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Ep. 74 – Stories of Resilience with Corky Ballas & Carolina Orlovsky

From World Renowned Dancers to Children’s Book Authors TAs you may know, one of the main themes of this show is resilience. I love talking with successful and talented dancers about their own resilience journey and to hear what they can teach us about perseverance and following your dreams. As for today’s guests specifically, they …

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Ep. 70- Developing a Confident Dancer Off the Marley

Panel Discussion with Exceptional Coaches (Part 2) Last summer, I hosted an online conference called the Confident Dancer Summit, where 20 different dance educators came together to teach a short course on different aspects of confidence. It was a great weekend and I decided to share one of those inspiring conversations with you today. One …

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Ep. 69- Developing a Confident Dancer Off the Marley

Panel Discussion with Exceptional Coaches (Part 1) Last summer, I hosted an online conference called the Confident Dancer Summit, where 20 different dance educators came together to teach a short course on different aspects of confidence. It was a great weekend and I decided to share one of those inspiring conversations with you today. One …

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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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stephanie westbrook

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. 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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Ep. 52 – The Mindset of a Dance Boss with Erin Pompa

Helping professional dancers launch an online business Have you ever thought about using your dance experience and education to do something other than teaching dance? Now, if you are a dance educator out there who loves what you do, I’m certainly not the one to tell you to leave. But, I have a guest today …

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Ep. 33- Why You Shouldn’t Tell Tour Dancers to “Leave it at the Door” with Ali Phillips

Why You Shouldn’t Tell Tour Dancers to “Leave it at the Door” with Ali Phillips Have you ever told your dancers to “leave it at the door?” I know I used that phrase a lot and it’s because I wanted dancers to come into class with a positive mindset and let go of any drama …

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Ep. 31- Thinking about High School Dance Team Alternates? 5 different perspectives

Thinking about High School Dance Team Alternates? 5 different perspectives This episode comes straight from all of you, I’ve had many people ask me to talk about having alternates on the team. It’s a tricky situation, mentally and logistically but I didn’t feel like I could talk about this topic on my own. Instead, I …

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