Motivation

Motivation is what gets you started; habit is what keeps you going.

Expression and Life

This January there were notable artists that passed on from this life.  Their expressions gave us mile marker memories.  “Oh yeah!  I remember hearing that song on the school bus for the first time and being really excited.”  When artists express themselves so vibrantly, there is an impression left on the souls of others.  What…

LEAP

Meaningful change in heart, body, and mind takes time, but it all starts with one brave leap forward.  When you do, you say to yourself: I am bigger than the fear that’s holding me back, and I am ready to reach for more.

You + Friends = Better Health

“Hitting the holiday party is likely worth the effort: A new study suggests that time spend with loved ones may help your body fight inflammation.” Prevention.com December 2013

Moving to Math THANK YOUs

This is the month of push for the Moving to Math classes. We’ve worked all year to unlock the minds of our students and help them see the box, measure it, crawl around it, jump in & out of it and transform it into a tool for their personal artistry.  We’ll be reviewing and preparing…

Amor Sceleratus Habendi : the Love of Patio Furniture

It was 2003. I had a house, storefront dance studio, a wonderful husband and a new baby. The hope of prosperity was dwelling upon me. Yet, I kept desiring a ‘something’ that would complete the picture. “Amor sceleratus habendi” means “the accursed love of getting”.  In those days I had an uncanny ability to purchase…

Congratulations Comdoc Flashmob!

This weekend the Comdoc Flashmob performed their dance at the annual company holiday party.  The cast met once a week for 7 weeks and once a day for 1 week.  Andrea Capuano and Donna Neff organized song selections.  Capuano and her husband actually wrote and recorded lyrics to match the inside jokes of the office’s…

Testimonial from a Personal Training Client

It is always a delight to be able to help someone who feels they are in a dark place in life.  Many trainers and physicians can recommend exercise as medicine for any number of ailments, however, when I use methods from the deep heritage of dance training – I find clients can make quick progress. …