The Dance of Conversation: What Dance Classes Taught Me About Conversation

I’m glad I don’t talk like I dance.  If I did I’d probably be considered autistic—I misstep, turn the wrong way, and sometimes hijack the lead. Well, maybe I’m being too hard on myself.  I’ve only had a few dance lessons.

However, in those few lessons, the parallels between dance and everyday conversation, have been striking.  We can learn a lot about what makes for good conversation by what makes for good partner dancing.  Here a dozen brief lessons I have learned: Read more of this post

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Host an Improv Party: Free, Easy & Fun!

How would you like to host a party that gets everyone involved in fun, positive activities while encouraging people to be flexible and creative all while having such a blast that they will be talking about the party for months?  Would you like it even better if it is no- or low-cost and simple to host? 

Have an improv party or as I like to call it “Game-time-for-Grown-Ups!”  Improv is short for improvisational which basically means making it up as you go.  Improvisational theater has been around for a long time, but has more recently gone mainstream in the show, “Whose Line Is It Anyway?” which basically combines improv comedy and a game show.

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