Leadership Lessons from Freestyle Session

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The DancePreneuring Studio Podcast is the place where dance inspires life and business. Each session ties the art of dance with your life and business with stories, strategies and tactics from people in the dance world.

Healing Through Dance, Meditation and Movement

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“We dance for laughter, we dance for tears, we dance for madness, we dance for fears, we dance for hopes, we dance for screams, we are the dancers, we create the dreams.” -Albert Einstein Even though we are coming out of this pandemic, seems like yesterday and it seems like a lifetime when things were…

How to Have a Better Relationship with Yourself and With Others

According to Merriam Webster dictionary, the definition of juxtapose means to place (different things) side by side (as to compare them or contrast them or to create an interesting effect) Interesting is a mild word to describe the work of Jacob Jonas The Company. I would use engaging and fascinating, for examples. Juxtapose is the…

How To Be A Better Dance Artist

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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…

The Beautiful Blend of Indian Dance and More Through Blue13 Dance Company

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Our work has always been rooted in unveiling inequity and celebrating with radical joy in the face of adversity. We are not any one thing to serve to satisfy white centered ideology. We are not inferior in our Bollywood, in our abstract work, on stage, or in a cypher. We are a brown and black…

Silver Linings in a Pandemic

The play “UnRavelled” and the project “Dance 4 Democracy” are two of several silver linings that Melissa Greenspan (actor, voice over artist, former dancer) and I talk about in this latest session.

Thriving in The Betweens

Out of clutter, find simplicity. From discord, find harmony. In the middle of difficulty lies opportunity. -Albert Einstein To describe this time as difficult is an understatement for most, yet within it lies a surplus of serendipities and loads of lessons. I am grateful to experience this firsthand learning from artists that I would not have…

How Watching A Live Performance Can Help You Achieve Your Heart’s Desire

I have attended many live performances in the last few years thanks to podcasting. Not only am I entertained and moved, but I glean many lessons that apply to dance, life and business. The following thoughts are a summary of my experiences at various productions from the last few months. With all of the fantastic…

Being Present and Honoring Your Path to Creativity

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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

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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…

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