How To Be A Better Dance Artist

Art is a political act. Dance is discipline and revolt. My body is my country. -Anabella Lenzu (Photo by Todd Carroll) 2019 seems so long ago, especially in light of this past year of coming out of the pandemic. Looking back at history of some notable events in 2019, included some fortunate and some not…

Being Present and Honoring Your Path to Creativity

One thing in life is certain. And that is life is unpredictable.  You don’t always know what will happen next. Does that trigger fear? And what is fear to you?  Anxiety? The unknown? Or, can you approach fear in a different way, as an acronym that stands for feeling excited and ready? I thought about…

How Decisions Make Dreams Come True

What do you do when you are hospitalized in a foreign country and you don’t speak the language? When doctors tell you that you won’t live past age 25? If you’re Hal Banfield, you press through despite these odds. And you know that doctors are NOT God.  Former professional dancer turned award winning journalist and…

The Journey of Being Brave and Fearless

Session Summary: They say that third time’s a charm, but in the case of dancer and author Renee Harris, every time is a charm when she’s been on the podcast. This bonus session is brought to you to promote the July 6, 2019 event for Developing Next Artist at 626 Night Market in Arcadia California,…