Joel and Clara Marasigan

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Connecting, Listening and a Passion for Life
August 7th, 2009

busy-crowd1These days, it seems to be so hard to connect with people. Everyone is so busy and preoccupied with all the things we have stacked on our plates, that we tend to forget the people who are living and breathing around us. How often do we go to Starbucks and barely acknowledge the barista or cashier, because we just want to grab our coffee and go? How about in the elevator or on the sidewalk? How many times have we tried to avert people’s eyes instead of giving a genuine smile and an honest hello?


Dance Pacifica 2009: Where Have All the Competitors Gone?
June 23rd, 2009

seawallDance Pacifica was held last weekend in Victoria, BC. For those of you who don’t know, it is one of two DanceSport competitions held on Vancouver Island during the late Spring and early Summer. The Victoria Ballroom Dance Society, which is an organization made up of volunteers and ballroom enthusiasts, do a great job of putting it all together. This year, the event hosted the regular slate of Amateur competitions, as well as a Professional Showcase by Canadian Latin Champions, Andre and Natalie Paramonov. Unfortunately though, attendance was quite low.


Spring has Sprung!
April 26th, 2009

cherry-blossomsOh Spring time! My favourite time of year! It’s when I can finally get rid of the hardtop and ride my old ’91 Miata around town with the top down! Yay! It’s when I get to lounge out on the patio and enjoy the fresh air, the beautiful foliage that surrounds me and the awakening sounds of spring!


Down to the core
March 7th, 2009

pilatesHow would you like to have a greater efficiency of movement, better balance and stability and increased power and control in your dancing? I know I would! Here’s how…