Ottawa Dancers’ Blogletter

Work-Life-Dance Balance – Chapter 4 – Competition Day – The Performance and the Aftermath

I survived getting into my costume, fixing the armbands and putting on my makeup and I’m now waiting backstage. There is a small space for which I unfurl the veil I have chosen to enter the stage with and see how it will behave.  I am pleased that the veil is behaving; there doesn’t seem… Continue reading Work-Life-Dance Balance – Chapter 4 – Competition Day – The Performance and the Aftermath

Work-Life-Dance Balance – Chapter 3 – Competition Day and Backstage Etiquette

After hours of practice and planning, competition day has arrived and there are a few things to consider and/or keep in mind before you step on stage.  Your dance bag, change room and backstage etiquette are three important things to manage. The Dance Bag First thing to consider for any dance bag is being compact… Continue reading Work-Life-Dance Balance – Chapter 3 – Competition Day and Backstage Etiquette

Work-Life-Dance Balance – Chapter 2 – The Pandora’s Box of Choosing to Compete

Work-Life-Dance Balance - Chapter 2 - The Pandora’s Box of Choosing to Compete  I have made the choice for a new adventure in dance.  I have made the choice of putting my belly dancing more at the forefront so I can experience a competition the right way; prepared.  I have experienced doing a competition unprepared,… Continue reading Work-Life-Dance Balance – Chapter 2 – The Pandora’s Box of Choosing to Compete