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« Reply #30 on: June 01, 2009, 09:42:56 PM »

wait a mo - you were full timers n'ext pas?  Or did you have jobs too?  Most of us do our hours on top of  a full time job....
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« Reply #31 on: June 01, 2009, 10:59:02 PM »

wait a mo - you were full timers n'ext pas?  Or did you have jobs too?  Most of us do our hours on top of  a full time job....

I was teaching 4 hours a day six days a week. I also had two companies that I ran at the same time (one for catering and one for cleaning). I am not sure how I found the time to do it all but it all seemed to work very well.


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« Reply #32 on: June 01, 2009, 10:59:48 PM »

yes I work full time also... but we all do it for the love of dancing...and we are lucky to have such beautiful and talented hired help on PDO  Kiss Even with Purple hair  Tongue
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« Reply #33 on: June 01, 2009, 11:03:40 PM »

wait a mo - you were full timers n'ext pas?  Or did you have jobs too?  Most of us do our hours on top of  a full time job....

I was teaching 4 hours a day six days a week. I also had two companies that I ran at the same time (one for catering and one for cleaning). I am not sure how I found the time to do it all but it all seemed to work very well.


Yes. passionate comiited people, always find a way to do what they have to do, incl;uding in business. what is even better you are a woman and give other women a good exanmple they they too can succeed.  We are lucky to have you in the sport/art of dancing  Smiley
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« Reply #34 on: June 02, 2009, 03:57:52 AM »

wait a mo - you were full timers n'ext pas?  Or did you have jobs too?  Most of us do our hours on top of  a full time job....

I was teaching 4 hours a day six days a week. I also had two companies that I ran at the same time (one for catering and one for cleaning). I am not sure how I found the time to do it all but it all seemed to work very well.

Wow.  Thats dedication!  Then you must have either lived or worked not too far from the studo.... 

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« Reply #35 on: June 02, 2009, 02:41:51 PM »

wait a mo - you were full timers n'ext pas?  Or did you have jobs too?  Most of us do our hours on top of  a full time job....

when i started it was school and dancing.

than high school, dancing and teaching. and after that university, job, teaching and dancing. don't know how i did   it. but it worked.
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« Reply #36 on: July 28, 2009, 10:38:18 PM »

Me and DP have full time job.

We practise 12 hours and take 3-4 hours of lesson a week.

We dont have a life though  Smiley
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« Reply #37 on: July 28, 2009, 10:45:20 PM »

DGD nice to see you.  Grin

I am learning to manage my time better and get more practice in. My practice hours are upping at this moment. Thankfully, I require very little sleep.
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« Reply #38 on: July 29, 2009, 12:11:46 AM »

Life? Sleep?  Hmm, where is that dictionary?
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« Reply #39 on: July 29, 2009, 02:18:37 AM »

Me and DP have full time job.

We practise 12 hours and take 3-4 hours of lesson a week.

We dont have a life though  Smiley

Hi there DGD!  Then thanks for taking a minute off to post here Smiley
Thats quite a schedule....
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« Reply #40 on: July 29, 2009, 02:19:52 AM »

Not doing as much as I used to with DP out Sad.  OTOH I am getting to focus on pro for a bit - thats really helping the pro/am...   
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« Reply #41 on: July 29, 2009, 05:02:17 AM »

we are out six days a week. tonight we will go practice from 8.00-9.30 then off to an hour social to practice our NV..some nights only 1-1/2 but most times we are away from at least 2 hours
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« Reply #42 on: October 02, 2009, 08:35:17 PM »

I have been dancing about a year and a half, got serious about it last October and since then have been getting one or two private lessons a week.  One in standard, one in latin.

I practice every day for at least an hour.  Because I work shifts I cultivated two ladies as practice partners. Alternate weeks I practice for an hour a day with each. 

In addition to and not including the practice, I social dance most days.  Early week nights I do salsa, weekends ballroom.  I usually dance ballroom with the same practice partners, since I find social dancing very hit and miss and not conducive to the work I'm doing on getting better in my dancing.

Both my dance partners have boyfriends, so it's strictly dancing.  I lost my previous partner to a hip flexor injury, a great shame because we were doing very well together and won several competitions at bronze and silver level.  It's my intention to stay at silver until I'm confident with the syllabus.  I'm permitted to compete in silver and gold so I may do that just for the experience.

I don't really have any expectations around my dance partners or the uipcoming competitions.  One is able to put in a lot more time in practicing but the other is a better dancer and can't practice a lot due to committments to family and b'friend. 

My attitude is that the practicing is keeping me fit and part of the fun of dancing.  We have fun out there in the gyms/studio's where we practice.  So I feel practicing is it's own pleasure and reward.

I also feel that dancing so much qualifies me either for continued success in dance competitions or a seat in some sort of 12 step program.  Dance-aholics Anonymous meeting anyone?
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« Reply #43 on: October 02, 2009, 11:36:08 PM »

Nice!

We were slack this week (or just too busy with Uni), so we only did 2 hours.
10 weeks till the Nationals! YEEKS  Shocked
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« Reply #44 on: October 03, 2009, 02:09:06 AM »

Looking at results, maybe I need to practice more.  Smiley
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