UPDATED VERSION OF THIS POST IS HERE. If you’ve taken class with me you know sometime near the end of class I set up a little tripod and I shoot us dancing. Most teachers are cool with it, but of course always ask before you do it. Your teacher is right to be protective of… Continue reading
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So you’ve decided you want to join a flash mob
So youâ€™ve decided you join to do a flash mob. Youâ€™ve seen Oprahâ€™s flash mob, you saw that Modern Family flash mob episode, youâ€™ve watched many flash mob proposals online and thought â€œhey, I want to do that.â€ And I say to you YES. Good god yes do it. Flash mobs are fun and full… Continue reading
Pure Uncut Joy
A few weekends ago I took a spectacular trinity of classes at City Dance. Amber, Rocko, and Emerson. 4.5 hours of dance in one weekend. I was on an endorphin high that whole weekend…then Monday hit and my body was like …NOPE. You shouldn’t have done that. Iced my knees. Didn’t dance at all. Just… Continue reading
Do I want to grind it or pop it today?
Did you know that there’s a hip hop dance class available every day in the Bay Area? EVERYDAY. I knew this was roughly true in my head because I’ve taken enough classes to know if one teacher cancels a class I can switch to another and not sit in my car stuffing powdered donuts in… Continue reading
So you want to learn hip hop dance in the Bay Area
IMPORTANT: There is an updated 2017 version of this list here. It’s the new year and you’ve decided that you want to learn hip hop dance. Or you’ve seen my constant updates in FB and are wondering which classes I recommend you take because I seem to be taking classes everywhere in the Bay Area…. Continue reading
SF Flash Mob Proposal 12.7.2013
2013 has been a year of dance for me. Thanks to some fantastic teachers in the SF Bay Area finding amazing dance teachers hasn’t been a problem. I turned 40 this year so I really wanted to end the year with something happy and incorporated dance. [View the story “SF Flash Mob Proposal 12.7.2013” on… Continue reading
Have you ever hugged a dancer?
They’re built like pit bulls. All muscle in a super lean body. They’re amazing. Learned about video from Kottke. Of course.
Mission in the Mix
You may not know this but I had dreams of being a cheerleader. I wanted the short skirt, the pony tail, the socks. I wanted it all. Yeah this whole dark, moody, gothic thing that I’ve been holding close to my heart is simply because I was denied the chance to be on the Wilmington… Continue reading
Micaya and Emerson
Now anyone who sees me on a daily basis knows I’m quite conservative in look. I don’t wear low cut, muffin topper jeans. I’m not particularly expressive in the frontal chest area. I pretty much have an oxford button down in every color and if an outfit has a particularly J. Crew-ish look to it,… Continue reading