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Take a Trip In My Rocket Ship

Today I was teaching dance to toddlers 18 months -24 months in a preschool and I was thinking I needed a new way to transition from one part of class to the other. A rocket ship came into my head for some reason and it worked so well! In between each section of class, I would say: Explain first what …

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Book: Creative Ideas For Growing Imaginations

Here it is friends! I’m really proud to share my book with you! It’s meant to be inspiring and affordable for you in the new dance year! Find it here: Teaching Early Childhood Dance: Creative Ideas For Growing Imaginations Please reach out with any questions or comments! I would love to hear from you! 🙂 xo

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Energize 2018

This weekend I presented at Energize in Chicago! I got to meet a few readers in person and it was a joy to give hugs and share stories! It was nice to have the time to reenergize for myself! I would love for you to consider coming next year! Here are some photos from the weekend! I spoke on a …

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Life Update + Big Announcement

Hi Friends, How are you doing? I’m writing with a life update and a some exciting news! After taking some time off after our move from NYC and having our second baby, I’m back in action! I’m teaching again, and ready to share what I have been creating! I’m proud to announce that I finally finished the book I started …

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Get energized with me in Chicago this summer!

  Exiting news! I was asked to speak at Energize in Chicago this summer! Dates are August 10-12, 2018!  I’m so excited and honored to have this opportunity! I have presented at dance conferences before, but I honestly can’t wait for this one! I love connecting with fellow dance teachers and educators! It’s always super energizing! 😉 Here’s a short …

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A Life Update

Hi Friends! How is everyone? I’m writing with an exciting life update! We had a second baby in September! I’m so excited to introduce you to Landon. He’s a doll and just turned 3 months yesterday! Our other son Harrison, just turned 3 in November. I know we all work with 3 year olds every day, but who has one …

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Library as Incubator Project

This past year I have written a few blog posts for the Library as Incubator Project. I thought you would all enjoy seeing these posts. There are many other book ideas in the project from other dance teachers as well.  Check them out! We’re All Wonders Waiting For Snow I hope you can use the ideas! xo

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A Life Update

Hi Friends, It’s been a while since I wrote. It’s been in a tough year for me with the transition from NYC to Cleveland. So I thought I would write with a little update and what I am (slowly) working on. I miss blogging and really hope to start sharing again. If you are still following, thank you! Above is …

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the Green Umbrella

My friend Kerry from Picture Books and Pirouettes has a friend who recently had a book published called the Green Umbrella, by Jackie Azua Kramer and Maral Sassouni. When she asked me if I would like a copy to use with my students, I was excited! Below is how I used the book and on Picture Books and Pirouettes,  you can …

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Cotton Candy Dance

A few weeks ago during halloween week my students and I talked a lot about candy. We talked about what their favorites were and even how many pieces of candy they got to eat. Somehow cotton candy came up and I thought it would be fun to do a dance about it. Here’s what we did: First I asked them …