Hello dear all, In today’s blog post I would like to share a few (or well, many!) of my favorite tips for dancing with a silk veil. Proper Care and Storage 1. Iron. Your. Veil I think this is the most important (really!) piece of advice on dancing with silk I have ever received (it… Read More Tips for Silk Veil
I’ve always loved kung fu movies. love the skills, the speed, the fluid movements of weapon arts. One of the things I’ve always wanted to learn is shaolin staff or bo staff. See this video starting at 3:00 in this awesome action scene from Stephen Chow’s ‘kung fu hustle’: So.. in this age of online… Read More Staff Stuffs
As mentioned in my digital workshop ‘Posing for Pictures 2’ – this is an amazing book, filled with glamorous pictures and practical tutorials. Your Beauty Mark by Dita Von Teese, It’s a treasure trove of detailed makeup, hair and styling tips, featuring tons of gorgeous images and inspiration for creating beautiful pictures and portraits. It… Read More Your Beauty Mark by Dita Von Teese
With my latest online workshop ‘Posing for Pictures 2 – Outdoor Shoot Edition‘ fresh in mind, here are a few quick tips for getting the most out of your outdoor photo shoots! 1. Preparing What I do to prepare for outdoor photo shoots is very similar to the tips for studio shoots I shared in… Read More Tips for Outdoor Photo Shoots
This forest photo shoot, taken in July with the incredibly talented Rosa Engel, has been a wonderful and very interesting experience. Naturally, I get a bit nervous about photo shoots, which is why I like to prepare myself very thoroughly (see the recordings of this July’s Posing for Pictures online workshop for more details on… Read More Outdoor Photoshoot with Rosa Engel
Summer is reaching it’s warmest days, and with the upcoming outdoor-shooting themed Posing for Pictures 2 online workshop coming up this Saturday (you can still join me, blog readers get a 15% discount! It will be great fun :)) I’d like to share with you the things I do when I know I will be… Read More Beware the Beasties
A lovely summerly 9km circular walk in Langerwehe, Eifel, passing the Laufenburg. Enjoy!
Views from this Saturday’s early evening walk in Eschweiler wald with Mr E. A bit of nature appreciation after completing our first MoveSpiration Online charity workshop day for Dance4Children. Enjoy!
If we cannot bring you to the forest.. we’ll bring the forest to you 🙂 Enjoy this little forest walk-and-promo-video for the upcoming online MoveSpiration event Saturday 25th of July MoveSpiration Online is an afternoon of mini workshops for a very good cause, taught by my favorite teachers, featuring dance and movement arts from all… Read More A Virtual Forest Walk
How do you feel about cross training for dancers? I think it is essential. I strongly feel that studying different movement arts, no natter how diverse, can be incredibly beneficial for dancers of any style, especially if you are lucky enough to be able to study with a truly good teacher. It helps you to… Read More Why I love Crosstraining