DANCERS: Here’s 3 Stupid-Simple Tips To Take Care Of Your Body

These 3 healthy tips are so easy, ANYONE can do them! Watch, learn and apply. Which one will you apply today? Watch below to discover what they are! Need an event speaker, dance choreographer or personal coach? Connect with me here.  ALSO: A great resource for dance teachers, students, and dance lovers of all ages,Continue reading “DANCERS: Here’s 3 Stupid-Simple Tips To Take Care Of Your Body”

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”

The DanceBUG Show: Tap Dance Judge Roundtable

On July 29th 2020, professional dance judges Nicole Dymianiw, Rob Jensen and Shawn Byfield give their advice for tap dance competitors. Plus, they share who their favourite performers are and WHY! Watch this episode, and take notes to get tips for your next competitive season. Need an event speaker, dance choreographer or personal coach? ConnectContinue reading “The DanceBUG Show: Tap Dance Judge Roundtable”

“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”

What Are The 3 Things We CAN Control?

Hey friends! I know we feel like there’s so much that’s out of our control lately. And I agree, it sucks. So here’s a quick video reminder of 3 things we CAN control to make it through these tough times. Press Play Sending you some hope and positive energy. — Shawn Byfield As a sought-afterContinue reading “What Are The 3 Things We CAN Control?”

FLASHBACK: Choreographer Shawn Byfield On Canada’s Smartest Person

That time Choreographer Shawn Byfield talked about math! Shawn Byfield created tap dance choreography, and was a guest for an episode of CBC’s Canada’s Smartest Person. » Click Here To Watch (Scrub to 25:25)      As a sought-after presenter, choreographer, coach and entrepreneur, Shawn Byfield’s unique perspective is enjoyed by thousands who train andContinue reading “FLASHBACK: Choreographer Shawn Byfield On Canada’s Smartest Person”

Want To Do What You Love? REALITY: You Don’t Need Permission

Want to do what you love? You can!  But you gotta stop asking  other people “can I start now?” before taking a chance on yourself.  The reality is: placing your power in others to give you a green light won’t help you move forward. Go. Do You. Make today the day you stop waiting for someoneContinue reading “Want To Do What You Love? REALITY: You Don’t Need Permission”

NEWSFLASH! Toronto International Youth Dance Festival Update

(( NEWSFLASH! ))   Next Friday August 5th, I’ll host and judge the TORONTO INTERNATIONAL YOUTH DANCE FESTIVAL at Nathan Phillips Square, downtown Toronto. We’re very excited for the event, which I proudly serve on Board of Directors. Woot woot!   The team has done a super job showcasing diversity in dance, culture and ethnicity theContinue reading “NEWSFLASH! Toronto International Youth Dance Festival Update”

Attention-Grabbing Headshots: Do YOUR Photos Stand Out?

Do you have quality dance or actor headshots that stand out from the rest? If you’re a dancer, actor or model who’s serious about launching a career in the arts and entertainment, your headshots can leave an impression… but is it a lasting one? Will the choreographer, director or fashion expert want to hire youContinue reading “Attention-Grabbing Headshots: Do YOUR Photos Stand Out?”

UPDATE: How To TURBOCHARGE Your Spring

[Shawn Byfield’s Toronto dance email update April 3rd, 2012] Happy April! Spring has officially arrived. Did it hit you like it hit me? Because just the other day I had a “holy eff” moment- “It’s already April? I swear it was just New Years…” Yup, we’ve all been busy, I haven’t even written to youContinue reading “UPDATE: How To TURBOCHARGE Your Spring”