As some of you may know, I have been supporting the Dance4Children charity team during the past few years. I absolutely love the work they do, and for 10(!) years already they have been organizing various charity projects for dancers and movers. All proceeds of these projects are donated in full to incredibly important causes… Read More Jallabina Workout
First walk of spring – it’s been too long with the winds! – along route A1 in Würmtaler Wald. I’m happy to report that spring is indeed springing, birds are already singing, and ‘our’ poplar of Pley has bravely weathered the storms. Enjoy! What are your favourite walking spots? Let me know in the comments… Read More Würmtaler Walk after the Winds
Hello dear all, Below you‘ll find a step-by-step description of the exercises shown in my free(!) downloadable/streaming Ankle & Hip Conditioning Mini-Routine which I send to all my newsletter subscribers. If you haven’t seen the video version yet, you can get it here: www.subscribepage.com/Khalida_Dance_Updates Enjoy! Note: For a printable .pdf version of the exercise list… Read More Free Ankle & Hip Conditioning Routine
Just a bit of nature appreciation. Spring is almost here! Everything works in cycles, and growth often happens unseen.
I’ve started working with Kettlebells again during the past few weeks – as per my December plan – but thus far I haven’t yet re-started my rope skipping routine. If I’m feeling brave, rope skips will be added again next week 🙂 This was today’s session: Kettlebells Simple & Sinister warmup 3 x the following set… Read More February Strength
Feels like a great day to take a moment to contemplate.. love. Who and what do we love? Why? What (and whom) in this life do we feel grateful for? How can we share this? How can we expand it? What can we do to make this world, and all the beings in it –… Read More Love
With Valentine’s day just around the corner – and it’s own interesting links to Greek (geek!) mythology – let us delve into the world of roses. Rose Facts Did you know: The oldest rose fossils are at least 35 million years old? (found in Colorado) The oldest still living rose (bush) is the ‘thousand-year-rose’ of Hildesheim (‘home… Read More The oldest Rose
This ‘little book’ on the principles of classical ballet technique written by by madame Vaganova herself (!) is so complete, I’d say it’s a must-read for anyone who wants to learn more about this beautiful art form. Basic Principles of Classical Ballet – Russian Ballet Technique by Agrippina Vaganova. Enjoy! PS: I’ll be adding this… Read More Basic Principles of Classical Ballet
When nothing is taken for granted.. We’ll grow to appreciate. Love. Nature. Life. From our walk in Hürtgenwald. Hang in there. And feel free to reach out if you can use a virtual ear.
Sunshine, crisp air and fresh green leaves – it felt almost like a springtime walk. January 2020 – Würmtal walking route A1. Enjoy!