Category: musings on fitness, dance, and aerial arts

Dancer: a brief history

I love to dance. At one time or another I also loved soccer, singing, gymnastics, ice skating, pet rocks, skiing, knitting, guitar, ukulele, poetry, and shoes. While still dabbling in some of the aforementioned, it’s the dancing that stuck. Let me digress to mention some early theatrical proclivities. When we were in elementary school, my younger brother and I would… Read more →

Q&A on Weight Management, Part I

Last week, the Bell Institute of Health and Nutrition approached me about contributing a couple blog posts on weight management. They pulled questions from their Twitter community, and my responses will be posted this week and next. The first post went up today covering what people struggle with most and how to stay on track, along with recommendations on how to fit exercise… Read more →

Bastille Day in NYC, 2009

The event and our dancing received complimentary reviews in French and English!
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Music: Copenhagen by Sidney Bechet
Dancers: Maggie Moon, Eden Atencio, Akemi Kinukawa, Paolo Lanna, Dave Graybill, Patrick Germaine
Choreographer: Maggie Moon
Event: 85th Bastille Day Ball in NYC
Location: Crest/ China Club, West 47th & Broadway, NYC

NYC Pier 54 Dance Performance

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Dancing on the Hudson River, pier 54, in New York on a balmy Sunday at sunset, July 12th, 2009.

Music: Copenhagen by Sidney Bechet

Dancers: Maggie Moon, Eden Atencio, Akemi Kinukawa, Paolo Lanna, Dave Graybill, Patrick Germaine

Choreographer: Maggie Moon

Event: “Moondance” with George Gee & the Make-Believe Ballroom Orchestra

Location: Pier 54 NYC Hudson River @ West 13th Street

Next up..

Dance and Nutrition Writing stuff coming up…   Lindy hop/Swing dance workshop: Saturday, February 7th @ Swing ReMix   Live music by the Boilermakers, featuring singer Dawn Lambeth from California, playing authentic hot jazz, ragtime and swing. Read all about them here. Dance Workshops  Swing Remix is featuring one fabulous workshop for Saturday February 7th with two fabulous instructors! Please note that we have a huge… Read more →