#182: The Foundation and Future of Funk [Podcast]

Your style is not your style unless you can choose it.  Foundation + You = Your Style –Jojo Diggs Session Summary: Feature Presentation: The 5th Anniversary Funk Celebration by Diggs Deeper was an amazing event that brought the dance community together with insightful panels, exciting battles, and deeply moving performances.  5 commonalities between the speakers’…

#181: Inside the Mind of a Unicorn [Podcast]

Any show that breaks the monotony works. If the end product is good, nothing can stop it from being successful.” ― Kunal Karan Kapoor Memoirs of a Unicorn broke monotony for sure!  The end product to me was great-this wonderful performance by Marjani Forte-Saunders. This is my take inside the mind of a unicorn, a mythical…

#180: Using Your Words to Hurt or Heal [Podcast]

“Words have energy and power with the ability to help, to heal, to hinder, to hurt, to harm, to humiliate, and to humble.” -Yehuda Berg Session Summary: Feature Presentation: I have a wonderful conversation with Katrena Cohea about topics including using your words in ways to empower mindset in dance and life, vegan recipes, and…

#179: When A Community Comes Together [Podcast]

When a community comes together to focus on a common cause, miracles happen.  This week’s session is a quick recap of Boogiezone Utopia, the place that welcomed me back to dance after a 20+ year hiatus, and how people pulled together so that they could stay in operation. Session Summary: Feature Presentation: These are the…

#178: Observations on Calm and Chaos [Podcast]

  Calm and chaos. Yin and yang. Navigating how to process these things. Such is life. Besides being a delightful experience, The 12th Annual MixMatch Dance Festival by Hart Pulse Dance Company inspired thoughts on calm and chaos. Session Summary: Freestyle Flow: The song You Give Love a Bad Name by Bon Jovi came to mind when…