Monthly Archives: May 2013

MORE Dancing Keeps You Young

Whether or not dancing does keep you young is debatable, but inspirational stories of dancers who are still active in their nineties keep ME young! They fill me with a joyful picture of what is possible and help me believe … Continue reading

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Dancing with Physical Challenges: Part II

This may be my all-time favorite dance performance in this genre.    Aside from the grace and skill in this moving performance, I love the level of teamwork and the fact that they chose to work together.  It’s much easier … Continue reading

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Dancing with Physical Challenges: Peg Leg Bates

Many of you know that I have a special interest in working with people who live with physical disabilities. Before I gave up martial arts for dance, I had a lot of friends who were instrumental in starting the country’s … Continue reading

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Dancers do the Best Pratfalls!

  When you see a really great pratfall it’s a safe bet that the comic who executed it is a dancer. I’ve never been a slapstick fan, three stoogies style, but humor is an inexplicably individual thing, and there are … Continue reading

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Dancing Animals in Australia

The Nature Conservancy does great work and I love it when they use dance to showcase what they do.  OK, it’s not a regular theme, but here they are talking about their Australia project.  They illustrated it with these wonderful … Continue reading

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