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The Spinning Dancer and Her Dizzy Brain

In every dance the commonality, no matter what the style or steps, are the spins. Spinning is a life long relationship. You will always, no matter what level of dancer you are, want (have to) to improve your spins; everyone … Continue reading

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How To Survive A Group Class: Ballet Edition

Rule Number One, the golden rule, when attending any dance group class: Be Humble. I don’t care if you attended the Joffrey, I don’t care if you are passing through with the Bolshoi and decided to pop in. Be humble or … Continue reading

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How To Survive A Group Class; Partner Dancing Edition

You’ve decided to start partner dancing. Congratulations!!! We love to dance and encourage any one who has the notion to get up and shake their tail feather. Here are some basic rules to get through and have a successful group … Continue reading

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Ode to Ben and Sheri’s Lindy Hop Flavored Ice Cream

According to their website, Ben asked Sheri to dance because he liked the way she smiled while she danced. To see Sheri’s smile in person it is very easy to see why he was attracted it. Smile’s run the gambit … Continue reading

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SICK-O! Stay HOME!

I know you live to dance. I know dancing is your shinning light that makes everything bearable. I know that it infects your body, but guess what else is infecting your body right now? That’s right, a nasty ass virus. … Continue reading

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Man Man vs The Indigo

I shot and edited this with Rachel Brice (#rachelthebrice), Mardi Love and Zoe Jakes (#zoejakes) almost 5 years ago. I miss those girls. The song is Spider Cider by Man Man Say goodnight to those bittersweet days When you could … Continue reading

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The Machiavellian Hustler

Machiavellianism is, according to the Oxford English Dictionary, “the employment of cunning and duplicity in statecraft or in general conduct” The Hustle is , according to urbandictionary.com, a) make money doing something slightly shady b) dance from the 70’s Combine the two and you get The Machiavellian … Continue reading

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