Weekends are for Dancing

Hi everyone! I come to you in much better spirits than last week.Thank you to everyone for your kind words about that little debacle. This past weekend was another Holly-patented whirlwind of dancing events. Let's recap, shall we? Friday was ballroom practice and then a West Coast Swing dance courtesy of Mr. Steve Ryan. A [...]

Video Review: AMESKA

YES. Ok so I'm really excited to talk about something here. Those of you who know me in real life or are a frequent reader-between-the-lines on this here blog will know that I have a brewing desire to combine ballroom and ballet into...something. You can, therefore, imagine my excitement when I discovered one of the [...]

Dance Goals 2016

(Clearly I don't know what a hiatus is.) It's that time of year again, where people name out all kind of things they want to accomplish in the calendar year. Historically I've ignored the 'resolution' thing, being a bit cynical about people claiming to be instigating drastic changes in their lives without thinking through the [...]

Learning Choreography: Musings and Advice

Hello readers! I hope everyone is having a lovely day. The sun is shining (momentarily), the rain has stopped (fleetingly), and I'm thinking about choreography (perpetually). More specifically, I've been thinking about how I learn and store choreography in my memory. I've been taking ballet classes again after a college-induced hiatus, and lately the studio [...]