Our Weekly Message for August 21, 2002
I hope that you have
survived your first few days back to school and
you are dancing off to a good start for the fall
We have been absolutely on pins and needles these
past few weeks with one of the most exciting
announcements for our One Day Dance Workshops. We
are still confirming some of the dates and
locations but we are pleased to announce some
special workshops that are in conjunction with the
Music Hall Rockettes.
and the Rockettes will host their
Rockettes Dance Experience
for the first time outside of New York, in three
cities in Texas: Dallas, Houston and Austin. This
is an incredible experience to take class from
current Rockettes that will teach Jazz, Tap and
Kickline. You will have an opportunity to ask
questions and even have a mock audition at each
site. Registration will be limited to the first 55
students per session per location and will be
taken on a first come, first serve basis. Please
make sure to register
right away at our web site so that you can be
assured a spot for this fabulous opportunity!
Here are some thoughts for the day from Stephen
Until a person can say deeply and honestly, "I am
what I am today because of the choices I made
yesterday," that person cannot say, "I choose
If we do not develop our own self-awareness and
become responsible for first creations, we empower
other people and circumstances outside our Circle
of Influence to shape much of our lives by
Often when people are really given the chance to
open up, they unravel their own problems and the
solutions become clear to them in the process.
Now is the time to be planning ahead for
Contest 2003. Resource
our web site for more information, dates, data and
maps for contests. There is a great reason our
contests continue to grow at a rapid pace....teams
always go away with an incredibly positive
experience! Visit our
Contest Information Page today!
We are wrapping up our registration for the
Thanksgiving Day Parade in New York City. If
you still have students that are interested in
performing, please contact us so that we can get a
color brochure to you immediately. The final
deadline is coming up quickly. Make sure to note
that you must be entering at least the 9th grade
and be 14 years of age by the parade.
We are all in love with our pets. They become like
part of our family. Below is a special passage
from "Animal Blessings" that I thought you might
enjoy. Have a wonderful week, and, as always,
please keep in touch.
Joyce E. Pennington
"What I Have Learned From My Dog"
Never pass up the opportunity to go for a joy ride.
Allow the experience of fresh air and the wind in my
face to be pure ecstasy.
When loved ones come home, I will always run to greet
Let others know when they have invaded my territory.
Take naps and stretch before rising.
Run, romp, and play daily.
Eat with gusto and enthusiasm.
Never pretend to be something I am not.
If what I want lies buried, I will dig until I find it.
When someone is having a bad day, I will be silent, sit
close by, and nuzzle
Thrive on attention and let people touch you.
Avoid biting when a simple growl will do.
On hot days, drink lots of water and lie under a shady
When you're happy, dance around and wag your entire
No matter how often one is scolded, don't buy into the
guilt thing and
pout--run back and make friends.
Delight in the simple joy of a long walk.