Nobody’s Perfect

The Doc and I haven’t been to the studio in nearly two weeks. Other than post hip surgeries, this is the longest we’ve gone without dancing since we started competing back in 2015. We’ve been puppy sitting for my son’s puppy, Lina, which has consumed most of our time.

You’re probably thinking lots of folks have puppies and they manage to find time to get in a lesson or two a week and a little practice time…what gives?  Well, THIS puppy is a HANDFUL.

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American Dancer Magazine is Alive and Well!

After a short budget-related publishing hiatus, American Dancer Magazinethe official publication of USA Dance, Inc., is alive and well!

Anthony Mattos and Alexandra Markova from San Mateo, California. Photo courtesy of David Getchell

The new online version of American Dancer Magazine, previously included as a USA Dance, Inc. benefit of annual membership dues, is currently being made available free of charge to members and non-members alike. Word on the street, however, is the organization will likely

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The Dancing Housewife Show, Season 1 Episode 4: Lauren Walier, The Swan Princess

Meet Lauren Walier, a nineteen year-old amateur ballroom dancer who was diagnosed with cerebral palsy at age one. At fifteen she founded the Make Lemon-Aide Foundation for Cerebral Palsy.Lauren and I recorded this episode of The Dancing Housewife Show earlier this year, just before she headed off to begin her freshman year at Rollins College in Winter Park, Florida. She is currently mid-way through her first

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The Dancing Housewife Show Season 1 Episode 3: Jenn Jackson Dancing through Breast Cancer

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Amateur ballroom dancer and breast cancer survivor, Jen Jackson, is the author of Breast Cancer Ballroom Dancer, a blog about dancing through cancer treatment and beyond. She shared her inspirational story with me as a guest on The Dancing Housewife Show last fall. Listen here…

DANCE UPDATE: Jenn competed in the Vancouver Challenge Cup in January and reported it was a great personal success. Visit her blog to read

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The Dancing Housewife Show, Season 1 Episode 2: The Girl with the Tree Tattoo

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Dance Diaries author and amateur ballroom dancer, Katie Flashner (formerly Harrison) – also known as The Girl with theTree Tattoo – recently recorded an episode of The Dancing Housewife Show. Listen here…

Get the inside scoop on how to thrive as a ballroom student in Katie Flashner’s Dance Diaries. Click on the images to learn more about each book in the series.

Follow the Girl

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