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How to Use Dance Daze Dance Boards

While there are so many ways to use Dance Daze Dance Boards, our co-founder Saumirah McWoodson loves using them most for doing outdoor ballet barre classes and for learning tap dance combinations from YouTube! Throughout 2020 and 2021, Saumirah says that using her Dance Daze Dance Boards helped her to establish consistent practice routines, improve her ballet technique, and to develop her own creative practice. While Saumirah is most experienced in classical ballet and tap--as those are the styles of dance she began studying as a child and continued practicing and training in through her adult years--those who practice other styles of dance love using Dance Daze Dance Boards as well. Dance Daze Dance Boards can be used for practicing balancing,...

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Dance Daze Dance Boards 2021 Holiday Gift Guide

Here at Dance Daze Dance Boards, we're definitely more interested in creating moments than we are in giving gifts. HOWEVER, there's some cool stuff out there right now that you should definitely consider buying for yourself or for the dancers you know and love!  Keep reading to check out our 2021 holiday gift recommendations! Jason Samuels Smith Tap Shoes For the tap dancer in your life, we are loving the Jason Samuels Smith tap shoes from Bloch! Dance Daze Dance Boards co-founder Saumirah has them in white, but you can also get them in black, burgundy, or blue, with or without a patent finish. (We think the blue ones are super awesome.) Saumirah says they have a nice heavy feel...

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Pushing Through to Create

Are you working to have a creative practice in your life or to regularly schedule time for artistic, inspiring activities that feed your soul? If so, I think that's absolutely great. But what happens on the days when you don't feel like doing the creative work? What happens when the intrinsic motivation that you usually get from participating in your creative activity isn't a strong enough reason to make you want to get out of bed in the morning? What if you simply don't feel like writing or dancing or drawing on any given day? How do you handle that? For me, something that I've learned that I must do when I'm not feeling the natural drive to create is...

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