Tweet Just had to reproduce this exchange with my Twitter friend The Original Turtle (@the_turtle): @nicole_sauvage: Need bigger house for working out choreography. #firstworldproblems #dancerproblems @the_turtle: @nicole_sauvage the weather is getting better… You could use the driveway! @nicole_sauvage: @the_turtle True fact! Would not be the weirdest thing ever seen on this street. @the_turtle: @nicole_sauvage in […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
Tweet Daniel and I had to stay busy between meeting our Dancing Stars partners and finding out the dances we’d been assigned, so last Sunday we spent the afternoon at the Macon Museum of Arts and Sciences’ “Instrument Petting Zoo” event. The event is an annual collaboration between the Museum and the Mercer/Macon Youth Orchestra […]Continue Reading... 2 Comments.
Tweet Several people asked us for details about our participation in the Atlanta Dance Classic competition next weekend. The venue is the Westin Peachtree Plaza, 210 Peachtree Street, Atlanta 30303. We are dancing several American Smooth heats Friday morning in the 11:00 hour, then we will do our rumba exhibition number during the evening session. […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
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 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 Click through to see our Rhythm heats at last weekend’s Garden City Dance Challenge and our first-ever solo showcase performance. Thanks once again to Mom, the videographer on crack the crack videographer!Continue Reading... 2 Comments.
Tweet Okay, fans, click through for video of our Smooth heats at this past Saturday’s Garden City Dance Challenge in Augusta. Tomorrow I’ll post the Rhythm heats and our solo showcase! Huge thanks to my mom for being our videographer. Next time we will teach you how to use the zoom and maybe even give […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
Tweet From Wikipedia: “The Peter Principle is a special case of a ubiquitous observation: anything that works will be used in progressively more challenging applications until it fails.” See also: my ability to dance the rumba. I fear that up until recently I may have been coasting on my previous dance experience plus Daniel’s savant-like […]Continue Reading... 4 Comments.
Tweet The walls of my childhood ballet studio were decorated with several posters by Harvey Edwards, including one close-up of a man doing a détiré en avant, sweat beaded on his face and hair. The caption: “Dance is work.” Eddie Ares’s studio offers this quotation on its website: “Dancers are the athletes of God.” Even […]Continue Reading... 1 Comment.