DWTS Season 14, Semi-Finals

Tuesday, May 15, 201 I can’t believe we are down to the semi-finals already!  Last week my predictions were correct with a double elimination…Roshon Fegan and Melissa Gilbert left the show. Four stars will dance two dances, and only three will make it to the finale. I have no idea how I’m going to predict this week? William and Cheryl …

Keep a Song in Your Heart – Health and Fitness through Dancing

Friday, May 11, 2012   My mom, J. Clair Woodbury, would always say, “Keep a Song in Your Heart and a Smile on Your Face”. Momma was so much fun. We would sit together on the front porch of our Nashville home, and after a while we would just start laughing and laughing. Daddy would come in and join us …

DWTS Season 14, Week 8

Tuesday, May 8, 2012   6 Stars remain and a double elimination is coming.  Last night had 2 dances, a Ballroom round and a trio round.  First the Ballroom round… Donald sold the Tango this week with strong movement and sharp transitions.  His frame has improved, but he still needs to pull up and be taller.  Donald’s footwork was good, …

DWTS Season 14, Week 7

Tuesday, May 1, 2012   This week is classical week.  As for last week, my predictions came true… Roshon and Gladys were the bottom two, with Gladys being eliminated. Gladys was a class act and had a descent amount of talent.  Unfortunetley, not enough for this season. Starting off classical week is our classical singer, Katherine Jenkins, performing a Rumba …

DWTS Season 14, Week 6

Tuesday, April 24, 2012     Oh no, I knew this one was coming…  Say good-bye to Gavin DeGraw.  Nice job Gavin, there is just stiff competition this season. Motown week was kicked off with some good, old school music and from Smoky Robinson and Martha Reeves.  The original artists were there to sing live while the couples danced.  Too …

DWTS Season 14, Week 5

Tuesday, April 17, 2012   It was Latin night on Dancing with the Stars and Santana was playing, so you know it’s going to be a good night!  This is the best intro and exit music that DWTS has ever had. Jaleel and Kim opened the show with a booty shaking Samba.  He is hoping to get high scores this …

DWTS Season 14, Week 4

Tuesday, April 10, 2012   Are you ready to rock?  It’s rock week on Dancing with the Stars! We’re going back to good old Quiet Riot!  Sherri and Val danced an attitude filled Tango, which matched both of their feisty personalities nicely!  She had nice poses throughout the dance; however, the short skirt with the high boots made not so good …

The Impossible Will Take a Little Longer – Health and Fitness through Dancing

Friday, April 6, 2012   “The difficult I can do immediately. The impossible will take just a little longer” Toni Yamin – Arthur Murray Dancer Toni and I were dancing just a few days ago, and we were really ‘cutting the rug’ rehearsing the Charleston and the Hustle for the Arthur Murray Centennial Party. We were talking about making the …

DWTS Season 14 – Episode 3

Tuesday, April 3, 2012   Emotions ran high on this episode of “Dancing with the Stars”, as the stars go back to the most memorable year in the lives.  This episode promises crying, lots and lots of crying! While Jack Wagner was singing at a concert in Florida, his daughter whom he had never met, rushed on the stage. Since …

The Beacon – Health and Fitness through Dancing

Friday, March 30, 2012   In the early days of flight, there were no navigation aids to help pilots find their way. Pilots flew by looking out of their cockpit window for visual landmarks, or by using automobile road maps. Beginning in 1923, the Post Office worked to complete a transcontinental airway of beacons on towers spaced 15 to 25 …

DWTS Season 14, Week 2 Eliminations

Wednesday, March 28, 2012   The time has come to eliminate the first Star on “Dancing with the Stars”!  Predictions can be a funny thing when you clearly have scores to go by; however, this show has proven time and time again that viewer votes can be very powerful! In this case, after two dances, the 1st eliminated Star was …

DWTS Season 14, Episode 2

Tuesday, March 27, 2012   Last week’s competition was the best I’ve seen yet!  With 18 million viewers, it’s time to step up or step aside! Today is the second round of competition before the dreaded first elimination. Roshan Fegan traded in his swagger for sophistication on his Quickstep with Chelsie this week! A fast tempo and quick transitions made …

I Lost 50 Pounds! – Health and Fitness through Dancing

Friday, November 9, 2011   OK, I haven’t lost 50 pounds; I’ve lost 40 and have maintained that weight loss. My goal was for 50 pounds off this year.  When I tell that to my Weight Watchers coach, Amy, about not reaching my goal she is ready to throttle me.  She tells me to enjoy the great success of taking …

Looking Straight Ahead – Health and Fitness through Dancing

Friday, December 2, 2011   I’m a fidget-er.  I cannot sit still. I scratch, shuffle, pull, poke, and generally squiggle like a worm in hot ashes. The moment I have to be perfectly still (I just scratched), and immediately my nose itches.  I have to scratch when I run, swim, and I even wake up during the night to scratch …

David and Goliath – Health and Fitness through Dancing

Friday, November 25, 2011   Everyone was afraid of Goliath, and he seemed invincible. David chose not to wear the King’s armor because it felt cumbersome and unfamiliar. He was comfortable with his simple slingshot, a weapon he was skilled at using. David reached into his bag and slung one of his stones into Goliath’s forehead through a hole in …

DWTS Season 13 – The Finale

Wednesday, November 23, 2011   The final show of Season 13 is here and the winner is finally revealed!  The Stars are only two dances away from the Mirror Ball Trophy.  Ricki, J.R., and Rob will compete with their favorite dance of the season and be ranked by the judges: 1st place (30 points), 2nd place (28 points), and 3rd …