Dance Isn’t Just for Fun

screen-shot-2016-12-09-at-6-17-02-pmDancing is the perfect way to add physical activity into our lives; young or old, evidence shows that having an inactive lifestyle can have a negative impact on our health. Moving to any enjoyable music stimulates the senses such as sight, sound and touch. It’s great fun and it’s good for our bodies and minds. Dancing will improve the health of our heart and lungs, as well as test our balance and flexibility. Regular dancing will also help keep you trim. As you dance across the floor, you’ll be burning calories in about a half-hour. An average person will burn at least 99 calories doing just the simplest  moves. Of course this varies person and how active one is. Continue reading

What it like to be a Bboy/Bgirl in El Salvador?

img_4770In Central America a lot kids have to become adults real fast due to poverty and gang violence. That being said they sometimes lose sight of their dreams. A few years ago I got the opportunity to meet some strong and talented individuals in El Salvador. Break dancing has save many lives  in  El Salvador. It keeps the young out of the streets and it gives them hope. In 1984 B-Boying began in El Salvador, but the Civil War stopped that right away. Breaking back then was dangerous. Continue reading

Rain On My Parade Music Video Part 2

screen-shot-2016-10-14-at-9-43-49-pmAfter preparing for the Music Video for about a month it was finally show time. First, myself and the two other back up dancers had to get our hair  and make up ready. Then the singer Krizia got her make up and hair ready. Then soon after the camera  man arrived and was prepping us for the long day we had ahead of us. The first scene that was taken was of the back up dancer Caressa whom was filming her scenario of the argument with her mom before going to dance practice. The second scene was of Caressa getting picked by the other dancer Geneva and then rushing to get to practice. then after shooting that for about two hours, we moved to location two. For this scene all the dancers and the artist shows up to practice at a dance studio to practice. Continue reading

Strike a Pose!

img_3948 Waacking/Punk is a form of dance created in the LGBT clubs of Los Angeles, during the early 1970s disco era. Waacking consists of moving your arms to the beat, typically in a movement of the arms over and behind the shoulder. Waacking also contains other elements such as posing and footwork. People also associate voguing apart of waacking. When people think Vogue, we think of Madonna. Madonna Continue reading

How to become a dancer?

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A lot of people say they wish they were a dancer. I tend to always tell them that its so easy to become one. Also, that it doesn’t happen over night. There are seven simple steps in becoming a dancer. Step 1, be sure that this is the is what you want to do. The last thing you want to do is invest time into something that you won’t be happy doing. Step 2, Continue reading

Dance Like Nobody’s Watching……

 

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At every point in a dancers world, we find ourselves in a quite room where we can just stare face to face with our own reflection. Then soon enough the music begins to play and we began to move our bodies in such way that it feels as if we are escaping from ourselves. There’s never a dull moment when a dancer freestyles. We allow the music to flow through us and we express the deepest parts of ourselves. For instance, Continue reading