Category Archives: Dance

Back In My Element

There’s nothing better to me than being back in a dance studio. It might not be the studio I grew up in or even one I’m a regular at, but it always feels like I’ve returned home in a way. There’s something about it that just instantly relaxes me and makes me feel like I’m […]

Another Stepping Stone

Sunday was another glorious day of weather perfectly setting me up for a successful run. To be honest, it was almost a tad bit on the cold side for my personal preference when running but I’ll take that over a sweltering Florida day anytime! In theory I thought the seven mile run the previous weekend […]

Deep Down I’ll Never Change

There isn’t a day that goes by that I don’t still consider myself a dancer.  My fibromyalgia and injuries from the past might keep me from dancing professionally, but deep down in my heart I’ll never let go of what I know I still am.  It’s in the way I stand, how I gesture, and […]

Times Have Changed – Part 2

In our very first rehearsal I had a student who talked incessantly while we were trying to explain steps, giggled behind our backs every time we turned around, had to do everything in her power to have all the attention on her and then when I thought it couldn’t get any better she suggested what […]

Times Have Changed – Part 1

Every generation always looks at the youngsters below them and believes “we weren’t anything like that!” I know I’m totally going to sound like an old fuddy duddy, but I’m going to say it any way. Times sure have changed! During the spring semester, my fiancé and I were fortunate enough to get the opportunity […]