DANCERS: What Will You Do With Your TIME?

WHAT A TIME we’re living in huh? It’s truly a challenging time for EVERYONE, not just for you or I.  People wonder how I’m still positive and I know many of you think I’m crazy. Trust me- I have my down moments. I struggle with my mistakes, my challenges, and our new global reality just likeContinue reading “DANCERS: What Will You Do With Your TIME?”

BRAND NEW Toronto Tap Dance Classes This March

Good news: I’m personally teaching a brand new, super short, three-week tap dance session in MARCH. WHEN IS IT: March 15th, 22nd and 29th (SUNDAYS) Since closing the doors to my BDX studio last year, I currently rent a cozy flamenco dance school (Carmen Romero’s studio, she’s actually quite famous) for all classes, rehearsals, etc. TheyContinue reading “BRAND NEW Toronto Tap Dance Classes This March”

The #1 Way Dance Teachers Save BIG On Travel

Attention Dance Teachers: Hotels and vacations costing too much? Here’s the reality… It’s common knowledge people who work in the travel industry don’t pay what we pay. Dancers spend a fortune on hotels for conventions, competitions and vacations, yet unfortunately we don’t get any savings from the hospitality industry. But finally! Now there’s GREAT NEWS…Continue reading “The #1 Way Dance Teachers Save BIG On Travel”

AMAZING! How Neuroscience Affects Your Daily Life

Neuroscience is amazing! Neuroscience is basically the science of the brain, how it communicates to itself and how it makes our body work. One of the most fascinating observations about the brain is this… The quality of your thoughts 🤔 has a huge impact on the quality of your LIFE. 🌞 Science says we thinkContinue reading “AMAZING! How Neuroscience Affects Your Daily Life”

TEACHERS: Why A Little Encouragement Can Do Wonders

Hey teachers, a little encouragement can go a long way! Never underestimate the power of your words with your students. The words that come out of your mouth matter. I know sometimes it doesn’t feel like it… But some of it will *actually* stick! Encouragement is always memorable. So try your best to make sure whateverContinue reading “TEACHERS: Why A Little Encouragement Can Do Wonders”

Want To Do What You Love? REALITY: You Don’t Need Permission

Want to do what you love? You can!  But you gotta stop asking  other people “can I start now?” before taking a chance on yourself.  The reality is: placing your power in others to give you a green light won’t help you move forward. Go. Do You. Make today the day you stop waiting for someoneContinue reading “Want To Do What You Love? REALITY: You Don’t Need Permission”

This Is The Simple Way To Not Settle For Ordinary In The 21st Century

I always notice how one of the most fascinating topics of study is people. Ordinary VS Extraordinary Here’s a fun example: In today’s ever changing and often monotonous world, so many people claim they’re looking for an opportunity to be different. But when someone presents them with an opportunity to be different, those people wantContinue reading “This Is The Simple Way To Not Settle For Ordinary In The 21st Century”

Dance Family Photos

Man, dancing brings so many people together! Just thought I’d share a few totally random dance photos from various dance classes, local events, dance workshops & competitions I’ve been involved with. Fun times! What do you remember or recognize? Leave your thoughts in the comment box… – Shawn B http://www.ShawnByfield.com

Beware! A Fitness Plan Could Make You Feel WORSE- Not Better

Thinking about getting active? If yes, good for you! Because with today’s hectic lifestyle, your health is often the most neglected aspect of your life that you have direct control over. Many people looking to stay healthy tend to sign up for new fitness plans, memberships and activities at the start of the new year, chargedContinue reading “Beware! A Fitness Plan Could Make You Feel WORSE- Not Better”