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Recreation vs. Competitive Dance

Posted by Lindsay Huitt on October 29, 2015 at 9:55 AM Comments comments (0)

Recreational and Competitive Dance. Two very different worlds of dance. Both with a unique set of benefits and challenges. Here is why we support both.

 

When a young child steps into the studio for the first time they often already bring with them a love of movement and music. Parents will tell me "He/she dances all the time at home. She just loves it!" We are born with a natural enjoyment of moving to music. A...

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3 Steps to having a smooth first day of dance.

Posted by Lindsay Huitt on October 22, 2015 at 3:25 AM Comments comments (1)

What if my child cries? Or doesn't listen to the teacher? What if she won't participate? 

You know what? If any of the above happen it would be totally normal! Including seeing your sweet little one attempt to roll across the floor and lick the mirror. Seriously. It's normal.

So how can you prepare your child for a fun and fruitful class experience?


1. Arrive early! Come into the studio 10-15 minu...

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The 3 things you need for your first dance class.

Posted by Lindsay Huitt on October 12, 2015 at 6:50 PM Comments comments (0)

THE 3 THINGS YOU NEED FOR YOUR FIRST DANCE CLASS!

Thinking about trying a dance class? Here are the 3 things you will want to have a great start.

1.  Shoes! 

If you have decided which style of dance you would like to try you will want to check out the requi...

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I heart high carb days!

Posted by Lindsay Huitt on May 5, 2014 at 12:25 AM Comments comments (0)

Over the last week I have been carb cycling. I won't go into depth now, but it is a way of tricking your body to burn stored fat for energy but manipulating your carb intake. For 3 days I eat only 70ish grams of carbs per day. Then I get one day of up to 200 grams of carbs before going back down again. (This is not advised unless your body is very lean, otherwise it will not lead to positive results). Today was my secon...

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New Favorite Chili Recipe

Posted by Lindsay Huitt on March 11, 2014 at 12:35 AM Comments comments (1)

This chili is awesome! It's also bikini diet friendly and more interesting than a turkey patty or chicken breast. Try it and let me know what you think!

Ingredients:

 

2 - 2.5lbs extra lean ground turkey

1/2 - 1 cup chopped onions

1 tbsp. garlic powder

2 - 4oz cans of diced green chilies

1 - 15oz can organic black beans (...

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Turkey Meatloaf "Muffin" Recipe

Posted by Lindsay Huitt on February 17, 2014 at 12:45 PM Comments comments (0)

 

I have been enjoying these little meatloaves as they make an easy snack that is much more interesting than plain turkey or chicken. The original recipe says to put them in a muffin pan but I prefer to use a 1/3 measuring cup to scoop them into large meatballs.

Nutrition Info:

Calories: 80 per muffin/meatball

Fat: 2 gr

Carbs: 4 ...

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