In The Name Of Jazz

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 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...]

Randa Barett (da Costa Talent)

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  When Randa was living and dancing in Calgary, Alberta, there was one teacher in particular that really inspired her. The last year she was at her studio, she asked her teacher what she needed to do to pursue a career in dance. She said, 'Leave Calgary and to go … [Read more...]

Live/Dance Scholarship Winner: Hana Pauls

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Meet this year's Live/Dance Scholarship winner, Hana Pauls from CentreStage Dance! Hana was asked to answer the question, "What do I live for." Her essay was exceptionally thoughtful, moving and well written. Her references also spoke very highly of her dedication to not only her dancing, but also her community … [Read more...]

Jr Live/Dance Scholarship Winner: Eden Wedel

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 Meet one of this year's Junior Live/Dance Scholarship winners, Eden Wedel from Project Dance! Eden was asked to answer the question, "What does being on a team mean to you?" Each dancer was asked to accompany their story with an illustrative or creative description.  Eden, who is only eight … [Read more...]

Jr. Live/Dance Scholarship Winner: Natalie Smith

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  Meet one of this year's Junior Live/Dance Scholarship winners, Natalie Smith from Affinity Dance! Natalie was asked to answer the question, "What does being on a team mean to you?" Each dancer was asked to accompany their story with an illustrative or creative description. Natalie made an amazing video … [Read more...]

How To Deal With Self Doubt

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  We asked some of our favourite artists and highly respected talents in the industry, about how they deal with that negative inner voice we all face. I've come to learn over the years that this is something every single artist faces. We all have that debbie downer inside of … [Read more...]

Finding The “Yes”

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There are several questions I ask myself to affirm that I am living my life the way it should be lived. I must be able to find the “yes” to each question, or else something needs to change.  Can I afford to live this month?This is always a … [Read more...]

Your Perfect Stomach

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Everyone wants them, few people know the trick to getting them. They’re sneaky and tough to find, but well worth the effort. I’m talking, of course, about your abs. Yes, yours, everyone has them.  The only thing standing in between you and your abs is your body fat. Men … [Read more...]