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Hawaii, Kale, coffee and other musings…

Apologies, this isn’t very dance related, but it’s a blog that I started that just sort of came out of no where and now that it’s done, there’s only one thing left to do. Hit publish. I hope you all … Continue reading

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Show Stoppers

I was already to finish up writing a post about the fun and substance of the Winter Show Cases when on Tuesday night I was getting out of my car and the back spasm started. Show stopper… It felt like … Continue reading

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Stank Face

Why does some ones achievement sometimes mean burn the witch? Is it my fault you don’t come to class as much as I do? So you have a family, I don’t. I don’t make dinner for others, there is no … Continue reading

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How To Quit You

Rachel Brice so earnestly said to me, “You’re not done one minute before you are done. Not one minute, one second, one hour.” These words still echo in my brain when the moment I realize, something is actually over. In … Continue reading

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Seven Deadly Sins Of Dance: Why I’m Guilty of Every One of Them

I have never been a religious person and I am truly sorry if my views offend anyone. My only intent is to write a charming blog about the sinning (some fun, some not so fun) of dance. I started with … Continue reading

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Negotiating Burn Out; Dance Edition

Are you feeling overwhelmed? Physical, mental and emotional exhaustion got you down? Are shame and doubt your new best friends? Have you developed so much cynicism and callousness that one could interpret it as, an attitude? Does failure, helplessness and … Continue reading

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