Virtual Life

Virtual Life

As a young child, I used to get melancholy ringing in a new year. “Saying goodbye” to the old year felt like saying farewell to an old familiar friend. But like most people, I was more than ready to say goodbye and good riddance to 2020! I venture it is a year none of...

Emptying Some Thoughts

Emptying Some Thoughts It was an eerie feeling walking into 273 Halstead Avenue on a late May day.  The place was so empty and quiet.  My husband, Joe Cavise, had been going to the studio about once a week, during these last few months just to “check up on the place”...
The Show Must Go On

The Show Must Go On

The end of May and beginning of June are traditionally celebratory times, from weddings, to graduations. For dance schools, it is about year-end performances which are, in essence, a celebration of all that has been learned and accomplished in the studio throughout...
Imagination at Work

Imagination at Work

I recently became inspired when I stumbled on short video on Facebook featuring Deepak Chopra (MD, Founder the Chopra Foundation). He was speaking about reinvention and the clip included the following, “The worst use of imagination is anxiety. And the best use of...

Reflections on the Pandemic

  There are moments in life when something crystallizes in one’s mind and alters their world.  These are sometimes happy events, but when think of that phrase “where were you when?” it’s often attached to something unthinkable.  It can be a personal event but as...