Empowering Our Ballet Students, Part 1

Empowering Our Ballet Students, Part 1

This is the first in a series of posts on building empowered dancers in the ballet studio. You can read the continuation of this series by checking out Part 2 and Part 3. What is an empowered dancer? In my opinion, students who are empowered are: Self-aware and...
At times like these, Why Dance?

At times like these, Why Dance?

For a little while now I’ve been questioning why I do what I do for a living. The doubt is actually a huge part of the reason I haven’t been writing much lately. I’ve been doing a lot of reflection, but not the kind that is easy (or pleasant) to put...
The Year I Stop Glorifying Busy

The Year I Stop Glorifying Busy

The holidays are, if nothing else, an excellent chance to practice your small talk. At annual get togethers with friends, family, family friends, and the like, the usual opening question goes something like, “So….How’ve you been?” Not a...