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?”

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”

How To Win: The BEST PRIZE At Dance Competition

Yes, it’s dance competition season. So train hard, show up focused, and commit to your team that you’ll do your best. But the most valuable prize is this: knowing you got out there and left your HEART on that stage. Dance with PASSION. When you start living like THAT, know what happens? Magic. Magic happens.Continue reading “How To Win: The BEST PRIZE At Dance Competition”

Spark Dance Competition Lights Up The Stage- Just In Time For The Holidays

Spark Dance Competition 2013 A few shots from the semi finals of Spark Show Production’s dance talent contest at Market Village in Markham. My Toronto dance studio Byfield Dance Experience is one of the prestigious sponsors for the event, and I’m one of the judges for the competition. The finals are Saturday December 7th (TOMORROW)Continue reading “Spark Dance Competition Lights Up The Stage- Just In Time For The Holidays”

Helping To Build ConfiDANCE in High Schools

A few pics of my students at Newtonbrook High School in Toronto. I’m excited for these dancers. They’ve been working on a piece for a competition in the TDSB. They collaborate on all the choreography themselves, with one student choreographer. Their dance teacher Joanna Perlus and I do nothing but coach & ask questions thatContinue reading “Helping To Build ConfiDANCE in High Schools”