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The CMeShine Dance Podcast

The CMeShine Dance Podcast

By Laura Caulin

Are you a dancer? Do you love a dancer? Then this podcast is for you. CMeShine is a private social network for dancers and dance studio management app (in the making!!!) Subscribe to this podcast if you love stories from the world of dance.
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Put Yourself in a Social Media Bubble!
Put Yourself in a Social Media Bubble!
In this episode I speak with Cherie Rucker, Mental Health Clinician and owner of Comprehensive Counseling Center in Grand Rapids Michigan, and she joins us with her sons! We discuss the affect that social media can have on our mental health and emotional well being. AND she shares with us her strategy of the "Social Media Bubble".
27:25
October 26, 2020
Making Dance Fun for the Little Ones
Making Dance Fun for the Little Ones
In this episode, we hear from Lauren and Leah about their companies Dance Studio to Go and Little Swan Dance. They share some awesome information about how their Dance Curriculum for little dancers helps they grow a love and a passion for dance as well as develop skills that will help them outside of dance class as well!
33:37
October 12, 2020
Terry Gillan's Passion for Irish Dance
Terry Gillan's Passion for Irish Dance
In this episode you will hear stories about Terry Gillan's life as an Irish Dancer, teacher and studio owner. He tells us why he is so passionate about this amazing art form and how he keeps his students focused and engaged.
54:23
September 28, 2020
The Power of Essential Oils
The Power of Essential Oils
In this episode, I speak with Allison Sinisgalli about the power of essential oils for dancers, dance parents, and everyone else. This episode is so much fun!
57:29
September 09, 2020
Intuitive Nutrition with Courtney Darsa
Intuitive Nutrition with Courtney Darsa
In this episode I speak with Courtney Darsa, MS, RD, CDN, CDE. She is a Registered Dietitian and Certified Diabetes Educator based in Manhattan. We talk about some really interesting stuff like intuitive eating, healthy at every size and how to expand your palette! 
17:47
August 31, 2020
Chloe - The Persistent Ballerina
Chloe - The Persistent Ballerina
In this episode we hear from Chloe, whose drive and determination got her to where she wanted to be...studying and performing at her home studio, The Ohman School of Ballet as well as American Ballet Theater.
18:11
August 10, 2020
From professional dancer to dance teacher extraordinaire!
From professional dancer to dance teacher extraordinaire!
In this episode I speak with Erin Pascarella. She tells us about her experiences as a professional dancer and her transition to dance teacher. Then she gives us the scoop on how she encourages and motivates kids to be their best inside and outside of the studio.
33:09
July 27, 2020
Morgan & Jillian - Beta Testing Rock Stars
Morgan & Jillian - Beta Testing Rock Stars
In this episode I sit with Morgan and Jillian. They have been shining stars in the beta testing process so I thought it would be fun to talk to them about dance and their favorite features of the CMeShine App!
17:59
July 13, 2020
Ava highly recommends dance to build your confidence and strength!
Ava highly recommends dance to build your confidence and strength!
In this episode I interview Ava! A dancer from Lopresti Dance Theatre on Long Island who just graduated high school and is beginning her next chapter. She tells how dance has helped make her the strong and confident young woman she is today! Hear about her journey to becoming a member of a collegiate level dance team! 
26:18
July 06, 2020
Part 2 - Holistic Practice for Recovery and Injury Prevention with Drs. Dina and Rick Rosa
Part 2 - Holistic Practice for Recovery and Injury Prevention with Drs. Dina and Rick Rosa
Here is the second part of my conversation with Drs. Dina a Rick Rosa. It's packed with interesting information and practical tips for helping your kids get back to the activities they love.
36:54
June 22, 2020
Holistic Practice for Recovery and Injury Prevention with Dina and Rick Rosa
Holistic Practice for Recovery and Injury Prevention with Dina and Rick Rosa
Hi Friends! In this episode I share part 1 of a 2 part interview with Dina and Rick Rosa from The Accessible Beltway Clinics in the Washington, D.C. metropolitan area. In this interview we get stared with a conversation about a holistic approach to preventing and recovering from injury. 
45:36
June 15, 2020
Jess Michaels from The Wingman Project - Building Young Leaders
Jess Michaels from The Wingman Project - Building Young Leaders
In this episode, I interview Jess Michaels from the Wingman Program where they do "team building and trust-building activities, inspiring empathetic, courageous and inclusive young leaders."
25:37
June 01, 2020
"I never wanted to be a dance mom!"
"I never wanted to be a dance mom!"
In this episode, my friend and fellow dance mom, Kim DiStefano opens up about her apprehension about becoming a dance mom and her miraculous turn around. Now she even dies her hair purple (her daughter's team color) during comp season!
30:39
May 07, 2020
Coping with the Quarantine
Coping with the Quarantine
In this episode I spend some time talking with my daughters about life in quarantine.
41:26
May 05, 2020
Planning for Dance After High School
Planning for Dance After High School
I sat with Marie Pugliano to discuss her life as a dancer at the Long Island HS for the Arts and her home studio Donna Carbone’s Dance Arts. She shares her experiences as she begins the audition process for college dance programs.
22:16
February 11, 2020