DANCERS: Here’s The Answer To Your Question

The best answer to many of the questions I receive from dancers, parents and teachers is: “Take The Risk!” Great. Now that we got that out of the way, watch this video to best understand how the rest of the conversation applies to YOU… Need an event speaker, dance choreographer or personal coach? Connect withContinue reading “DANCERS: Here’s The Answer To Your Question”

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”

“Be Prepared!” Mindset Advice For Dancers

This is the one where I talk about the Boy Scouts. Are you using their motto to “Be Prepared” for your future dance success? Or are you just wingin’ it? Watch this lesson below and find out what you can do, starting TODAY! Need an event speaker, dance choreographer or personal coach? Connect with meContinue reading ““Be Prepared!” Mindset Advice For Dancers”

DEADLINE JUNE 30th! Toronto International Youth Dance Festival 2019

CALL FOR DANCE STUDIOS: Get ready for the 2019 Toronto International Youth Dance Festival! The annual TIYDF is created to bring youth dancers from all over the world together while celebrating diverse dance and culture through friendly competition and showcase. Toronto International Youth Dance Festival aims to instil the importance of Art, Education, and CommunityContinue reading “DEADLINE JUNE 30th! Toronto International Youth Dance Festival 2019”

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?”

Who Else Wants To Become A Top Choreographer, Director, Pop Sensation Or Television Celebrity? ** Here’s The SECRET **

DANCERS! Listen. I’m actually quite upset… There’s a whole world of opportunity out there. You can do anything you put your mind to… So Why Is Shawn So Upset? Because too many dancers only aspire to be a “backup dancer” for some artist. That’s their DREAM. And that’s fine… …But why not dream bigger? What’sContinue reading “Who Else Wants To Become A Top Choreographer, Director, Pop Sensation Or Television Celebrity? ** Here’s The SECRET **”

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”

Black Canadian Awards: VOTE Shawn Byfield

So if you didn’t know, I OFFICIALLY got word I’m a nominee for the 2014 Black Canadian Awards! (Best Contemporary Dance Act) Here’s the email: “We are excited to inform you of being in our Top 6 nominees from over 20,000 total nominations in the past eight months. We strongly believe all our nominees willContinue reading “Black Canadian Awards: VOTE Shawn Byfield”

Byfield Dance Experience Celebrates 1 Year Anniversary

Byfield Dance Experience Toronto Celebrates One-Year Anniversary Of Dance Studio Yes friends… it’s BDX Studio’s first BIRTHDAY! Can you believe it? It feels like just a short while ago I was spending numerous hours looking for the right space, and going through the frustrating roller-coaster of negotiating for ownership. Then the time-consuming task of transformingContinue reading “Byfield Dance Experience Celebrates 1 Year Anniversary”

Instant Dance Inspiration – Bunnie Speaks

Dance Inspiration From Bunnie Bunnie, a member of the BDX street team, shares his inspirational thoughts on dance. What you think? Are YOU a dancer? Send him a tweet or leave a comment!