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”

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”

BDX Toronto July Update

NEW Blogsite, facebook fridays and more stuff! Pay attention to the AWESOME. http://www.BDXstudio.com

PHOTO: The Games They Play

Men & Women. Or should I say, WOMEN & men! This was a shoot from last night. I call this “The Games They Play.” Don’t confuse attention for affection. – Shawn B PS: If you didn’t know, I shoot a few pics. I only work with dancers. I’ll start posting more. It’s a great creativeContinue reading “PHOTO: The Games They Play”

Top 4 Things That Made Me Smile Today

So. I’m slightly injured. I’ve been rehearsing for a film, teaching and running BDX, teaching dance workshops at public schools, and letting the world know about my show. Plus other stuff like performing, newspaper and other media interviews & community work. I love what I do. I hardly ever complain. I’m blessed to live aContinue reading “Top 4 Things That Made Me Smile Today”