Self Confidence

March 12th, 2010

Self Confidence. When I started dancing, I had very little. Looking back, I observe that there was a positive-feedback loop between my dancing and my self confidence. As I became better at dance, I gained more self-confidence, and the more self-confidence I gained, the faster and more easily I was able to make progress in […]

A couple of weeks ago, I read this paper, which talks about Gardner’s theory of multiple intelligences, as it relates to learning and teaching dance. Since reading that paper, I’ve been thinking a lot about Gardner’s theory, as it relates to my own study of dance. The first thing I realized, was that my primary […]

I’ve been dancing Silver Standard for a bit over a week now… and it’s a lot of fun! I learned the Studio 665 Silver Waltz, Foxtrot and Tango routines today, which was a blast… it’s going to take a lot of work to really perfect them, but the more progress I make, the faster I […]

I was just browsing through some old photos on Facebook, and it just so happened that there was a photo of me competing in tango, in promenade position, where my dress is aligned towards the camera (though my partner is covering most of me!)… followed directly the next photo, which was a concept mock-up of the […]