Posts in Inspiration
Nail Your Whole Dance Career by Doing This One Thing

If I had done this one thing from the very beginning, I could have saved myself so much heartache and lessons learned the hard way. Thankfully, those very lessons will help you have a much smoother start on your journey than I did.  Continue reading to discover the one thing you should do now to start making your way towards success in your dance career.

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For Dance Parents: How to Support Your Dancer through Their Career Pursuit

A dance career can be incredibly fulfilling but also quite challenging to build.  Whether you're feeling a bit nervous for your dancer or have complete confidence that they'll make it big, here are a few things you can do to help support them on the journey ahead. 

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Letters to a Young Dancer #1: Dance Career or Not?

Just because you love dance and have a talent for it, doesn't mean you'd enjoy the hustle and bustle of making it your career.  The good news is if you've spent a significant amount of time with dance, then you've acquired some great skills that will serve you greatly in ANY career field you choose.

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Rejected Again: How to Trust the Process

If you've been at your career hustle long enough, I'm sure you've heard the term "trust the process" a time or two.  Although ideas like this are intended to encourage us when we're feeling defeated, it can be hard to understand what that phrase really means.  Keep reading to find out what it means to trust the process and how to handle all the rejection your career pursuit will throw your way. 

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From Passion to Profits: How This Dancer's Problem Became Her Money Maker

Any one of us can be in business simply by filling a need.  That's what Erin Carpenter, founder of Nude Barre, did.  According to her feature in Dance Spirit, Erin turned one of her biggest dance problems into a successful business.  

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Monetize Your Gifts: Let Your Passion Pay YOU for a Change!

When we follow our heart towards those things that move us most, AND we do them in service to others, then we've got some MAJOR purpose driven living going on.  And then, when your purpose becomes your money maker....that's FREEDOM living at its best!

To discover your money maker, you need to find the sweet spot where your passion and other interests meet the need you can fill or are already filling.  I explain it all in this video.  

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The Five Most Inspiring Quotes from 'The Alchemist'

Paolo Coelho's best seller, The Alchemist, is so powerful because it lights the way for each of us to find our own personal legends.  It's a tale of being open, flexible enough to change course, trusting yourself, trusting love, and following your heart.  There are so many universal nuggets of wisdom and truth in this story, and the following quotes are my top five. 

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JOY Is About More Than Just Happy Feelings

Choosing JOY is about so much more than happy feelings.  Happiness is linked to external things, like achievements, other people, or ideal circumstances.  JOY, on the other hand, is a state of being.  Learn what it takes to operate from a place of JOY everyday.

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How to Dance Through Life

How do we sustain our peace, purpose, and joy for the long haul?  How do we push past mistakes?  How do we overcome failures and disappointments to thrive once again?  All of those steps are apart of the dance of life my friend.

While I find it important that each of us be equipped to dance professionally if we so desire, I find it vital that we learn to dance through life.  So, today I want to teach us the steps. 

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Your Only Competition is YOU!

When performers are uber competitive, unwilling to help others, unwilling to share connections, or unwilling to share audition info...just to name a few...those are clear signs that something deeper is going on.  In these cases, fear is back stage calling all the shots.  Instead of letting fear put puppet strings on your personal and professional life, operate from this truth instead.  

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Dreams Come True, But Not Overnight

Everyone has intense passion for the dreams they're waiting to come true, but that's just it...they're still waiting.  They feel like they're ready, they're talented, and they're qualified, but their dreams jobs have yet to manifest.  That's okay.  Great things take time to come to pass.

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