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Ep. 67 – Finding Your Unique Professional Path with Caroline Liviakis

Not every journey to a professional dance career looks the same! Today’s guest is Caroline Liviakis, she is the Founder and Executive Artistic Director of the Caroline Liviakis Dance Company (CLDC), choreographing and producing live performances and interactive experiences. In her most recent project, she brings her creative visions to digital form as a choreographer …

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Ep. 66- Supporting Our Dancers’ Mental Health

It’s important to look out for them, but it’s not all your responsibility either. This episode is a little heavier, but I’m learning to lean into the hard, so I hope you’ll join me. I’m grateful that there is a growing conversation around mental health, increasing awareness and hopefully supporting your dancers. However, I also …

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Ep. 65 -Team Building with Champion All-Star Coach Stephanie Westbrook

Concrete ideas to improve your dancers’ connection Today’s guest is Stephanie Westbrook, who is based in Sydney Australia and currently coaches the University of New South Wales Warriors Premier Dance Teams. Over the years her teams have won multiple National Championships, multiple international bids, and multiple Dance Grand Champion titles, and Stephanie has also received …

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Ep. 63- When Do I Teach My Dancers About Mental Skills?

Spoiler Alert: ANYTIME! But there’s more too it… It’s summer, which for me as a mental performance consultant means busy season! Lots of dance studios and coaches want to focus on mental skills training in the summer, which is great. It’s our “off-season” or as I like to say, “improvement season”. So in today’s episode, …

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Ep. 59 – Advice from Passionate Dance Educators Joe Nickel & Michelle Tolson

Why our dancers need our help more than ever… Today’s episode features two special guests, who are both professionally accomplished and exceptional dance educators.  As I say in the episode, sometimes you just click with people right away because you are grounded in the same philosophy and approach to life, which is why I clicked …

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