The Future Is Full Of OPPORTUNITY

It’s true, the future is full of opportunities if you are willing to embrace it. Just a few (of many) tips: Always keep an open mind Embrace change Learn to think outside the box Msg me your thoughts on my thoughts below, or tweet me here if you’re on a mobile device right now. AndContinue reading “The Future Is Full Of OPPORTUNITY”

ATTENTION: All Impatient, Entitled, Wanna-Be Choreographers, Actors, Directors, etc- Here’s A Harsh Reality Check Worth Reading

Unlike the dapper gentleman above, this post isn’t pretty. So if you’re looking for an article that leaves warm fuzzies, shuffle away. But if you can handle some truth sprinkled with sarcasm… Listen up. One of the most iconic directors, choreographers and entertainers of our time, Gene Kelly, had to WORK his way up theContinue reading “ATTENTION: All Impatient, Entitled, Wanna-Be Choreographers, Actors, Directors, etc- Here’s A Harsh Reality Check Worth Reading”

2014 Black Canadian Awards Add Shawn Byfield To Nominees

A HUUUUUUGE THANK YOU to everyone who’s supported me in the Black Canadian Awards. This is the LAST weekend to VOTE. I hope to hear from them this week… and I hope I’m still in the running! As I mentioned on my website, I’m so thrilled and honoured to be officially nominated in Canada’s topContinue reading “2014 Black Canadian Awards Add Shawn Byfield To Nominees”

If You’re Feeling Discouraged, Unsupported Or Overworked Right Now, You’re NOT Alone… Read This

There’s always an obstacle when you have a big dream! Here’s a story: I remember when I wanted my dance studio BDX. I had 8 months of obstructions and frustrations before I finally opened the doors. Endless surprises, financial hurdles, even a city worker strike that prevented renovation the very week I signed my lease.Continue reading “If You’re Feeling Discouraged, Unsupported Or Overworked Right Now, You’re NOT Alone… Read This”

Why You Should Kick Your Excuses To The Curb

WOW. Some people! Ok, I need to vent. But what’s with the bra, you ask? I’ll tell you more about that later… Here’s what’s on my mind: I really, truly, strongly dislike when people say can’t. Especially when I teach. You know, when people look me in the eye and say “I can’t do this,Continue reading “Why You Should Kick Your Excuses To The Curb”

Proven Advice To Make This Your Best Year Yet – Starting TODAY

Proven Advice To Make This Your Best Year Yet – Starting TODAY Happy New Year! Now that I got the formality out of the way, let me go out on a limb. I’m willing to bet that this new year is no different than last. Correct me if I’m wrong… but I’m sure I canContinue reading “Proven Advice To Make This Your Best Year Yet – Starting TODAY”

Subscribe To Dance Inspiration – And Other Smiles

Shawn here. They say a video is worth a thousand pictures… so SUBSCRIBE to my Youtube Dance Channel for new dance videos, updates and weekly dance inspiration! – Shawn B PS: Come get a free dance class in Toronto this week. Seriously? Yes, seriously! BUT you have to come soon to get it. I wantContinue reading “Subscribe To Dance Inspiration – And Other Smiles”

How One Person Can Inspire A City To Dance

Ever been in a situation where inspiration just hit you? This dance video shows how one person following their passion CAN make a difference. If this inspires you to learn to dance, take action today! Do something… because Anyone Can Dance. If you enjoyed this video, leave your comment below! – Shawn B BTW: AtContinue reading “How One Person Can Inspire A City To Dance”