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Push That Tush -- To Dance

Sunday, September 23, 2012








by yours truly SHERYLDS
{...i felt a bit of the poet this morning emoticon ...}

I Have Latin Genes In Me….
So Put On Some Merengue And I’m Doing My Own Version Of Zumba.
I Have Built In Attitude.
Dance Has No Age Or Weight Limit.
It Doesn’t Care About The Weather Outside.
It Just Needs A Willing Participant Who Wants A Little Fun
And A Little Movement.
So The Next Time You Feel Like You’re In A Funk
And You Want To Change Your Mood,
Put On Some Music With A Beat And Just Dance.

emoticon PUSH THAT TUSH -- and swivel those hips

for extra inspiration... the belly dancer is Valerie Vigdahl
Too Fat to Dance?
click on the link below
www.venusimaging.com/Mag
azine/2006/FebMarPassion/d
ancing.htm


and the first picture is
Ragen Chastain. Dancer, Choreographer, Writer, Speaker
DANCES WITH FAT
click on the link below
danceswithfat.wordpress.
com/


I agree with Ragen Chastain concept that a Healthy attitude is more than weight alone. It is body, mind, and spirit. What I have reservations with are people who take that attitude and don't try to LOSE the weight...some use that attitude to stop trying...and that's not good...because eventually the wear and tear on the body does it's damage. My philosophy is always keep going towards being the best you can be...there is always something you can improve

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TO DANCE

To Let The Body Express Itself
To Swing Those Hips, Move Those Arms,
To Let It All Wiggle
And Laugh At The Jiggle….TO DANCE.

To Let The Body Speak Its Mind
And Change Your Mood.
To Physically Meditate, Or Rhythmically Gyrate.
Get Into A Different Groove…TO DANCE.

To Let The Body Feel Alive
And Get That Heart Pumping Deep Inside
To Give It All That You’ve Got
And Then Give It A Little More…TO DANCE

It Needs No Audience But The One It Has,
It Can Be A Way Of Blocking Out The Past,
It’s A Gift Of Life…TO DANCE

by yours truly SHERYLDS
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PROVERBS31JULIA 10/16/2012 9:31AM

    OkAAAAAAAy I'm ginna shake my groove thang this morning... Let's see how Fit it deals with that!?

Bookie down Mama !



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Julia

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MLH148 9/29/2012 7:53AM

    I was at a conference with the speakers doing questions and the audience had keypads. While we voted, they would play 10 seconds of a song. And when I looked around, everyone was bopping and swaying. Dance is hard-wired into us.
Thanks for the fun inspiration

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SUN_SET91 9/28/2012 8:51AM

    Excellent! I forgot how much I love to dance. Thank you.

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LOSTLIME 9/26/2012 9:21AM

    Great blog! I have no rythmn! But when no one is around, I put on some 50's and 60's
twirl around the room.

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IAMAGEMLOVER 9/24/2012 5:23PM

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MORTICIAADDAMS 9/24/2012 2:36PM

    I love to dance. It's a cheap high!! LOL.

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WALLAHALLA 9/24/2012 1:40PM

    Dance is the gift that keeps on jiggling, in the good sort of way! emoticon

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NAVYMOM133 9/24/2012 11:15AM

    Thank you!

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BARBARASCH 9/24/2012 5:30AM

    great blog!! I am dancing all the time. Whenever the music is on and I get in the mood I dance from one room to the other instead of walking ;)

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LYNMEINDERS 9/24/2012 4:26AM

    Awesome...

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GOANNA2 9/24/2012 3:20AM

    I love to dance. I have Middle Eastern dance records and when I listen
while I'm cooking I listen and move my hips and sing along.
It's a great way to loosen up and have fun. I'm looking forward to my
nephew's wedding next month and Greek dancing herei I come.
Thanks so much for a great blog.
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GABIBEAR 9/24/2012 1:56AM

    That is wonderful. Dance and music always put me in a good mood! emoticon

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JFROGSPYDER 9/23/2012 11:39PM

    Great blog!!!!

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POPSY190 9/23/2012 11:01PM

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MILADY_LCF 9/23/2012 10:54PM

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as always tons of fun - thanks for continuing to share your light with all of us!

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BUTTERFLYBLUE67 9/23/2012 8:48PM

    Salsa. Me encanta a bailar. :)

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SEABREEZE64 9/23/2012 6:44PM

    Awesome!

