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QiDANCE: The “Key” to Move-It Motivation

Girlfriend@Gaiam by Girlfriend@Gaiam | November 2nd, 2012 | 2 Comments
topic: Fitness, Girlfriend@Gaiam, Health & Wellness, Weight Loss | tags: Broadway, dance, dance class, dance workout, disco, exercise, Fitness, hip-hop, music mix, QiDANCE, Rhythmica DVD, salsa, workout, workout music, Zumba

When the editorial team at Gaiam got invited to go on a little field trip to try a new exercise class called QiDANCE, we were intrigued, excited and a little nervous. Truth be told, even with all the yoga we do, we aren’t the most coordinated bunch. But we didn’t let that stop us from lacing up our boogie shoes and giving it a try!

So You Think You Can’t Dance? Yoga Gives Dancers a Backbone

Jill Miller by Jill Miller | July 24th, 2009 | 2 Comments
topic: Fitness, Yoga | tags: dance, dance class, dancing, how to gain confidence with dancing, yoga technique

patricia-dance-pose-for-jill-blogLong before I was a yogini, I was a dancer — a really bad dancer. My mom enrolled me in ballet as soon as I could walk. I remember the pink tights and black leotards and the DREADED recitals. One Christmas, at age 4, crippled by stage fright, I flat-out refused to wear my Sugar Plum Fairy costume and instead watched my sister dance her way through both of our parts. She was a star, and I watched from my seat feeling queasy relief.