Dance Fit Pro 2016 Tomorrow, August 6th in Fort Lauderdale! Take a ton of great, different, dance fitness options, all in one place! And hang out at the beach! I'll be giving a discount on the ONLINE Teacher Training Program to anyone who stops by my table OR takes my class at 1015am! See you [...]
I had the pleasure of working with August McLaughlin again last week. This time, she interviewed me for her podcast. We talked about cancer, eating disorders, identity and more. You can check out her blog post about eating disorder myths here. Myth #1 includes the link to the podcast we did. Enjoy!
Just in case there is someone who hasn't heard- my last chemotherapy treatment was this week! Take that cancer! I will meet with my oncologist on Tuesday to discuss "maintenance". But, happiness, I'm cancer-free! Thanks to those of you who contributed to my medical expenses. The page will be relaunching- but now the money will [...]
You've been waiting! Register for Barre and Dance Fitness Teacher Training! The next LIVE Teacher Training for CABARRET Barre+Dance Fitness will be held in Miami on Tuesday, May 31st! This Training will be held in both Spanish and English! The handouts will be available in Spanish, and there will be a Spanish language translator present [...]
Feeling under the weather? Exercising when sick can still be a good idea- if you're smart about it. Check out these tips from fitness and medical professionals, including one from me!
Our culture prizes knowledge greatly (well, except for Donald Trump and Sarah Palin). We are encouraged to do well in school and go to college. Then, to move up in our jobs, we are encouraged to get advanced degrees, or take more training. The learning never ends. Nor should it. But. How do you KNOW? [...]
Since we were small, we were told to "give it our all", "give 100%". Motivating, maybe. But, the thing is, you can't give 100%. I can't give 100%. And believe me, I've been trying. 100% by Albertogp My nature is to be a hard worker. I've been working for over half my life [...]
One of the most important things I've learned in my cancer journey is how important the right doctor is, the right kind of care. So when I had to change doctors this year, I got recommendations from my social worker. She didn't steer me wrong! I had a great new patient visit this morning. She [...]
In one of my classes, I'm reading The Rebirth of the Goddess by Carol Christ. Christ’s discussion of our own need for control deeply resonated with me. Ever since my cancer diagnosis, I have been struggling with issues of control. I first faced these issues nearly 20 years ago in the form of an eating disorder. With [...]
Read the Dancer with Cancer parts 1, 2, and 3. "Bodies are weird." I say that to my clients all the time. I also say, "The body is different every day."Another thing I frequently say is "You are the only one in your body". I am just now learning the truth of these statements. I [...]