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 One About What to Do When You’re Sick

Dear Dance Diva,

I recently caught a bug. My symptoms were fever, sore throat, cough, runny nose and low energy so I had a COVID test and stayed away from the dance studio while I waited for my results. It came back negative. My fever is gone and my energy is back, but I still have a sore throat, runny nose and cough. I’m sure this is just a common cold and I really want to go back to the studio for some group classes, but I’m not sure it’s a good idea. I’m wondering what

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Happy National (Dancing) Housewife Day

In case you missed it, November 3 was National Housewife Day. If you think it sounds like some ridiculous, made-up holiday, it is. It’s also legit. According to the folks at National Calendar Day (the self-proclaimed definitive experts on all things related to ridiculous made-up holidays)…

“National Housewife’s Day sets aside November 3rd to recognize the millions of hardworking housewives. The day honors the stay-at-home moms who take care of the children and the home. It’s

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