MINDSET ADVICE: Try This Game To Hack Your Thinking

This MINDSET MINUTE with Coach Shawn Byfield dives into how we think. Ever played the “What If” game? It opens your mind up to possibilities! Watch this episode to learn more– and discover the game you DON’T want to play. Need an event speaker, dance choreographer or personal coach? Connect with me here.  ALSO: AContinue reading “MINDSET ADVICE: Try This Game To Hack Your Thinking”

How Your Mental Input Affects Your Output

Did you know: What you put IN to your brain determines what comes OUT of it? Watch this for a detailed explanation on how to apply this to the thoughts that might not be helping you! Need an event speaker, dance choreographer or personal coach? Connect with me here.  ALSO: A great resource for danceContinue reading “How Your Mental Input Affects Your Output”

MINDSET TIPS: What’s A Team Quest, Anyway?

What the heck is a “Team Quest” anyway? This video below explains what that means, and how it can help your dance team- using characters and plot from my favourite movie! (And if you haven’t seen it, watch it on your TV tonight because it’s the best, and you’ll love the romance) Need an eventContinue reading “MINDSET TIPS: What’s A Team Quest, Anyway?”

DANCERS: Here’s The Answer To Your Question

The best answer to many of the questions I receive from dancers, parents and teachers is: “Take The Risk!” Great. Now that we got that out of the way, watch this video to best understand how the rest of the conversation applies to YOU… Need an event speaker, dance choreographer or personal coach? Connect withContinue reading “DANCERS: Here’s The Answer To Your Question”

The DanceBUG Show: Interview with Shawn Byfield

A recent interview with Al on The DanceBUG Show. We discuss how I got started, tips for dancers, and online tap dance lessons! Watch this video below for the full interview and tons of fun. =) Need an event speaker, dance choreographer or personal coach? Connect with me here.  ALSO: A great resource for danceContinue reading “The DanceBUG Show: Interview with Shawn Byfield”

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”

National Tap Dance Day 2020 With Shawn Byfield

May 25th is National Tap Dance Day National Tap Dance Day is here! This tradition honours the birthday of Bill “Bojangles” Robinson. Born in Richmond, Virginia, you’ve seen the left-footed tap dancer shuffling up stairs, sharing his giant smile (often with Shirley Temple) and paved the way for Black entertainers to perform in film, onContinue reading “National Tap Dance Day 2020 With Shawn Byfield”