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Zumba Loves Bollywood Dance!

I’m excited about Zumba teachers! They seem to want bollywood choreography! I was invited to perform and lead bollywood dancing at a recent conference in Cedar Rapids. They were enthusiastic and the result is a workshop on June 30th for Zumba teachers. It’s an unexpected avenue for teaching. Instructors from all over Iowa are attending. I still have to find a location! I was so melted by their enthusiasm and appreciation. The workshop will be three hours long and I’ll share some of my favorite songs and follow-along routines with them. You just … Continue Reading

Dressing for Dancing – lifelong passion

My first passion, that I recall, was for dressing up.  I remember being “mad” for the Candy Fashion doll and for a long green silk skirt my aunt gave me that went in my “dressup trunk.”  (I seem to remember her bringing me something from India as well, maybe a saree even.) When watching TV I’d go put on an outfit and do what the people in the show were doing.  I couldn’t watch; I had to do.  So I guess the impulse to move and the impulse to be in costume are tied together.  And now, at 53, it … Continue Reading