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Semi-retired dance and fitness professional. Because of the virus, not teaching at the moment. I like to read, cook, garden and write. Two years ago I had a children's book on healthy eating, THE VILLAGE OF ENSALADA, published. I had my own dance school and three children's dance companies. I sub at various dance schools, am a consultant and still do private choreography.
Area of knowledge and what I know well:
I am a Master teacher of aquatic, which means I train others to teach. I also have taught land fitness, drama, music, dance and pre-school.
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I totally get it.   Used to teach piano as well as dance.  Have thought of offering adult lessons.  I should check out your books.  Thanks for mentioning them. Working with others and sharing our love of the arts is so rewarding isn't it?
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I wrote a long reply yesterday and then somehow it disappeared.   So today I shall just write a shortened version. First of all ((((hugs))).    I think depression and loneliness is more common among seniors than most realize.   Even if one had marrie...
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In general, my life, in spite of many not so happy times, and some downright awful times, has been relatively happy.  Does that sound conflicted?  It really isn't, because happiness varies throughout our lives and comes from within more than what hap...
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As I read through the replies here I think that this has been a good exercise for us all.  It has made us realize that each and everyone of us were put on earth for a special reason.   Each and everyone of us has made a difference in some way - in th...
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I think you should change this from "never satisfied" to "never gave up and always worked to make the world a better place".   What a strong, determined person you were and are.   What a great example of showing what one can accomplish if they persev...
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I totally get it.   Used to teach piano as well as dance.  Have thought of offering adult lessons.  I should check out your books.  Thanks for mentioning them. Working with others and sharing our love of the arts is so rewarding isn't it?
dddanse 02-01-2020 06:02 AM
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I wrote a long reply yesterday and then somehow it disappeared.   So today I shall just write a shortened version. First of all ((((hugs))).    I think depression and loneliness is more common among seniors than most realize.   Even if one had marrie...
dddanse 01-20-2020 07:15 AM
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In general, my life, in spite of many not so happy times, and some downright awful times, has been relatively happy.  Does that sound conflicted?  It really isn't, because happiness varies throughout our lives and comes from within more than what hap...
dddanse 01-19-2020 06:30 AM
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As I read through the replies here I think that this has been a good exercise for us all.  It has made us realize that each and everyone of us were put on earth for a special reason.   Each and everyone of us has made a difference in some way - in th...
dddanse 01-19-2020 06:24 AM
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I think you should change this from "never satisfied" to "never gave up and always worked to make the world a better place".   What a strong, determined person you were and are.   What a great example of showing what one can accomplish if they persev...
dddanse 01-19-2020 06:20 AM
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I totally get it.   Used to teach piano as well as dance.  Have thought of offering adult lessons.  I should check out your books.  Thanks for mentioning them. Working with others and sharing our love of the arts is so rewarding isn't it?
dddanse 02-01-2020 06:02 AM
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I wrote a long reply yesterday and then somehow it disappeared.   So today I shall just write a shortened version. First of all ((((hugs))).    I think depression and loneliness is more common among seniors than most realize.   Even if one had marrie...
dddanse 01-20-2020 07:15 AM
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In general, my life, in spite of many not so happy times, and some downright awful times, has been relatively happy.  Does that sound conflicted?  It really isn't, because happiness varies throughout our lives and comes from within more than what hap...
dddanse 01-19-2020 06:30 AM
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As I read through the replies here I think that this has been a good exercise for us all.  It has made us realize that each and everyone of us were put on earth for a special reason.   Each and everyone of us has made a difference in some way - in th...
dddanse 01-19-2020 06:24 AM
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I think you should change this from "never satisfied" to "never gave up and always worked to make the world a better place".   What a strong, determined person you were and are.   What a great example of showing what one can accomplish if they persev...
dddanse 01-19-2020 06:20 AM
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