Who Wants to Dance IN PERSON?

“If you want to be a true professional, you will do something outside yourself. Something to repair tears in your community. Something to make life a little better for people less fortunate than you. That’s what I think a meaningful life is – living not for oneself, but for one’s community.” Supreme Court Justice RuthContinue reading “Who Wants to Dance IN PERSON?”

Celebrate National Dance Day THIS Saturday!

“Call it a clan, call it a network, call it a tribe, call it a family: Whatever you call it, whoever you are, you need one.” Jane Howard Dear Friends, This week, some of you got to witness something that has never ever happened before… My family dancing TOGETHER! My parents and sister obviously knowContinue reading “Celebrate National Dance Day THIS Saturday!”

3 Reasons You Should Watch Mulan (2020) – and Dance

“You told me my journey was impossible, yet here I stand.” Mulan Dear Friends, Growing up, my top 5 favorite female role models on TV were the cartoon characters Jem and She-Ra, Farrah Fawcett from Charlie’s Angels, Lynda Carter as Wonder Woman, and Sarah Jessica Parker from Girls Just Want To Have Fun (I mustContinue reading “3 Reasons You Should Watch Mulan (2020) – and Dance”

The Value of Doing Nothing

“Don’t underestimate the value of doing nothing, of just going along, listening to all the things you can’t hear, and not bothering.” Winnie the Pooh Dear Friends, Pooh Bear is so wise. The quote above sums up our past week of vacation in San Diego. I intentionally stayed off of technology for 23 hours ofContinue reading “The Value of Doing Nothing”

I’m Going Going, Back Back, To School School

“One hundred years from now, it will not matter what kind of car I drove, what kind of house I lived in, how much money was in my bank account, nor what my clothes looked like. But the world may be a better place because I was important in the life of a child.” ForestContinue reading “I’m Going Going, Back Back, To School School”

You Sure Know How To Make Grace Cry

I want to belong to a community that values community over self, expression over silence, humility over ego, authenticity over artificial, and above all, love over hate. Stop Drop And Dance Dear Friends, Yesterday after my 9:30am Stop Drop And Dance class, I was starting to say goodbye when all of a sudden, everyone startedContinue reading “You Sure Know How To Make Grace Cry”

Insane in the Membrane: My First Covid-19 Test

“The greatness of a community is most accurately measured by the compassionate actions of its members.” Coretta Scott King Dear Friends, This past week, I got a sore throat, followed by a stuffy nose, runny nose, and head congestion. Of course, I got paranoid that I might have caught Covid-19. My husband has been gettingContinue reading “Insane in the Membrane: My First Covid-19 Test”

Surviving Covid-19

“If you see something that is not right, not fair, not just, you have a moral obligation to do something about it.” John Lewis Dear Friends, A few weeks back, I shared a TikTok video I had made about getting intentionally pushed by an older white male walking out of an ice cream shop inContinue reading “Surviving Covid-19”