All performances have been completed, finals have been taken, graduation is (almost) over, and suitcases are being purchased as I write. In three and a half days we take off for New York City and Julian’s second American Ballet Theatre Summer Intensive. I am nowhere near as ready! Julian’s TDC performance was phenomenal! I am […]
OMG! Tech Week after Tech Week and Finals, Too!
This is just a short post. Things are gearing up here…or have been in high gear. We are trying our best to get Julian to study every chance he gets, but those are few and far between. He had tech week last week for Alice in Wonderland. The show was fabulous! Oh, how cute he […]
Happy Belated National Tap Dance Day!
Well, I’m a bit late, but that’s not unusual for me when it comes to wishing friends and family birthday and anniversary wishes. So why should it be any different for national tap dance day? Anyway…Yesterday, May 25th, was National Tap Day! So, hurray for tapping! I can still remember Julian when he was just […]
TDC Spring Concert and Summer Intentsive Fast Approaching
Okay, this is a blatant advertisement for the TDC Spring Concert and summer intensive, if you live in the Northern California area. Attending the show offers a great way to see what the program is about and to see the level of dance and dancer at TDC. Plus, by attending you support a superb nonprofit […]
The Nutrition Needs of Serious Dancers: How to Stay Healthy, Strong and in Peak Performance Shape (Part 2)
I have a very difficult time feeding Julian foods that give him what he needs to perform well during peak times of dance activity. In fact, I have trouble feeding him correctly even during normal rehearsals. I know the value of giving him proteins over carbohydrates, for instance, but I’m not always around after school […]
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