ARGH I've missed blogging so much, you guys! I've been crazy busy in this past few weeks. A couple of minor health blerghs nonwithstanding, I've been dancing and training like crazy, got involved with a cool new volunteer project, set up and enacted a social media strategy at work, went to see a burlesque show, … Continue reading Missed You!
I've now been to Advanced modern class three times and have had some time to settle in. It is very different from both Monday and Friday mixed-level classes in several ways. Here are some things that struck me as very different: The technical difficulty of the Advanced class is somewhat limited. It requires a solid … Continue reading Advanced Realisations
Merriam-Webster provides, among others, the following definitions for the word «advanced»: being beyond others in progress or ideas being beyond the elementary or introductory greatly developed beyond an initial stage As of last Wednesday, all of these are applicable to my dancing! Yeah! Well, maybe not applicable as such and maybe not to my dancing as such, but I was permitted to join the … Continue reading Advanced!
This is me taking back everything I've ever said about my current jazz class being boring. Jazz is a veritable adrenaline rush compared to what I'm about to describe, a fun park, a fireworks display. Jazz merely adopted boringness. This new class was born in it, molded by it. And the class in question? My … Continue reading A Whole New Definition Of «Boring»
I'm glad Friday's modern class with Beans is the last class of the week. For all that Beans is sweet, tiny and very cute, her class is mercilessly challenging. This term, we've been working on a jungle-themed choreography, which combined powerful, explosive movements with high speed. I loved dancing it, but you don't exactly skip … Continue reading The Thing With Floorwork
There's a nice young woman in my Monday modern class whose name I keep forgetting. She had her first class there on the very same day as me. I had been taking classes for almost a year at that point, so I had a head start. She knows this and so (I hope) doesn't resent … Continue reading Bad Conscience?
We finally found out what we're going to be wearing! The look we're aiming for are simple tunics in earth tones, with a possibly silver belt, and black leggings and a black tank top underneath. The tunics are nightshirts from H&M, which are going to be dyed. As long as we don't fall asleep, nobody … Continue reading Sixth Rehearsal: Costumes!