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”

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”

Toronto Hip Hop For Bunheads Dance Workshop

TOO LATE… THIS EVENT IS NO LONGER AVAILABLE. Here is one of those “specials” that I let my subscribers and friends in on every once in a while. As you probably know, during summer I offer workshops that focus on specific skills. Plus, we have amazing hip hop classes all year. We’re half way throughContinue reading “Toronto Hip Hop For Bunheads Dance Workshop”

Toronto International Youth Dance Festival Raises Money For Sick Kids

No, I don’t have kids of my own. But I teach enough of them to know that any dollar raised for SICK KIDS HOSPITAL is going to good use. We all have family, friends, and collegues who’ve needed their services. I’m SO proud to announce the young performers of this year’s Toronto International Youth DanceContinue reading “Toronto International Youth Dance Festival Raises Money For Sick Kids”

Toronto International Youth Dance Festival 2017 Takes Over City Hall

My studio Byfield Dance Experience is sponsoring the 4th annual Toronto International Youth Dance Festival this weekend! I’m thrilled to be on the Board of Directors for this high-energy event, now in it’s 4th year. Watch kids support each other through many styles of dance. FREE to public Saturday July 29th at Toronto’s Nathan PhillipsContinue reading “Toronto International Youth Dance Festival 2017 Takes Over City Hall”

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”