Category Archives: Body Shaping

Partnering An Aura. Really?

I looked up many definitions of the actual word ‘Aura”. I found wonderful and interesting explanations. But they all had something in common. A  sensation or a texture. I am writing this article in a non spiritual form. Therefore I … Continue reading

Posted in Body Shaping, Dance Emotions | Tagged , , , , | 2 Comments

Head weight. The Missing Link?

I have actually started to comprehend the use of head weight in dance after all these years. Not that my brilliant teachers and mentors have not tried to make me aware of it’s value, it is just my ears are … Continue reading

Posted in Body Shaping | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

Regarding Cuban Hip “Action”

Regarding Cuban Hip “Action” Lets address the word action. When I looked it up there were many definitions to choose from. The one I liked best was as follows: A gesture or movement. A manner or style of doing something. … Continue reading

Posted in Body Shaping, Characterization | Leave a comment

One Important Leg: The one you are standing on!

Part of a series in the BALLROOMOLOGY tm system of dance. As a dancer at any level beginner to professional there are certain types of movement one is expected to produce. Flawlessly I assure you but sometimes the most simple … Continue reading

Posted in Body Shaping, Characterization, Dance Emotions | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment

Foot Pressure. How and where does it come from?

So I have relocated to midtown Manhattan after hiding for twenty years uptown in the wilds of Central Park West. Been gifted with a new apartment three blocks away from the new Alvin Ailey Center. Basically what this means is … Continue reading

Posted in Body Shaping | Tagged , , , , , | 2 Comments

The Divine Feminine : “HERSTORY” not “HISTORY”

And so we continue to have the Masculine energies control and possibly destroy our sacred planet and universe. Through warfare, global warming,hunger, and more than anything the territorial scenting glands that the Divine Male is gifted with. Many times I … Continue reading

Posted in Body Shaping, Characterization, Dance Emotions | Tagged , , , , , | 2 Comments

The American Style Congress – Take 2

The Second annual American Style Congress was presented this past Friday Feb 24th at the Roosevelt Hotel in association with the New York Dance Festival sponsored by Mr.Edward Simon and Mr. Sam Sodano. I reviewed only the first session dealing … Continue reading

Posted in Body Shaping, Characterization, Dance Emotions | Tagged , , , , , | 1 Comment