Transitioning a youngster into a dance program can be tricky and emotionally tough on both parents and children.  There sometimes are tears, and often some separation anxiety.  

 

At Endorphin Rush Dance and Fitness we found a wonderful solution to ease the transition into parent-less dance programs; our program: My First Dance Class.  

 

My First Dance Class is a dance program for dancers aged 2-4 to explore movem...

This summer I was fortunate to teach Hip Hop at Thunderbird Stadium in Vancouver BC to close to 1000 participants who would be joining UBC in the Fall.  The combination was a beginner hip hop routine to the song Up Like Trump by Rae Sremmurd.  

 

Several participants looked nervous at the beginning and it is possible some never attended a dance class, but it didn't matter to me.  I wanted them to feel fantast...

On April 5th, Endorphin Rush Dance and Fitness held its first Beyonce Inspired Dance Workshop #FlawlessSweatSession in Downtown Vancouver at The Dance Centre.

 

The session planned to be 1.5hours of sweating, grinding and swerving to a 100% Beyonce Playlist.  Warm-up was intense to remixes of Bow Down and Partition as well as a "Steady 130 Beyonce Mix.  We moved fast then stretched hard, worked abs like a maniac and once sweat e...

Ready for a little N.E.R.D.?  We have some choreography to Lapdance for you to check out and even learn at home.  

 

This choreography was taght at UBC Rec in Vancouver, BC.  This class is at 6000 Student Union Blvd, and participants may sign up for a whole session or drop-in when able.  All of this choreography was learned in one class, and during the next class we are adding on and including choreography with cardigan...

In a dance class you may be surrounded by many others moving and grooving.

 

It can be tempting to make side eye peeks at others in comparison.  Don't.  Focus on yourself.  Breathe with the music and movement and be present in your body.  It is the only way.  

 

Focusing on others, making comparisons won't make you a better dancer, it will make you a (momentarily) a distracted/disconnected dancer.  A disconnected dance s...