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?”

DO NOT Create Another Theatre Show Until You Read This

FLASHBACK: That time when I created the #1 musical in Canada with no singers, no band, and not one page of sheet music. And we actually beat We Will Rock You for Outstanding New Musical at the Dora Awards! Such a blessing and I’m still so grateful. Here’s an educational post I hope you findContinue reading “DO NOT Create Another Theatre Show Until You Read This”

What’s The Definition of Insanity?

Definition of insanity: Doing the same thing over and over yet expecting different results. You can’t stay the same and expect things to change. Albert Einstein said it best… “Nothing happens until something moves.” Ask yourself: Are you moving? Are you growing? Are you doing something different to make a difference? What you think ofContinue reading “What’s The Definition of Insanity?”

How To Win: The BEST PRIZE At Dance Competition

Yes, it’s dance competition season. So train hard, show up focused, and commit to your team that you’ll do your best. But the most valuable prize is this: knowing you got out there and left your HEART on that stage. Dance with PASSION. When you start living like THAT, know what happens? Magic. Magic happens.Continue reading “How To Win: The BEST PRIZE At Dance Competition”

Why Dancing Makes You An Irresistible Lover

Ok I admit: I’m a dance lover. Seriously. From the dance floor to dating… who would have thought a sweet dance class can translate into a sweeter Valentine’s Day? Or ANY day for that matter. Because you don’t need a special holiday to dance- or to let someone special know that you got moves. InContinue reading “Why Dancing Makes You An Irresistible Lover”

How YOU See Yourself: Is Your Self-Image Holding You Back?

Tonight’s wisdom: “Science and psychology have isolated the one prime cause for success or failure in life. It is the hidden self-image you have of yourself.” – Bob Proctor In tonight’s hip hop dance class, I touched on how we oooh and ahhh over dancers killing it in videos, working their confidence on TV shows,Continue reading “How YOU See Yourself: Is Your Self-Image Holding You Back?”

The Ugly Reality Check About Dancing In A Comfort Bubble

IMPORTANT STUFF! Click here to read it all larger… Taking a dance class in Toronto? Here’s terrific wisdom every dancer should take to heart. Apply to not just hip hop or tap dance class, but to every dance style you do. Get Info On Toronto’s Top Adult Dance Classes For BEGINNERS At Byfield Dance ExperienceContinue reading “The Ugly Reality Check About Dancing In A Comfort Bubble”

December Dance Experience Magazine – Girl Power

Time for a new one! December’s Dance Experience Magazine shows off the ladies. You go girl. Every woman you meet has a story. This month has a special feature on popular hip hop dance instructor (her classes kick ass) and co-producer of Toronto’s Women in Dance show, Melissa Nascimento-So. We also feature two more profiles,Continue reading “December Dance Experience Magazine – Girl Power”

Dancers, Need Free Advice? Attend Toronto Urban Dance Symposium

Toronto Urban Dance Symposium Hosted by Apolonia Velasquez & Ofilio Sinbadinho Free Event! Sunday September 12th at City Dance Corps (Must Register in advance) Have questions about your current and future dance career? Want some solid advice? Then come on down to this dance community event. I’ll be one of the featured panel speakers (Street DancingContinue reading “Dancers, Need Free Advice? Attend Toronto Urban Dance Symposium”

Get INSPIRED! You CAN Change Your Life This Autumn

Ahh, the holidays. A time we think most of our family, of goodwill and of a peaceful society. And, the holidays are a time for reflection. We reflect on our past year, and look forward to the future. Some of us, however, get anxious this time of year because of the extra hustle bustle. TheContinue reading “Get INSPIRED! You CAN Change Your Life This Autumn”