BRAND NEW Toronto Tap Dance Classes This March

Good news: I’m personally teaching a brand new, super short, three-week tap dance session in MARCH. WHEN IS IT: March 15th, 22nd and 29th (SUNDAYS) Since closing the doors to my BDX studio last year, I currently rent a cozy flamenco dance school (Carmen Romero’s studio, she’s actually quite famous) for all classes, rehearsals, etc. TheyContinue reading “BRAND NEW Toronto Tap Dance Classes This March”

The #1 Way Dance Teachers Save BIG On Travel

Attention Dance Teachers: Hotels and vacations costing too much? Here’s the reality… It’s common knowledge people who work in the travel industry don’t pay what we pay. Dancers spend a fortune on hotels for conventions, competitions and vacations, yet unfortunately we don’t get any savings from the hospitality industry. But finally! Now there’s GREAT NEWS…Continue reading “The #1 Way Dance Teachers Save BIG On Travel”

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”

UPCOMING: Groove Street Productions Vancouver

West coast dancers, I’m coming for you. Let’s sweat, get inspired, and have some FUN! Teaching tap dance and musical theatre master classes at Groove Street Productions dance convention all weekend long near Vancouver this November, with an INCREDIBLE faculty you won’t want to miss. Surrey BC is where it all goes down! Will IContinue reading “UPCOMING: Groove Street Productions Vancouver”

Dance Competition Is Done… Here’s What To Do NEXT

Congratulations! #DanceCompetition season is over! Here’s what you do NEXT: ➡ ** TEACHERS ** 1) LISTEN to the notes 2) SHARE the notes 3) HELP your dancers APPLY the notes ➡ ** PARENTS ** 1) LISTEN to the notes 2) SHARE the notes 3) HELP your kiddo APPLY the notes ➡ ** DANCERS ** 1)Continue reading “Dance Competition Is Done… Here’s What To Do NEXT”

AMAZING! How Neuroscience Affects Your Daily Life

Neuroscience is amazing! Neuroscience is basically the science of the brain, how it communicates to itself and how it makes our body work. One of the most fascinating observations about the brain is this… The quality of your thoughts 🤔 has a huge impact on the quality of your LIFE. 🌞 Science says we thinkContinue reading “AMAZING! How Neuroscience Affects Your Daily Life”

The Importance Of Having A Coach

It’s true: People at the top of their game rarely do it alone. They always have the best team pushing and challenging them to new heights. Since the very beginning, successful people around the world in every field imaginable had coaches in their corner lead them to where they want to go. The truly smartContinue reading “The Importance Of Having A Coach”

TEACHERS: Why A Little Encouragement Can Do Wonders

Hey teachers, a little encouragement can go a long way! Never underestimate the power of your words with your students. The words that come out of your mouth matter. I know sometimes it doesn’t feel like it… But some of it will *actually* stick! Encouragement is always memorable. So try your best to make sure whateverContinue reading “TEACHERS: Why A Little Encouragement Can Do Wonders”

Here’s SOMETHING You Can Try To Defeat Daily Negative News

I work hard to make a positive contribution to this planet in all that I do. Period. Bringing joy to people’s lives, removing doubt, building confidence, and setting a positive example is being part of the SOLUTION. I refuse to be part of the problem and seen as a stereotype. I resist being typecast, there’sContinue reading “Here’s SOMETHING You Can Try To Defeat Daily Negative News”

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”