“Stop thinking. Start doing” Nothing is going to happen until you start. Sometimes we overthink things to the point where it prevents us from ever starting. Stop thinking. Start doing. Just skate.
“When I’m on the ice I’m home” The ice is a second home. It’s a place of comfort where nothing else matters. You can escape life, the stresses of work, school, drama, etc. It’s a place where you can be yourself and not have to worry or think about anything else.
Love is defined in the dictionary as: an intense feeling of deep affection. It is put so simply, but yet “deep affection” doesn’t due it justice. Love is indescribable just like the feeling a skater gets when they are on the ice. A feeling of deep affection is only the tip of the iceberg for any […]
THE OLYMPICS ARE HERE! After a long awaited four years, the winter Olympics are back. I have been so excited to watch; however, I have been struggling to find an easy to read figure skating tv schedule for the Olympics. Below is what I hope is a correct listing and easy to read schedule. Let […]
It doesn’t matter what happens in life; the ice is always there. It is our life, our sanctuary, and our passion. It has been a few months since I have been able to bring myself to write anything skating related. As much as it pains me to say it, I had lost myself and I thought […]
Its the holiday season and along with a hot cup of cocoa, gift exchanging, there are often skating holiday parties. Last year I threw a party for my students and I made up a game that seemed to be a big a hit. The rules are not exactly set as there can be leeway depending […]
Oh the holiday season! It brings joy, happiness, stress, family fights, and a low bank account. The holidays are supposed to be a time to spend with your family and give thanks. With busy schedules and the commotion of the holidays we often lose sight of what amazing people and privileges we have in our lives. […]
Choosing a coach is an extremely difficult process and there are many things to take under consideration. In the previous post we talked about personality, strengths, and credentials but there is much more to consider when choosing a coach. We also need to think about finances, availability, and standards. In most places figure skating coaches […]
Starting out in skating can be incredibly confusing. How much should you be on the ice, how many competitions to compete in, group lessons or private lessons? One of the biggest and most crucial questions is how to find a coach. There are hundreds of coaches out there and although most clubs only have a […]
“This makes me look fat!” When you read this, who do you picture saying that? A 30 year old? A 20 year old? Maybe a teenager? Try a 9 year old! A skater at our rink was trying on dresses during a test session this past Friday and she put on a gorgeous white lace […]