Dancer Spotlight: Misty Copeland

Hello Again, So now that I have returned from my hiatus, I thought it would be fitting to have my return post be a viral video. It is still gaining widespread mainstream attention… Continue reading

Don’t Just Walk, Dancewalk!

Not only does dance have artistic value, its health benefits have been greatly extolled in the fitness community. Just look at a dancer; they have wonderfully toned bodies and are clearly strong, flexible… Continue reading

Dance Around the World: Irish Step Dancing

Greetings World!!! Dance Pundit is back from her very extended hiatus. Thank you for sticking with me during this frigid winter. During my period of hibernation, I still managed to receive an average of… Continue reading

Pointe Shoe Pointe of View

Originally posted on Back to First Position:
Want to know what it’s like to be a pair of pointe shoe’s at the Royal Ballet?  Here’s your chance… ?

All I Want for Christmas is… Dance Tickets!!

But actually, that is pretty much all I will be asking for this year. This video does however make me want to add a red long-sleeve leotard to my list… A little over… Continue reading

Dance Around the World: Raqs Sharqi aka Belly Dance

Greetings All, So I’ve realized that I haven’t mentioned Christopher Scott in a blog post for quite some time. Boom. Done. Moving on 🙂 Although I have seen belly dance performed countless times,… Continue reading

Coffee, Tea, Marzipan and Candy Canes

Those four sweet treats together can only mean one thing. It’s NUTCRACKER SEASON!!! Fun fact: I was going to name this post Land of the Sweets but apparently that title has been co-opted… Continue reading

Why, it’s a man! A man made out of tin!

Guess who’s back (da da da) back again (da da da). Dance Pundit’s back (da da da). Tell a friend (da da da). Hello Blogosphere! I’m back!!! I am well aware that my… Continue reading

Look, it’s a mini blog post from Dance Pundit!

Promise I am still around. I will be ending my hiatus within the week. Promise! 🙂

Dance and the Human Form

I am a dancer. My body is my instrument. I take good care of it, it has treated me well. I have been dancing for the past twenty-five years. – Tim Persent Oh… Continue reading