The Fusion Continuum

Graphic showing the different stages of mixing dance forms and creating new ones.

I often get asked the question, “What is Fusion?”   I always have my basic “elevator speech” ready talking about the combination of different partner dance genres, about dancing to music that is not associated with an established dance form, about how different scenes dance differently, and distinguishing Fusion Partner Dancing from the various types of […]

Travel Booking Tips

I have started getting asked again to help people plan their travel, and especially now that the world has been opening up. Travel is a large part of my job, so I’ve learned some tricks along the way. Maybe this will be helpful to you 🙂 Below is a google doc of my tips for […]

Halloween Blues Choreography

I was asked to teach an online beginner blues dance class for a fusion group out of Washington, DC. Since it was on Halloween day, I decided to make a theme out of it! I had so much fun putting this together. I have a Halloween Blues Spotify list I put together for the class, […]

Quarantine Blues- Final Project!

After many months of learning, shooting, and then computer editing – we finished our project! What a delightful experience to work with all of these lovely participants. I fall in love with their humor, honesty, and enthusiasm every time I watch them on screen. Music: “Quarantine Blues” by Stefano Ronchi

Activism Through Movement- Pearl Primus

Through our dance we can use our bodies as tools for activism. Some Black Dance History: Activism Through Movement Through the 1930’s and 40’s, when many social dances we practice today were at their peak of conception, there was a revolution of movement in performance dance that defied the popular standards of what was beautiful.  […]