Hello, and happy Friday! This week we have chosen three dance fitness lessons to get your weekend started off with some fun. All of these lessons are available for you to experience for FREE on YouTube. Dance Cardio Let's start with a 90's throwback dance cardio from Kyra Pro. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Whba1DlO1XM Dancer's Arms Your arms will … Continue reading FREE DANCE DAY! Fun Dance Fitness
Hello, and Welcome Back! This week we have three beginner ballet dance lessons to inspire your inner swan, or whatever role you aspire to. All of these lessons are available for you to experience for FREE on YouTube. Ballet Starters To start with, this video featuring Royal Ballet School trained ex Professional Ballerina, Kimberley Berkin … Continue reading FREE DANCE DAY! Simple Ballet Starters
Hello, and happy dance day! If you've ever wanted to learn to swing dance, there is no better time than now! Our FREE YouTube lessons this week will get you energized and swinging into the weekend. Single-Time Swing Basic In this first video lesson, we break-down a single-time swing basic step with a partner. You … Continue reading FREE DANCE DAY! Some Swinging Things
In case you missed it, this week on YouTube, I uploaded a brief introduction to search engine optimization, and I also had some older files from this side-hustle blog that I edited together. I have found YouTube to be a fun challenge. I am still working through channeling my personality on camera despite my social … Continue reading Every Room is a Dance Room
Hello, and happy Friday! We are going to begin sharing a curated collection of FREE Dance Lessons and Resources from myself and other great dancers on YouTube every week! All of these lessons are available for you to experience for FREE on YouTube. This week we have three beginner ballroom dance lessons. If you are … Continue reading FREE DANCE DAY! Learn Ballroom Basics on YouTube
Some of you who follow me on Instagram are keen that I decided to leave the studio I had been training at previously, since I was not feeling their vibe. Truthfully, even without the pandemic, dance studio spaces are not my first choice for learning to dance, so seeking an alternative does jive with me. … Continue reading Partner Dancing | Now With More Partner!
One of my favorite ways to start the day is by launching my local Classical Music Radio Station and feeling myself into an ecstatic morning dance. Today my joy popped at this piece by Valerie Coleman, called "Umoja", a Swahili word meaning "unity". https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=23Yx9gWHh0E Imani Winds performs Valerie Coleman's "Umoja"
Taking an online dance class has many benefits, and sometimes one of the benefits is an opportunity to do good. For the month of June, many artists have pledged to donate their class proceeds for causes that fight racial inequality. Check out this list of fundraising dance classes that are happening this week and throughout … Continue reading Dancing for Good (A List of Dance Classes that are Giving Back)
Hello dancers! If you are temporarily not working or working less, I feel you, and so I want to share a few ideas that I have used to make some extra money from home. I have done all these before, and while they are not meant to be a full-time dance income replacement, they may … Continue reading Side-Hustle Ideas for Out of Work Dancers
In honor of Frankie Manning’s birthday and #FrankieMonth, The Frankie Manning Foundation is holding a global shim sham relay! No matter where you are in the world on 26 May 2020, 8pm your time is now Shim Sham time! If you want someone to dance with, I will be sharing my Shim Sham Demonstration during … Continue reading It’s Shim Sham Time Somewhere! Join the Shim Sham Relay for Frankie Manning’s Birthday