Tweet Our class is learning the cha-cha–and also learning how hard it can be to do the steps accurately AND up to tempo. (If they’re anything like me, it’s usually one or the other…) Last night I downloaded my favorite slow/practice cha-cha song. Click and enjoy! In other news, it became known in class last […]Continue Reading... 4 Comments.
Tweet Had an interesting conversation with a ballet classmate’s mother last week. She mentioned that she wants her daughter to stay in her current level for another year rather than moving up to the next class.* Meanwhile, I am supposed to move into Ballet Tech, which is nearly the most advanced class in the studio. […]Continue Reading... 5 Comments.
Tweet Skimming the Gumbo Dancesport Championships registration information, I came across the following warning about the importance of being on deck in a timely manner: “THE COMPETITION WILL NOT BE DELAYED.” Eep! Okay, Gumbo, we get it. No need to get all caps-locky. We will be on deck 2 heats in advance, we promise!Continue Reading... No Comments.
Tweet [Point of order: Paula East has asked me to mention her class schedule; you can find it on our “Sponsorship and Dance Instruction” page. Classes are now in progress for beginner/intermediate dancers (Sundays) and advanced dancers (Tuesdays) at the Wellness Center.] Progress in ballet sometimes seems so glacially slow that I forget it’s there […]Continue Reading... 3 Comments.
Tweet First of all, let me say thank you once again to everybody who came out to our monthly-dance-turned-Daniel’s-birthday-party last night. It was a ton of fun, Daniel was delighted, and we will be eating the leftover snacks for days! Extra shout-outs to one couple (you know who you are) for bravely attending your first […]Continue Reading... 2 Comments.
Tweet Last night we danced our new rumba routine at an International Festival event at Mercer University. It was a really nice event: good turnout, nice weather, really sweet organizer (Hi Laurel!). So if I didn’t dance well (spoiler: I didn’t), I can’t seriously blame anyone but myself. Still, on the way home I was […]Continue Reading... No Comments.