6 Tips for Competition Season

As we approach JUMP and RADIX dance competitions, it’s important to know that your actions speak louder than words. Let’s face it – we’ve all seen how ugly competitions can get on “Dance Moms!” Although that’s only a TV show that heightens negative behavior, it’s sometimes not too far from the truth. Here are my six ways you can create

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Reaching Your Dance Goals in 2018

As we come up on our first Team 8100 dance competition of 2018 (Celebrity Dance in Denver January 19-21), I’m reminded of how hard dancers work to reach their performance goals. And, the one piece of advice I give to all of my dancers is: As soon as you leave your dance class, that’s when the work should begin. I

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The Gift of Dance

I know it sounds cliché, but I’m so thankful to have my health and grateful to be in the place where I’m finally feeling strong again after going through a labrum reconstruction seven months ago. Being married to a former ski racer and having my own kids ski racing, it was a tough choice not to ski in a place built

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