This Is The Congratulations That High School Graduates Need To Hear

Nowadays, high school is TOUGH. Times HAVE changed. Every year I see stressed, discouraged, uninspired students who have a lot to deal with. A lot of it surrounds home life balance and support structures. Students have non-school stuff going on that they rarely tell others about- family issues, relationships, mental health, relocations, and more. ManyContinue reading “This Is The Congratulations That High School Graduates Need To Hear”

Here’s Why You Should Try! 

​Just try! You have zero chance of winning if you don’t even TRY. Wayne Gretzky said it best, “You miss 100% of the shots that you don’t take.” Remind yourself that NOTHING is impossible. Go for it and take a shot! – Shawn Byfield

What Happens When You End Today Like THIS?

Here’s a key to having a great day, EVERY day… Remind yourself tomorrow IS brand new. #inspiration   As a sought-after dance choreographer, performer, presenter, coach and entrepreneur, Shawn Byfield’s unique perspective is enjoyed by thousands who dance, train and mentor with him every year. To get your group learning, yearning, movin’ or groovin’… contactContinue reading “What Happens When You End Today Like THIS?”

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?”

Are You Selfish? Here’s The Best Way To Use It For Others

Let’s face it… It’s actually NOT about you. Zig Ziglar said it best: come from a place of service. Put other people’s wants needs and desires first. When you help enough people get what they want, you’ll in turn be rewarded with what you want. Wow! Rocket science! I’ve always loved this principle, and workContinue reading “Are You Selfish? Here’s The Best Way To Use It For Others”

Ancient Sensei Wisdom That Will Help You Crush This Year Like A Ricecake

Ancient Sensei Wisdom That Will Help You Crush This Year Like A Ricecake Happy New Year! Sending you the most positive energy you can handle this new year. Come, let’s sit. Remove your shoes grasshopper. Have some tea. Slow your breath. Fill your lungs. Focus on only the words on this page. Now. Let’s reflect onContinue reading “Ancient Sensei Wisdom That Will Help You Crush This Year Like A Ricecake”

If You Struggle To Find Motivation Today, My Back Injury May Help You…

DON’T take your gifts for granted! If you decided 2013 you would exercise/dance more, and you haven’t yet, guess what? That can all change in the blink of an eye. It kills me to see… …people take their abilities for granted. I created a safe place where friends can keep fit, throw down and releaseContinue reading “If You Struggle To Find Motivation Today, My Back Injury May Help You…”

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”

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?”