Overused Competition Songs 2022

There are currently 82 Million Songs only on Spotify but since years we very often hear the same songs at dance competitions on and on. I don’t want you to stop dancing to your favorite song but it doesn’t help you using a song that many dancers have done (maybe even better) before. As I … Continue reading Overused Competition Songs 2022

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Why Squid Game is not a good choice for a competition choreography

Today I would like to address all teachers, choreographers and dance groups with a very serious and brief statement.  The news is full of reports of escalating "games" based on the Netflix series "Squid Game".  Scenes from the series are sometimes being re-enacted in elementary schools, and pedagogues often hear terrifying sayings from kids in schoolyards. … Continue reading Why Squid Game is not a good choice for a competition choreography

Alignment, balance and centering for jumps and turns

During the last few years, so-called turn and jump classes have been the most popular topics in my workshops.  To the initial horror of many participants, however, these workshops only contain a few jumping and turning combinations.  Anyone expecting to learn spectacular new jumps or turns is wrong with me in these workshops.  My concept for Turn and … Continue reading Alignment, balance and centering for jumps and turns