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RANJINI4 9/23/2012 6:04PM

    I love it and will certainly swivel my hips!Thanks!

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THINTASTICME 9/23/2012 3:33PM

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NASFKAB 9/23/2012 2:55PM

  great

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CCHEF1 9/23/2012 2:51PM

    Woot! I also have the soul of a dancer, and the skills of a writer and put them together and they both just love love love this blog and your poem. You are truly excellent, Sheryl!!! Gotta find a zumba class! Huzzah! This made me happy.

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LYNNLIVES 9/23/2012 1:32PM

    I love Regan chastain's blog! I think it provides a healthy counterpoint to SP. Great post :)

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DNRAE1 9/23/2012 12:40PM

    My favorite exercise videos are Hula, Belly Dancing, Salsa, and Bollywood workouts. If I don't do the steps or moves correctly it makes me laugh, so that's good too! Love to dance!

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TERRI289 9/23/2012 11:32AM

    I have the brain of a mathematician, the heart of an English teacher, and the soul of a
DANCER!!!

Fortunately most parts of me work together!! Hee Hee!!

Shake your groove thing, shake shake signora!! Let the music move you!!

WEPA!! Work those hips!!
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1CRAZYDOG 9/23/2012 11:20AM

    Awesome. Just awesome! Love to dance and "shake my "groove thang"! It's fun. Thank you for the post on the belly dancer. KUDOS to her. She is totally awesomely awesome.

HUGS. You are so good with words! (And pictures!)

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HELEN_BRU 9/23/2012 11:08AM

    Ah, reminds me of Dancing With The Stars and I can hardly wait. (But I am going to do a few steps on my own) lol

Helen

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DONNA5281 9/23/2012 11:06AM

 
Thank you for sharing!

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IDLETYME 9/23/2012 10:58AM

    I got some Zumba DVDs and am giving it a shot. It's NOT pretty but it's fun and great exercise. The thing is - ENJOY!
Great blog!

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BMW9295 9/23/2012 10:55AM

    Good job! Thank you for sharing. I have not tried dancing so far. Now you have given me something else to think about *LOL*

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LTURSS 9/23/2012 10:40AM

    Great poem! Thanks!

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DISAPPEARING1 9/23/2012 10:18AM

    emoticon idea - thanks 4 posting!
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JILL313 9/23/2012 10:17AM

    I feel like cutting a groove and dancing my heart out now. I love your poem and you have a way of inspiring me and many others to get out of our comfort zone and do something for for ourselves. Thank you for sharing this--it's great and so are you.

Hugs,

Jill

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POLSKARENIA 9/23/2012 10:01AM

    Love this, and so true!

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WILSON1926 9/23/2012 9:57AM

    WOW!!!!! Not only are you beautiful, you're a poet and a dancer. Very impressive.
Have a Great Day
M

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BELTONWALKER67 9/23/2012 9:53AM

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GINGERLY4 9/23/2012 9:43AM

    It drives my kids crazy when I dance through the house, but I have fun!

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ESILBO 9/23/2012 9:43AM

    emoticon VERY NICE POEM, LETS DANCE, SHALL WE...
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LISE

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STRINGI719 9/23/2012 9:32AM

    Thanks for the inspiration to get out my Zumba videos!

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APPLEPIEAPPLE 9/23/2012 9:23AM

    Love to Dance!

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CHOCOHIPPO 9/23/2012 9:03AM

    I Zumba three times per week because I love it so much. And anyone at any fitness level or weight can do it. And let me tell you the best dancers, other than our instructor, are not the super skinny girls, it's anyone with the confidence to jiggle and shake and not care what anyone else thinks. It's so joyful and happy that the hour flies by and I don't feel like I have to "wish" my way through it. Loved your poem. And, there are some of us who being heavier are a lot more fit than our skinny friends and acquaintances. They take good health for granted because they are thin. They don't realize that thin is only a small part of the equation.

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KANOE10 9/23/2012 8:53AM

    Very nice poem. I like give it all you got and give a little more. I also love Latin music.

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TEXASFILLY 9/23/2012 8:48AM

    O girl! You make me wanna shake my booty! *LOL* Thanks for another great blog of pure inspiration! *hugs* BB~ emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon

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GARDENSFORLIFE 9/23/2012 8:41AM

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Wonderful blog!

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REJ7777 9/23/2012 8:39AM

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