How To Reach Them?

Kneeling L-R: Courtney, Jean, Michael, Peggy K., Debbie Standing L-R: Betty, Barb K., Dan, Peggy R., Karen, Emily, Barb C., John, Linda Once again, a group of Dance With Janet dancers got together to perform last weekend at Hubble Middle School.  Thank you all for sharing some of your day showing the community how much fun dancing…

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Are You Where You Are?

Even in this life of privilege we lead, it’s so easy to want more.  Since life IS problems (and the constant challenge is to solve and grow through them), we tend to focus our energies on them instead of on the positive things in life.  We think everything will be better if we get a…

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$100 Sale & Weekend Happenings

The $100 SALE is back!!  Princess Cruise Line is offering a reduced deposit special of $100 through April 22nd.  Of course, your balance is still due by 12/7/15 (and fully refundable till then; $100 a month will get it done), but this will get you started for less up front. Thinking about attending the Dance With Janet Cruise?  Fill out your registration form and submit…

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Guess Who’s Coming To Town?

Way better than Santa Claus – Keith Anderson is coming to town!  He’ll be joined by AWESOME local country bands Suburban Cowboys & Southern Comfort NEXT SATURDAY April 18th at Cadillac Ranch‘s annual fundraiser.  All proceeds go to support St. Jude’s Children’s Research Hospital.  Don’t miss it!  I’ll be stopping by after the Warrenville dance that evening. I’m…

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Freestyle vs. Patterns

I teach a lot of line dancing, but I’m also a huge fan of couples dancing.  Lines are an excellent way to get started dancing, as you can learn steps and fully control your own movements.  Line dancers often “graduate” to couples dancing, which is always exciting.  And then the question poses itself to a…

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So You Dance With Janet!

Everybody wants to belong. I recently picked up three dozen Dance With Janet shirts; I’m overwhelmed at how many people feel like they belong with me in one way or another. I am honored. Thank you for your trust and friendship!  I am so blessed to have met so many wonderful people by just doing something I…

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The Kat In The Hat

Nowadays, it’s tough to know what to call my younger daughter when I talk about her.  I’ve called her Katie or Kate her whole life, and she went by her full name of Kathleen for a couple of years, but people who’ve met her recently know her by Kat.  Please understand if the names we…

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An All-Star Cast

Winter Boot Camp in Warrenville is just 10 days away!  Sunday Nite Country is March 22nd from 6 – 9 at 3S240 Warren Ave. (with a special 1 YEAR ANNIVERSARY dinner from 5:30 – 7); we’ll meet for 2 hours of classes from 3 – 5:15 before that dance.  Your $20 admission price includes any two classes and dinner; the evening dance is a…

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Where’s Joliet?

The Coyote Moon Dancers are based in Joliet and have invited me to teach at their 15th Annual Country Dance Workshop on Saturday, March 28th.  If you are up for a field trip – and for discovering where Joliet is – I invite you to join us!  I always meet wonderful people there (I met Luanne & Kris…

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Take TWO!

Hard to believe that 3 short weeks ago I was on a gigantic cruise liner, having a life-changing experience – which I thought was going to be My Once In A Lifetime Experience.  I am still stunned to report that I was UNANIMOUSLY outvoted.  Everyone had such a refreshing, relaxing, and rejuvenating time that they…

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