Didn’t Expect…

STOP! Read that again. โ˜โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €There’s absolutely no doubt this was a tough, challenging year for myself personally. I’m certain it’s been a challenge for you also. BUT! There have been so many wonderful highlights in this year. Like new blessings, renewed opportunities I had or didn’t make time for, and a much needed PAUSE toContinue reading “How Do You Make Things Work Out? Here’s The Answer You Didn’t Expect…”

MINDSET ADVICE: Try This Game To Hack Your Thinking

This MINDSET MINUTE with Coach Shawn Byfield dives into how we think. Ever played the “What If” game? It opens your mind up to possibilities! Watch this episode to learn more– and discover the game you DON’T want to play. Need an event speaker, dance choreographer or personal coach? Connect with me here.  ALSO: AContinue reading “MINDSET ADVICE: Try This Game To Hack Your Thinking”