Hello, and Welcome Back! This week we have three smooth style ballroom dance lessons for you to try. All of these lessons are available for you to experience for FREE on YouTube. First Steps of Foxtrot https://youtu.be/uwJDESV-IUw First up is a basic lesson in American Smooth Style Foxtrot. This is one we put together at … Continue reading FREE DANCE DAY! Smooth Ballroom Style
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
Take the words as dancers and direct them into their placement along a track of sound. Are you a subtitles person, or do you go for the dubbing? I won't try to sell you on subbing if it's not your preference, but I do want to illuminate the importance of options when it comes to … Continue reading Choreography of Words in Motion | Digital Skills for Dance Accessibility
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
Those of you who know me personally may know that have been practicing to learn more video editing skills. To do this, I am using an outdated version of Camtasia by TechSmith that I purchased during college. For the most part, I had only used it for tutorials and discussion videos for school. In terms … Continue reading Digital Dance Skills in Progress | Video Editing
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
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
This video is a super quick introduction to YouTube search engine optimization. I will tell you a few ways you can add detail to your video uploads to help potential viewers find it in search. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DmgxCawx_Uk This video will be premiered LIVE on YouTube June 21 at 3:45pm,PST. Please come and join me to chat!
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"