Here’s how interesting and fun cross-training exercises have propelled me forward in my goals of stabilization, strength, stamina and emotional support.
“Stir up that recipe for greatness,” Casie “Tynee” Goshow says as she moves her arms in circles while teaching alone from a neon-lit platform at FORWARD__Space’s virtual hub. Goshow prompts the people watching her on-demand class to close their eyes as they continue the simple, repetitive combination: brushing hands in front of the face, then […]
Long before I was born, my mom was a dancer. Growing up in the ’50s and ’60s, she studied jazz and tap before heading off to college. She soon launched her career in computer programming, and thought her dancing days were behind her—until the ’80s came along. The community center where she lived, near Louisville, […]
In 2010, Kate Wallich was a 22-year-old choreographer in Seattle, struggling to make dances and, like most young artists, also pay the rent. She had started her own dance company, Studio Kate Wallich, but hated how insular the contemporary dance world felt (dancers were the only ones who came to class or performances). So she […]
Yep, you read that right. Alpaca dance classes are a thing , thanks to 313 Farms in Manitoba, Canada. Students can take classes like “Barn Barre,” “Mommy, The Alpacas, & Me” and “Poppin’ Pacas” while the animals roam—and you’re welcome to stop and pet them mid-class. “Having worked in a dance studio, I had quite […]