Tag Archives: ballroom dance

Mouse Tales

This is a mouse tale, about my mouse tails. What is a mouse tail? Mouse tails and ears are what some ballet people call the strings that you secure your slipper or shoe with at the front of your slipper … Continue reading

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Spin Cycle

Time to talk about laundry baby. Yup. Laundry. How much is too much? No matter how many black tank tops, tights, dance pants, leotards, tee shirts, yoga pants, stretchy pants or dance related items I own, it just seems, before … Continue reading

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A Fly In The Ointment

For five centuries, ‘a fly in the ointment’ has meant a small defect that spoils something valuable or is a source of annoyance. The modern version thus suggests that something unpleasant may come or has come to light in a … Continue reading

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“Go Couple 109!”

Tap tap… this thing on? (Feed back) Hello… I’m in italics. We are having an open night mic here and I’d like to introduce our first performer, Stef. Stef come on up here and give her a warm welcome! She … Continue reading

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Desert Classic – Top Shots

I was going to post this to my other blog, but I thought you all might enjoy it a bit more. My camera battery died Saturday afternoon so I wasn’t able to get anything from Saturday night. The one thing … Continue reading

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Into the Desert, Classic.

My Trophy, Claus, runs away triumphant from the Desert Classic TRex. The week prior to Desert Classic, was not a good week for TheSpinningDancer. The cayos theory was in full effect. The butterfly was having a conniption fit in the … Continue reading

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I Love The…

I’ve spent a lot of time on this blog describing and explaining things I don’t like. In lieu of that, I do solemnly swear, more positivity. It’s just more productive. Today I would like to say, I love the… …philosophy … Continue reading

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Dr. Coppelius

Last night I was sewing the elastic on new slippers for my second ballet performance. After appearing in the Nut Cracker back in December, I’ve gone back for one more in CoppĂ©lia. Funnily enough, almost Freudian really, the story of … Continue reading

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Pet Peeves

Trying out some new instructors and since it has been that long since I have had to embark on this journey I forgotten what it is like to be on the receiving end of someone else’s bloated ego. Why is … Continue reading

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