Recent content by Brandee Stuart

  1. Brandee Stuart

    Dance and Martial Arts

    OH :) And the best way to learn to dance at a club is to frequent places where people actually DANCE!! Not just bump and grind. I spent my 20's at raves! And my god was that the BEST training I ever got. Dancing at a club is nothing but freestyle. A true freestyle can only be accomplished by...
  2. Brandee Stuart

    Dance and Martial Arts

    Dance and Martial Arts go hand in hand! I have studied dance my life. In my late teens I started taking Kung Fu. I immediately advanced. I also find that any student I have who has trained in martial arts quickly picks up the art of dance. After all.. it's all body awareness and movement...
  3. Brandee Stuart

    Improving? Some will talk down about you.

    Great Article! I think as dancers we are always super sensitive about our art. Like Erika Badu says.. "I'm an artist and I'm sensitive about my Ish" However, people can be very nasty- especially if they feel threatened in any way. I am not a salsa dancer, but I feels this applies in all...
  4. Brandee Stuart

    15 Truths About Being a Professional Dancer

    1. Dance is Hard~ A lot of students I get come in thinking that dance is easy. The pros do a great job in making it look easy don't they :)) They honestly have no idea how much work actually goes into it. Shortly after - the weak fade away, but the strong survive. The passion outweighs the...