IT’S ALL ABOUT YOU! UNDERSTANDING YOUR LIFE

IT’S ALL ABOUT YOU! UNDERSTANDING YOUR LIFE

Dance
The life of a dancer has often been compared to the life of a gypsy with fluctuating work, travel, times of financial abundance and periods of financial shortage. For many, the lifestyle can be overwhelming due to the lack of financial consistency that a regular paycheck brings. The extr… Read Article
BREAKING OLD LABELS... YOU ARE WHAT YOU THINK

BREAKING OLD LABELS… YOU ARE WHAT YOU THINK

Dance
A label maker is good for one thing and that is to order chaos through clearly marked identification labels. We put labels on our school books, kitchen items, moving boxes, study desk, storage items, office cupboard etc. This form of categorizing is how we keep control and maintain order… Read Article
THE RESISTANCE FACTOR

THE RESISTANCE FACTOR

Dance
At least 3 times per week I ride my bicycle into Byron Bay. I live 6km out of the town centre and the ride gives me clarity and ideas for my three favorite things within my world of dance – directing my school, writing for DanceLife and my work as a performance enhancement coach. As I was r… Read Article
ITS ALL PART OF THE SHOW

IT'S ALL PART OF THE SHOW

Musical Theatre
Recently my school Dance Dynamics in Byron Bay presented our Mid Year Musical Theatre and Dance production called “Time of Your Life”. This was our 25th show in 10years of operation and for anyone who works in the theatre, event management, or business; you will know that Mu… Read Article
THE POWER OF PATIENCE

THE POWER OF PATIENCE

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If a flower could grow from seed to full form overnight what would be the point of growth? If all your dreams came true in a day what would be the point to life? Cultivating talent and an outcome takes time and patience and don’t we know it in the dance industry! Our industry is like no oth… Read Article
WHAT IS YOUR INJURY TELLING YOU

WHAT IS YOUR INJURY TELLING YOU?

Dance
Want to take a deeper look at psychological creation your injury? No, this article is not about nutrition or even your body as a dancer. Rather, it is an in-depth holistic look at the relationship between the mind, brain and the body (based on the biopsychosocial model) to resolve the unde… Read Article
Response Ability

Response-ability

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With the hustle and bustle of the exciting and chaotic Christmas events creeping up, this time of year is a very special time for dance schools across our country as we prepare for our annual productions. It is also this time of year that is easiest time to succumb to stress and this is where o… Read Article
The Teacher

The Teacher

Dance
The mediocre teacher tells, The good teacher explains, The superior teacher demonstrates, The great teacher inspires. – William Arthur Ward Dance teachers are much more than ex-dancers passing on their craft. We are educators in so many ways and our multi-talented skills can o… Read Article
Overcoming Performance Anxiety

Overcoming Performance Anxiety

Dance
Getting Back on the Horse Overcoming Performance Anxiety Performance anxiety can be a debilitating experience and one that can rob dancers of their joy and love of performance if not properly dealt with. 10 years ago I was in my 2nd year of full time training and after 12 years of performin… Read Article

The Truth about Self Sabotage

Dance
Ever wonder why it is hard to go to dance class or sometimes even get out of bed? Even after years of training and committing to mastering the art of dance. Even after reading those positive self- help books… you feel like you are in a way not getting anywhere? For many of us creative bei… Read Article

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