Archives for December 2014

An Open Letter to My Dance Students

One of the things I’m learning about teaching dance is that while it’s usually full of delightful challenges, there are rougher times too – such as the time when a dance student moves on to another location. While in the middle of one of these situations, I started reflecting on what I’d like to tell [Read More…]

New Props; New Challenges

I know I write a lot about belly dancing, but I also do hoopdance. Yes, that means dancing with a hula hoop, though we don’t really call tend to them that in the hoop community (since modern hoopdance has nothing to do with hula dancing). Mostly I dance with a “normal” sized hoop, which is [Read More…]