Why the Floor Matters💃🏻

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Why does the floor matter?

There is nothing that that gets me more fired up as when I see dancers practice on concrete, asphalt or even grass.  Especially if they are jumping, leaping & turning. 

Even if the dancers are younger, growing bodies with soft bones are even more vulnerable to injury than adults or older students. It is important to reduce the impact on the body to prevent injury. This is done with a floating wood sub-floor.

There is some confusion regarding exactly what is a sprung…

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What Happens When No One is Watching....

Sophia:Me

Crazy success happens when no one is watching.

During the late nights and early mornings, at the gym or in the practice studio. 

It's done when you bite off more than you can chew and you have a tough pill to swallow. 

It's done when you throw yourself out there and you fall completely on your face. 

Crazy success happens when you keep showing up, even when no one likes, watches or comments. 

It happens when you write another email, voice memo or text to a client inviting them to work toget…

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Why the Floor Matters💃🏻

Screen Shot 2021-07-18 at 9.24.43 AM

Why does the floor matter?

There is nothing that that gets me more fired up as when I see dancers practice on concrete, asphalt or even grass.  Especially if they are jumping, leaping & turning. 

Even if the dancers are younger, growing bodies with soft bones are even more vulnerable to injury than adults or older students. It is important to reduce the impact on the body to prevent injury. This is done with a floating wood sub-floor.

There is some confusion regarding exactly what is a sprung…

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Why I don't Pay 💵 for Dance Lessons

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Why I Never Pay for Dance Classes.

As a dancer myself, a mama of a dancer, and teacher of many little dancers, this article always brings a tear to my eye. 

The art and discipline of dance has taught me so much of life.  It's beauty, it's hardships, it's growth, it's process and it's persistence.  Staying the course when it gets hard or feels impossible only to one day finally get it as if it was no sweat or tears in the making. 

Many of my life long friends are all part of the dance communit…

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