Its the weekend, lets have some fun.

Is the sun shining in your part of the world?

Grab your Dharma Bums and go out and enjoy this gorgeous earth we live on.happy dharma

Image credit: Dharma Bums
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TOO TOO MUCH!

 

“Hugs can do great amounts of good – especially for children.”

– Princess Diana

 

To make a little magic from the winter’s misty blues,

Sometimes we need a princess day of tiaras, hugs & tutus,

Dressing up to feel special can be the most fun way,

Pictured items are all in stock & ready for your princess day ❤

xoxo

 

Working out this Wednesday?

 

swimming

Take the plunge

Today I want us to think about why we work out.  For fitness, for weight loss, for those amazing endorphins that make us feel euphoric or just for fun. Do we even need to call it a work out? Of course we don’t need to call it a work out. I only do because  I like to alliteration with the days of the week.

hoop workout

I personally exercise for sanity. Time to be alone with my own thoughts. Just being me. Not busy a mum or a business owner, just me. Enjoying all the things my body can do. Yes there are niggly pains and discomfort at times but the time to think , the rush of endorphins and some great photo opportunities make it all worth while.

workout wednesday

Choose to be happy

We don’t need to be training for an event or have have a fitness goal in mind. We just need to move our bodies to keep them going. Don’t get me wrong it is perfectly okay to have a  fitness goal but not essential. So take a walk.Go for a swim Take a class. Try something new. Have fun. Love what your body is capable of.

 

 

Image credits:
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Waltz, salsa, street anything goes if you can keep the beat! International Dance Day 29 April

Friday 29 April is International Dance Day – a day for celebrating all forms of dance.

 

 

Dance Day started in 1982 and is recognised by the International Dance Council and UNESCO.

Join in the fun of International Dance Day and show all the wonderful, diverse dance activities that take place around the world.

 

Image credit:wollatonschoolofdancing.co.uk
Post a picture, video, or statement of any dance activity on Friday 29 April on social media
Tag #‎danceday2016‬ in your post
Also tag #‎everybodydancebendigo if you want your post included in our International Dance Day collection.Let us know where you dance. 

 

Check out the Dance Day website

 http://www.international-dance-day.org/en/

Photo credits.

 Image one : http://danz.org.nz/Touch+Compass+Relaunches+Acquisitions

Image two : https://www.google.com.au/url?sa=i&rct=j&q=&esrc=s&source=images&cd=&cad=rja&uact=8&ved=0ahUKEwjH3-i_2LLMAhWG6KYKHTJ-AsUQjB0IBg&url=http%3A%2F%2Fwollatonschoolofdancing.co.uk%2F&psig=AFQjCNETKLPEyDVSn1KTbeBB5aXB4ulFbA&ust=1461979235475218

Image three: http://www.grayslakedanceconnection.com/class-schedules/class-descriptions/hip-hop/

EveryBodyDance?

What is Every body dance?  I often ask myself this exact question. What is Every body dance?

In the beginning we started with a vision of a little dance wear store to service the needs of dance families. We thought we would sell shoes, leotards and bobby pins.

How wrong could we have been? Don’t get me wrong we do sell a lot of shoes,leotards and bobby pins but our little shop is so much more.

We share the lives of our ‘Every body dance’ friends. We hear about their dreams,desires and disappointments . We celebrate the achievements like learning to do a ballet bun,holding that yoga pose for a little longer than previously possible or making it on the  stage at the very first competition.

We encourage.

We encourage what society would consider plus size people to move and dance and love their bodies. We encourage the tiny tots in their tutu’s and wings to believe in fairies and magic.We encourage the boys who love dance but are concerned of what people may think, to just go to class without fear of judgement.We encourage that couple in their 50’s to take the classes they have never found time for.

I think most of all we encourage people regardless of age, gender or race to love their bodies.To nourish their soul by moving their body.

Gymnastics,pole dancing,yoga, ballroom,swing,ballet,jazz,tap,pilates the list goes on. How ever you chose to move your body we are here to share the journey with you.

Every Body Dance xoxo

jupiter florida photography tutu

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