Tweet A body that is dancing tends to continue dancing unless acted on by an outside force. In the absence of outside forces (spring semester ended on May 6; congratulations, Class of 2011!), we have been dancing a lot and doing a lot of dance-related stuff in the last several days. Since I haven’t had […]Continue Reading... 2 Comments.
Tweet Yesterday we started learning a Paso Doble routine in our lesson with Eddie. Daniel is especially excited about the paso because it requires good posture and sharp movements: he feels like it will help him improve his technique in our other dances. Plus, he loves exhibition-style routines with lots of eye-catching, dramatic moves. We […]Continue Reading... 2 Comments.
Tweet I’ve seen this phenomenon time and again with adult learners, regardless of what they are learning. But I never thought it would happen to me. See, I’m in this contemporary dance class at my studio. It’s pretty advanced and very choreography-focused. Physically, I can keep up. But I’ve never had contemporary before and it’s […]Continue Reading... 12 Comments.
Tweet Gentle readers, this past Thursday was a milestone in my life: I bought a new car. First brand-new car ever for me; first new-to-me car since 2001 when I bought a 1997 Nissan Altima. We still have the Altima; it’s in front of the house, basking in all the glory of the 183,000 miles […]Continue Reading... No Comments.