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Dancers Let's Be Honest about Auditioning

Dancers, Let’s Be Honest About Auditioning

Dancers, Let’s Be Honest About Auditioning At every audition that I have ever been too there is this animosity and competitive spirit exuding from most dancers in the room. Everyone wants the job. Some of us have become friends simply from seeing each other so often at every open call, and then there are some […]

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Your Dance Strategy for 2016-2

Your Dance Strategy for 2017

It’s the start of a brand-new year, are you ready to conquer the dance world? A recent survey I conducted showed that dancers need the most help with having more money, creating strong muscles, and picking up movement more quickly. I hear a lot of dancers with good intentions setting resolutions like,” I’ll save more […]

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Find Yourself in the Mirror

Find Yourself in the Mirror

Find Yourself in the Mirror This past Sunday at our Money Muscle Movement Intensive for Dancers I started off the day by asking all of the participants to interview a partner and then introduce them to the class. They were all asked to share one interesting thing about themselves. After the activity was over I […]

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Cross Training

Cross Training for Dancers

Have you ever found yourself completely winded after grand allegro in ballet class? Or totally out of breath after just a few minutes of choreography? Maybe your arms get tired holding a port de bra for a long period of time. Dancing in class or rehearsal usually involves bursts of movement for a short amount […]

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Why You Need To Keep A Dance Journal

Why You Need To Keep A Dance Journal

“I just need more practice.” “I just need to dance more.”  These are the thoughts running through your mind when you’re struggling to keep up at auditions or in dance class. You spend every waking moment practicing and perfecting your technique but you still don’t feel you’re making progress. You’re looking for proof you’re improving […]

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The Number One Dance Training Tool

The Number One Dance Training Tool

After our Find Success in The Dance Industry workshop last Wednesday I realized how much dancers let negative thoughts consume their minds. The evening started off with some general questions about how to navigate the dance industry in NYC but as we dug deeper it became very clear that creating a positive mindset was the […]

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How Challenges Make Us Better Dancers

How Challenges Make Us Better Dancers

“Make new friends, but keep the old. One is silver and the other’s gold.” These children’s song lyrics always make me think about my dance journey and the importance of versatility. While our foundational training is important, trying new genres and styles opens up a world of opportunity to really see how far we can […]

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