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Learning the “Other” Role in Partner Dance

April 24, 2014

– posted by Maria Ford Some dances are “mirrored” dances. That is, an instructor can stand with followers in front…

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Wedding Choreography: Is It Right For You?

April 14, 2014

– posted by Maria It’s that time again! We are getting many inquiries about our Wedding Dance Package, and are…

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I Don’t Like Your Connection

March 15, 2014

As an instructor, the most common complaints I hear from Followers and from Leaders are related to connection: Leaders complain…

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Salad in a Jar

February 16, 2014

Thanks to the back to her roots blog, I have been experimenting with making Salad in a Jar for the…

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“Dance Etiquette”: Nino DiGiulio

January 1, 2014

After he read this, one of our students said, “These are life lessons!” Yup. Read it >> 

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“Productive Stretching for Dancers”:

November 15, 2013

There’s stretching, and then there’s productive stretching. … Mere stretching is not suitable for my dancers. … Why choose to…

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(Giant) Zucchini Stuffed with Sausage, Mushrooms & Sage

September 11, 2013

This is a delicious Fall meal that I just made directly from this recipe on thekitchn. The photos are mine,…

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Getting the Most from a Dance Workshop

September 4, 2013

This article is a response to a suggestion/request we received via Facebook. We’d love to hear other suggestions for how…

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“Eat More” Snacks

August 22, 2013

These raw snacks do not contain refined sugar AND they taste just like “Eat More” candy bars.

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Cheese-Stuffed Tomatoes

August 20, 2013

Maria created this recipe after having a similar dish at a Russian restaurant. They are SO delicious, and it would…

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