Moving is important. What if we took the hint, and actually paused?

NORMAL, IL—My feed is filled with virtual dance classes and obituaries. As COVID-19 continues to tear through this country and redefine ways of life, indefinitely,…

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Kait’s New Year’s Resolution: Don’t Diet

At age thirteen, Chicken Soup for the Teenage Soul told me being 5’2 and 115 pounds was overweight (who let them publish this?). My diet…

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Get Down: a virtual dance off benefitting the Global Poverty Project

The Global Poverty Project is built on the idea that poverty is perpetuated by a lack of access to education worldwide. What does that have…

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Unsolicited advice. To myself. And, a word about stillness in dance.

Calm down and sit still. But, keep busy, too.   I have a serious tendency to jam pack my life.  I actually feel like sometimes…

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A Chance to Dance. But, is it really your only chance?

  In watching last week's episode of A Chance to Dance, I found a lot of myself in those young dancers.  I remember what it felt…

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Why Dance Matters (or at least why it mattered at 8pm last Thursday night)

  I've been doing a whole lot of stalling this week on giving my two cents for the Why Dance Matters campaign.  The lovely Nichelle over…

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IS it #GoingToBeOk?

The Dance/USA conference is in full-swing now, and the dance world at large has taken San Francisco by storm.  Being tasked with "live-tweeting" by the…

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A Meeting of Bloggy Minds

  Zac Whittenburg perhaps tweeted it best:   Zachary Whittenburg ‏trailerpilot In full effect: deep-fried pretzels and real talk with dancinbranflake artintercepts danceadvantage mariasmovers + 4dancers.#DUSAconf   What kind of blew my mind about…

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Sometimes, Lauren thinks

I work, and I write, and then I work some more, and then I write some more. And then, sometimes, I think.   What I…

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Eat, Pray, PRODUCE

First of all, I'd like to publicly announce that that movie should have ended after the "eat" part in Italy… although I've been told the book…

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