Wake Up Call

Dance Big

Dance is bigger than the physical body. Think bigger than that. When you extend your arm, it doesn't stop at the end of your fingers, because you're dancing bigger than that: you're dancing spirit.

~ Judith Jamison

Cuban Ballet! (Via <a href="">James Chutter</a>.)

Kaitlyn said "

What a graceful way to live. Like it!

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Wake Up Call

On Ritual

Ritual is necessary for us to know anything.

~ Ken Kesey


Image: Dancing to Restore an Eclipsed Moon - Qagychl (c. 1907)

Dancing to Restore the Eclipsed Moon (Via <a href="">Smithsonian</a>.)


My life in a Harem?

If only the Sultan of Dubai was hiring...

Workout Date: 
Fri, 06/25/2010 (All day)



 “Today’s your day, I feel it. You paved the way, believe it.”-Shakira




Still sore from the video I did yesterday and my legs shake every time I take the stairs.  My ballroom dance class (45min) was fun though, and I did some yoga (15min) to help stretch everything out.  

Tomorrow I'm supposed to do a strength workout, so hopefully that actually happens and I don't wuss out.


Workout Date: 
Thu, 05/20/2010 (All day)

Noon Stretch

Must Emote

"hip hop, cardio tai box, lyrical - 3hrs - awesome combos, got one last chance to dance the routines i've been learning for a month, focused on emoting more & hitting the moves harder"
— maymay, yesterday, 10:11 P.M.

Emotion (via <a href="">BdwayDiva1</a>)

Thank you social workout for being the best site ever!

Thank you social workout for being the best site ever! I tirelessly log my workouts every nite through my tiny, not so advanced cell phone on the train, all sweaty after hours of dancing/yoga/kickboxing. I look forward to the monthly feats and challenges. Can't wait to receive my prize for most dance hours logged! To celebrate I will dance!



Mariko Runs on Neon Sports Bra Energy

Every day, we give you a snapshot of one fellow striver in fitness. We ask personal questions, he or she boldly answers. Today's snapshot: Mariko, aka marikorose.

  • What's your secret (fitness-related) sin? Honestly, it's how much I don't workout. I'm a senior in college and generally busy and stressed. My schedule isn't healthy or regular! Unfortunately I usually pick sleeping a few more hours during the day over going to the gym. Which is sad because exercise helps with stress. It's a downward spiral that I'm trying to remedy by doing yoga in the mornings. After I graduate (In less than two weeks!!) all bets are off.


shaynet said "

<3 neon sports bras. They make any workout exciting. :)

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Wake Up Call

On Antenna and Body

Our bodies are at once the receiving and transmitting stations for life itself. It is the highest wisdom to recognize this fact and train our bodies to render them sensitive and responsive to nature. art and religion.

~ Ruth St. Denis

Flying (Via <a href="">TibChris</a>.)



 I know what people think when I tell them about Kardio Dance:

"HOW LOW" Choreography
Workout Date: 
Wed, 04/28/2010 (All day)

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