Author: fionafox10

  • Della Limonchella is the *new* burlesque drink of choice part I of a 3 part burlesque student series happy Thursday y’all! and welcome to the first student on theFoxyDancingMama.com. it all started when yours truly went to see the Flaunt Student Showcase in San Diego and I know I said I would give y’all a […]

  • burlesque as high vs. low culture

    What’s on my mind is where does the burlesque community stand with high versus low culture? Taking a look at history, ballet dancers have always been the most pristine, elite status standing group in dance but in our current political climate, the dominant class are those that speak out on political issues – that is […]

  • she’s a [dance] MOOD

    Dance Director and Studio Owner Marcella Palazzo of Mood Studio San Francisco isn’t afraid to take up space in this diverse city On my family vacay to The Bay Area, my dance heels were ready to get to a studio but I couldn’t decide which one with the amazing options in this city. In the […]

  • Ready or not: why you should audition 

    It’s officially Fall y’all and according to school, dance studios, and all Pumpkin Spice loving peeps it’s a new season! A new semester. A new session. What do these all have in common? They start with the letter S, so I got to thinking, what is the power behind the letter S that signifies words […]

  • How’s your [dance] private game going?

    Hello loves, Checking in on how your you time in dance is going. Now that I’ve moved directions with dance, I have taken many more privates and it’s really paying off.  What I need to take back up before each class is setting my intention; without intention it will be hard to grow in a […]

  • 3 Dance Visuals to Embody in Heels

    After taking my dance private with Janelle Murphy of Ooh La La Revue in San Diego, I learned that I was holding myself back, scared to show who I really was, afraid of what people would think about my soul and all it’s been through. Ego is not always our friend! Sometimes ego holds us […]

  • Taking Dance Privates: When it’s really about the progress

    The pandemic hit and I got pregnant shortly after; my dance life was put on pause. Now that I’m back and ready to put in the work it will take to get to where I want to be dance wise, I knew I needed to book a private to focus my attention on what I […]

  • Bring magic back to dance growth: 3 easy steps

    I remember when I first fell in love with dance; I demanded my mom buy me tap shoes at 3 years old and put me in dance classes. Dance was magic and brought extreme happiness to my life. It was the place I could safely show my true personality and not get hurt. Then I […]