Kindergarten Counsel


 September is always one of my favorite months. Maybe it’s the nineteen years of school talking, but it always feels like a beginning. Makes me want to buy new pens, cute notebooks and brightly colored book bags. In the dance world, it generally marks the launch of a new … [Read more...]

3T Achievement Award Winner: Emma Stewart!


  Affinity Dance Inc. dancer Emma Stewart tells why she hearts Canada's largest dance convention, Triple Threat!  IDM: How does it feel to be a Triple Threat Achievement Award winner?Emma: I don't even know how to explain how I feel right now! I'm so excited and honoured that … [Read more...]

Why You Should Skip Breakfast


What’s the most important meal of the day? “Breakfast!” everyone yells simultaneously. But what if I told you that I was about to teach you one of the greatest secrets to losing weight, and that that secret lies within not eating breakfast? I want to introduce you to something called intermittent … [Read more...]

Interview with Kelsey Chace

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  There's not many people in this world we love more than Kelsey Chace. After you read this article, you will feel the same. Kelsey was born and (mostly) raised in good ol' Abbotsford, BC. She trained at Bonnie Jean Andersons Dance Factory, which sadly doesn't exist anymore. She had a … [Read more...]

Julio Fuentes (Aviary Dance Co)


  Julio Fuentes was born in the Philippines and moved to Canada when he was twelve years old.  Growing up, he was always around the arts due to the fact that both of his parents were professional entertainers back home. He had been singing since he can remember and was … [Read more...]

Sydney Carlson (Lux. Dance Company)


 What drew Sydney Carlson to Lux. Dance Company were the diverse classes and styles that were offered in the training. The second thing was that it was a professional company that had different tiers of dancers, allowing for the possibility to work your way up in the company. She … [Read more...]

Rachael Withers (da Costa Talent)


  It's about time Rachael Withers appeared in Industry Dance Magazine. This triple threat has slowly been taking over the Vancouver dance scene one show and one catalogue at a time. Finally, after being named Emerging Choreographer at Synergy Dance Competition we figured ok, enough is enough. Ladies and … [Read more...]

In The Name Of Jazz


 Yes, I am going to talk about it. I am going to talk about jazz again. Why? Because. Because I'm not finished yet.  What is the first thing you think of when I say 'jazz dancer'? Be honest. Here, I'll help you. You think of a tall, thin … [Read more...]