Off We Go!

Today is the day!!!  Two years ago the Cadillac Ranch Dance Team began.  From that group, the Country Cruisers were officially born in April of 2014.  The Cruisers' goal was to compete with their dance number at the UCWDC Country Dance Worlds Championships in Orlando, Florida, at Disney's Coronado Springs Resort.  Off we go (like…

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Time’s A Wastin’

Just this week I read a blurb on Facebook reminding us to forgive people who we feel have wronged us.  Not an easy task, as it’s so much more gratifying to hold on to our pain and remind ourselves how much we’ve been hurt.  That must be one of the reason’s Elsa’s song, Let It Go,…

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Yes You Can!

In today's video, I'll wrap up this special three-part holiday series.  Check it out…there's a freebie included that I just thought of – can't wait to hear your reactions!

See you on the dance floor!

Janet Kruse

How Does This Go?

On Monday I talked about my back story; today we'll get down to the nitty-gritty on some of those tricky triple steps.  Let me know what you think of Part Two of this special three-part series!

See you on the dance floor!

Janet Kruse

My Story

It's scary being a dancer – for me too!  Ever wonder how I deal with it, or how it all started for me?  Find out in this video below, the first in a three-part series.

See you on the dance floor!

Janet Kruse

…And the Countdown Begins!

Here we go – yesterday it was summer, and today we begin the countdown to Hanukkah & Christmas!  How did the time go by so quickly?  It’s going to be difficult to not get sucked into the craziness that our culture has made of this holiday…but it can be done!  It’s all about pacing ourselves…

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Blessed With Friends

Standing:  Jamie, Chuck, Sherri, Linda, Blonde Janet, Karen T., Karen M. Kneeling:  Michael, Courtney, Janet, Maureen Thank you so much, everyone, for playing so hard with us this past weekend!  Whew!  The folks pictured above came out this past Thursday afternoon to perform for the seniors through the Carol Stream Park District, and were a smashing success! …

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What a Weekend!

Monday I-1 Class Not only is it COLD outside, it’s BUSY inside – what a weekend it’s going to be!  Here’s the scoop, so you know what’s going on in the dancing world: Thursday afternoon 11/20 from 3:30 – 4 we’ll be performing at Windsor Park Manor (124 Windsor Park Dr, Carol Stream, IL 60188) for the Carol Stream…

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Scoot it HOW??!!

I’ve been assured that I’ve seen this shirt worn before, but it sure didn’t seem like it when I saw it this past Thursday in class.  Scandalous!!!  But it could be fun…to scoot your bootie…HOW??  Well, however you’d like to scoot it, have at it.  Just make sure your neighbor is agreeable.  Line dancing is my “big…

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In The Spotlight

About eight years ago I was really struggling with what to do with my life. I had finished “teaching school” (where I officially learned how to teach dance) and was wondering how I could indulge myself with sharing this love of dancing with the masses. I didn’t want to own a studio and wondered, what…

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