How to Stop Back Leading and Enjoy Your Wedding First Dance

In the last post, I debunked common myths about following and shared some of the many upsides to dancing as a Follower. The real joy of ballroom dancing is moving together in harmony with another person. This goes much more smoothly when each person sticks to their role as Leader or Follower, and … Read more about How to Stop Back Leading and Enjoy Your Wedding First Dance

4 Secrets About Partner Dancing that Will Help Your First Dance

In the last post, I laid out the biggest problem wedding couples have when preparing their first dance—the Follower back leading—and why that back fires. In this post, I’ll debunk the myths that often make brides adverse to the idea of following. When you know the real truth about partner dancing, … Read more about 4 Secrets About Partner Dancing that Will Help Your First Dance

Final Tips to Boost Your Dance Memory (Part 3)

Part 3: Ways to Maximize Your At-Home Dance Practice In the last two posts, I’ve shared memory tips to use during and immediately after class to improve your retention.3 Memory Tips to Use Between Dance Classes Here are 3 things you can do in between classes to boost your dance memory. Tip … Read more about Final Tips to Boost Your Dance Memory (Part 3)

More Simple Tips to Boost Your Dance Memory (Part 2)

Part 2: How to Improve Your Memory After Class In the last post, I gave you memory tips to use during a class to increase your retention. In this post, I offer 5 great tips to use right after class to boost your movement memory.5 Memory Tips You Can Use After Class Tip # 1: Write It … Read more about More Simple Tips to Boost Your Dance Memory (Part 2)

Simple Tips to Boost Your Dance Memory (Part 1)

Part 1: How to Improve Your Memory During ClassWant to improve your dance memory? You can probably relate to the experience a dance move being completely clear in the moment only to degrade into a confused jumble when you try it later? Or maybe you got big benefits from the movements in a … Read more about Simple Tips to Boost Your Dance Memory (Part 1)

Finding an Easy, Upright Posture…Part 4

Part 4: Clarify Your Midline Previously in the Posture Series...In the last video of the Finding an Easy Upright Posture series, you lengthened your sides for more supportive posture. If you haven't tried that exercise yet, you can do it here. Enjoy More Balance and Efficiency in Your … Read more about Finding an Easy, Upright Posture…Part 4

Finding an Easy, Upright Posture…Part 3

Part 3: Lengthening Your Sides Previously in the Posture Series... In the previous video in the Finding an Easy Upright Posture series, you lengthened your spine. If you haven't done that exercise yet, I recommend doing it now.Enjoy More Space in Your Ribs and Waist Today let's look at how … Read more about Finding an Easy, Upright Posture…Part 3

Finding an Easy, Upright Posture…Part 2

Part 2: Lengthening Your Spine Previously in the Posture Series... Last month I talked about "good" posture and gave you some ways to assess your alignment to enjoy more effortless upright posture in dance and in life. If you haven't viewed that video yet, you can watch it here. 2 Minutes to a … Read more about Finding an Easy, Upright Posture…Part 2