“I knew what I was doing with my life, unlike the boys who called me names. The teasing made me work harder to prove them wrong and to be successful. When I went to Europe at age 13, I realized that they were so wrong because I was having so much fun dancing.”
My Brother Can Dance
Well, my brother can’t, but Ariel Amir Lacey’s brother can and, in an act of sisterly love, she has created a line of t-shirts to show her support! This is a truly sweet gesture and these t-shirts could make great gifts for guys who dance (whether they’re your brother or not). The designs are artwork […]
Let’s Hear it for the Boys!
A while back I did a post entitled Encouraging Boys to Dance. It had a good response and I was even asked to submit an edited version for the PTA (National Parent Teacher Association) website. It is my firm belief that boys should be encouraged to dance by dance teachers and parents in particular. After […]
Encouraging Boys to Dance
Dance is a physical and athletic activity requiring great skill, strength, and agility. Sounds like an ideal fit for energetic boys… so where are they?? Well, we know that public perception is difficult to change and, in general, the current perception is that dance is not a “manly” activity. For ballet and some other dance […]