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Blog – Co-creative Social Dance Blog

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Co-creative Dance & Kizomba Blog – The Art of Connection

Welcome to my monthly dance blog, where I share and explore my thoughts on dance, life, social dance, co-creativity, Kizomba and teaching. The Blog also includes song and dance video recommendations for Kizomba/Tarraxa/Urban Kiz/Semba (recommendation at bottom of blog). My hope is that this blog can make you think and help you grow as a…
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Co-creative Dance & Kizomba Blog – “No Mistakes”, Playing in the Sand Box with the Grid of Possibilities: Self Expression and Sharing

Welcome to my monthly dance blog for April 2019, where I share and explore my thoughts on dance, life, social dance, co-creativity, Kizomba and teaching. The Blog also includes song and dance video recommendations for Kizomba/Tarraxa/Urban Kiz/Semba (recommendation at bottom of blog). My hope is that this blog can make you think and help you…
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Co-creative Dance & Kizomba Blog – Musicality vs. Hitting Beats

Welcome to the second edition of my monthly dance blog for March 2019, where I share and explore my thoughts on dance, life, social dance, co-creativity, Kizomba and teaching. (Sorry I’m a little late with it this month) The Blog also includes song and dance video recommendations for Kizomba/Tarraxa/Urban Kiz/Semba (recommendation at bottom of blog).…
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February 2019 Co-creative Dance & Kizomba Blog

Welcome to the first edition of my monthly dance blog exploring thoughts on dance, social dance, co-creativity, Kizomba, teaching and song/video recommendations for Kizomba (recommendation at bottom of blog). I am passionate about teaching, so I think a lot about improving how I teach dance and how to make it simpler for students. I think…
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Co-Creative Social Dance revisited and More Accessible

When I first decided to explore the concept of co-creativity in Social dance, I went all out, exploring the complete elimination of roles within the partnership. It was fun and it worked well but I also realized that most dancers don’t know how to dance both roles. Which makes the application of co-creativity limited. But…
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Dance of Happiness

People sometimes wonder why I dance, why I teach and why I a so passionate about it a keep pushing myself to get better. I dance because I am a dancer, I teach because I am a teacher, dancing and teaching makes me feel like me, dance makes me happy, and it allows me to…
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Why should I be interested in switch or co-creative dance classes?

I am so excited to be offering Switch Intensive I Co-creative Prep and Co-creative basics classes for the first time this winter, as well as hosting the first monthly co-creative social. For more information: https://www.co-creativedance.com/current-classes-workshops-projects-social-activities/ I am grateful for all the support from the dance community with this project and I am looking forward to…
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What is Co-creative Dance?

“What is Co-creative Dance?” Is the main question that I get when people see the name, which is completely understandable, since it is a new concept that I started exploring only a couple of months ago to describe the exploration I am conducting in social dance. So I thought that I would write a post…
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First Co-Creative Social Dance Explorative Workshop Recap!

Since deciding to venture past the confines of traditional social dance etiquette and experiment with gender roles, switching roles and blurring the lines between leading and following I have truly been re-inspired by social dance. After research, interesting conversations, surprising dance explorations and deep reflections I have come up with an idea of what I…
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Social Dance Blog – The Premise

Since making the decision to explore alternatives to the defined lead/follow roles in social dancing, it’s brought up lots of questions and comments both within myself and from people who have learned of my project, not only for dance but in life. I have decided to share those findings and ideas because I believe they…
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