The #1 Mistake Brides Make with their First Dance

What Every Wedding Couple Needs to Know Before Their First Dance In partner dancing, one person leads and the other follows. Those are just the rules of the game. When one or both people don’t play by the rules, the dance breaks down.The biggest problem I see couples have when preparing for … Read more about The #1 Mistake Brides Make with their First Dance

Finding an Easy, Upright Posture…Part 1

Part 1: Brandee's Thoughts on "Correct" PostureFind Your Easy Alignment This month I set aside the topic of connecting and moving from your center with a partner to talk a bit about posture, one of the most important aspects in dance.This video gives you the information you need to start to … Read more about Finding an Easy, Upright Posture…Part 1

Partner Connection Starts with You!…Part 2

Part 2: How to Find and Connect with Your Center In month’s video, I lead you in finding and connecting with your center before you connect with your dance partner. Dancing from your center not only makes your movement smoother and easier, it also makes your lead and follow more … Read more about Partner Connection Starts with You!…Part 2

Partner Connection Starts with You!…Part 1

Part 1: How to Connect with Yourself & the Ground I’m pleased to present my first-ever dance video!As dancers, you know how important good partner connection is. But if you’re not connected with yourself, how can you connect with a partner?In this video, I lead you in an experiential … Read more about Partner Connection Starts with You!…Part 1

Learn to Dance Faster by Going Slower

Learn to Dance Faster by Going SlowerI originally wrote this post for my Feldenkrais blog. But it completely applies to learning dance, so I'm re-posting it here. Enjoy!Some people relish the opportunity to slow down and pay attention to themselves, such as doing a Feldenkrais or yoga … Read more about Learn to Dance Faster by Going Slower

A Dancer’s Guide to Knowing What Dance to Do to a Song

A Dancer's Guide to Knowing What Dance to Do What Dance Do I Do to This Song?Dancers, have you ever found yourself standing on the sidelines for the first half of each song trying to figure out what dance is supposed to be done to the music? Like my students you might be wondering: How do I … Read more about A Dancer’s Guide to Knowing What Dance to Do to a Song

3 Simple Strategies to Improve Your Coordination

3 Simple Strategies to Improve Your CoordinationRecently, I've been thinking about the fastest and easiest ways to help my dance students improve coordination. Here are my tips for better coordination in dancing and in life! What is Coordination? The dictionary defines coordination as “to … Read more about 3 Simple Strategies to Improve Your Coordination