MINDSET LESSON: The 3 Traits Of Pro Students

I’m sure you’ve discovered all serious dancers have something in common… but WHAT is it exactly? Watch this video and I’ll let you in on the secret! Do you have all three? Need an event speaker, dance choreographer or personal coach? Connect with me here.  ALSO: A great resource for dance teachers, students, and danceContinue reading “MINDSET LESSON: The 3 Traits Of Pro Students”

TUNE IN: Shawn Byfield Going In On Toronto Radio

Wake up Friends… Because Toronto’s Byfield Dance Experience owner Shawn Byfield will be LIVE on-air! TUNE IN to Turnout Radio, CIUT 89.5 FM at 9am EST Wednesday April 20th. You don’t wanna miss this fun radio interview and dance performance… you gotta hear it to believe it. As a sought-after presenter, coach and entrepreneur, ShawnContinue reading “TUNE IN: Shawn Byfield Going In On Toronto Radio”

WOW… Here’s Why ASKHOLES Drive Me Nuts!

Funny, but not funny post. One of the most frustrating people I meet: ASKHOLES. “Someone who continually asks for advice and does nothing with it” If you didn’t know this about me already: I LOVE helping you. I really do. I know I’m a wired encourager and my purpose is to help others achieve their higherContinue reading “WOW… Here’s Why ASKHOLES Drive Me Nuts!”

LAUNCHING SOON! Toronto’s Favourite Hip Hop and Tap Dance Classes

It’s time to grow. It’s time to reach the next level. TAPDANCE MASTERY and HIPHOP DANCE WORKOUT will rock your world! These classes are for dancers who want to break away from boring and actually see tangible PROGRESS week, after week, after week. Too many times, dancers come to class and get frustrated, because they’reContinue reading “LAUNCHING SOON! Toronto’s Favourite Hip Hop and Tap Dance Classes”

Impatient? READ THIS… How Does This Popular Movie Quote Relate To Your Current Life?

So in my world, so much can change in 8 hours! Here’s a real-TIME story unfolding right now: Two hours ago I was at home in my underwear. Now, I’m lying down comfortably in my honeywagon, after a major movie production sent a driver to pick me up and bring me to set. Yup, I’veContinue reading “Impatient? READ THIS… How Does This Popular Movie Quote Relate To Your Current Life?”

MAKE YOUR MOVE: Newest Dance Movie Features Toronto Dance Talent

It finally comes out! And YES, I’m in this movie with Kpop superstar artist BoA, and Dancing With The Stars champ and actor Derek Hough. Same writer/director as Step Up and Save The Last Dance (Duane Adler- he’s awesome, I had a ton of fun working with him.) So if you enjoyed those energizing moviesContinue reading “MAKE YOUR MOVE: Newest Dance Movie Features Toronto Dance Talent”

Hip Hop Class Toronto: This Video Shows Best Example of Where Passion And Displine Will Take You

Behind the scenes of an adult hip hop dance class at my Toronto dance school Byfield Dance Experience. BY THE WAY… Most of the adult dancers in the video below are NOT trained dance studio people. Only a handful…

Dance Classes For Beginners? You Bet Your Two Left Feet We Do

I really don’t know what it is. Start of the new year? The cold weather? Too much holiday stuffing? Lately, a few friends have asked me if I teach beginner dance classes. I almost (note: ALMOST) want to say “What the funk, have you been living under a rock?” Because I’ve only been offering tapContinue reading “Dance Classes For Beginners? You Bet Your Two Left Feet We Do”

What Size Heels Do YOU Wear? Here’s Why…

Question: What size heels do you wear? I ask because this Saturday at Byfield Dance Experience, I’m hosting a Learn To Dance In HEELS Workshop. Taught by the one and only Esie Mensah! You’ve seen her on So You Think You Can Dance Canada, with Keisha Chante, Jully Black, AND on MuchMusic: http://bit.ly/RdxzNN It’s gonnaContinue reading “What Size Heels Do YOU Wear? Here’s Why…”

DANCERS: How To NOT Be Boring Like Everyone Else

DANCERS: How To NOT Be Boring Like Everyone Else TIP: Students that dance regularly in different styles are more versatile & learn quicker than those who only take the same class weekly. Moral of the story: Expand your skills by expanding your thinking & take a variety of dance classes weekly. Don’t stick to theContinue reading “DANCERS: How To NOT Be Boring Like Everyone Else”