#077: 7 Dance Myths Dispelled [Podcast]

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7 Dance Myths Dispelled

What do you think of when you hear the word “Dancer”? The word can conjure up a variety of images, and in this session of The DancePreneuring Studio, I dispel the 7 most common myths surrounding what it really means to be a dancer.

Session Summary

  • Step to Success: A step to your success is anything that moves your life and your business forward.  Whether it’s an app, a book or an idea, you can apply something today that will help you succeed.  Today’s step to success is establishing a stop time for your work to prevent burnout.
  • Dancer’s Dialect: The Dancer’s Dialect is the dancer’s language. I share concepts and terminology across different genres so that you can see the correlations in your life and in your business.  This week’s word is coupe which is a classical ballet term that means “cut” or “cutting” and is usually used as a transition step for bigger steps. There are also cheap tramadol uk turns called coupe turns in jazz, lyrical and contemporary. Check out this quick clip:
  • Freestyle Flow: An interesting conversation about what kind of dancer someone thought I was. Hilarious.
  • Feature Presentation: Common dance myths dispelled
    • Dancers are extroverts because they perform in front of people.
    • Dancers take the utmost care of their bodies.
    • Dancers can choreograph, teach and perform.
    • Dancers know their dance history.
    • Dancers need to begin dance training when young in order to be a great dancer.
    • Dancers need a certain body type to dance.
    • All great dancers have full capacity and utilization of all body parts.

Links to This Session:

Misty Copeland

Alice Klock

Diarmaid O’Meara

Johann Kobborg

Axis Dance Company

Marisa Hamamoto

Heidi Latsky

Tricia Gomez

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About the author, Annett

Annett Bone is the creator and host of The DancePreneuring Studio where she guides her listeners on a journey of transformation inspired by dance, life, and business. The podcast is a reflection of her personal adventure overcoming her fears and returning to her passion for dance after a 20+ year hiatus, the lessons that she has learned along the way, and proving that it’s never too late to be great.

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