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Dance Training Quotes


"You can't reduce lactic acid, but you can increase your tolerance to it. I do this through running or cycling, but it's a good idea to match your training bout to the type of dance you do." - Deborah Bull

"You don't pick dance. Dance picks you." - Martha Graham

"I do a dance-based cardio workout infused with circuit training, and emphasizing strength and alignment." - Chloe Sevigny

"Dance till the stars come down from the rafters Dance, Dance, Dance till you drop." - W H Auden

"I don't have any training in dance. I can convince an audience that I know how to dance because I'm a convincing actor." - Joseph Gordon-Levitt

"I dance but I also work out. I run, do strength training... you name it. I've got to!" - Laurieann Gibson

"Don't dance for the audience; dance for yourself." - Bob Fosse

"Emergency dance party-go away." - Rainbow Rowell

"Training teaches how. Education teaches why." - Nido R Qubein

"My best training came from my father." - Woodrow Wilson

"I'm not going to say it's easy, but I do have an ease with picking up fight choreography because of my dance training." - Katrina Law

"I know, basketball is a dance. I didn't understand the significance of that type of training at first. I was supposed to read poems..." - Dirk Nowitzki

"Basically it starts with four months of training, just basic stretching, kicking and punching. Then you come to the choreography and getting ready to put the dance together." - Keanu Reeves

"Dance on the edge of mystery." - Alan Cohen

"Let's face the music and dance." - Irving Berlin

"Dance is the mathematics of the Soul" - Nelly Mazloum

"Dance is movement, and movement is life." - Ludmilla Chiriaeff

"Why should your heart not dance?" - C S Lewis

"No man in his senses will dance." - Marcus Tullius Cicero

"All are not merry that dance lightly." - George Herbert

"I can't dance to save my life." - Adele

"Dance training can't be separate from life training. Everything that comes into our lives is training. The qualities we admire in great dancing are the same qualities we admire in human beings: honesty, courage, fearlessness, generosity, wisdom, depth, compassion,and humanity." - Alonzo King

"When you get the choice to sit it out or dance, I hope you dance." - Lee Ann Womack

"I enjoy the freedom of modern dance as well as the constraints of classical dance." - Deborah Bull

"If you dance, you dance because you have to. Every dancer hurts, you know." - Katherine Dunham

"Dance, like music, is the expression of the human spirit. Dance is 'visual music'." - S. Janaki

"To understand the culture, study the dance. To understand the dance, study the people." - Charles Davis

"We're fools whether we dance or not, so we might as well dance." - Proverbs

"Forget the dancer, the center of the ego. Become the dance. Then the dancer disappears and only the dance remains. Then the dancer is the dance. There is no dancer separate from dance, no dance separate from the dancer." - Rajneesh

"Training distinguishes an army from an armed mob." - Douglas Macarthur

"Train everyone lavishly. You can't overspend on training." - Tom Peters

"Excellence is an art won by training and habituation." - Aristotle

"Nonviolence does not require any outside or outward training." - Mahatma Gandhi

"There is only one thing worse than training employees and losing them, and that's not training them and keeping them" - Zig Ziglar

"I had dance training from a very young age, 3 or 4... It taught me how to present myself, about preparation and working in an ensemble, and its something that carries with me to this day." - Michelle Dockery

"When Im not training day in and day out I love to go out and dance, even though it is potentially in my contract that Im not allowed to do that." - Taylor Phinney

"I had dance training from a very young age, 3 or 4... It taught me how to present myself, about preparation and working in an ensemble, and it's something that carries with me to this day." - Michelle Dockery

"When I was 13, I moved from New Jersey to Germany with my family. The high school was so supportive of my dream to continue with my theater training; instead of taking PE, I would get credit for dance lessons." - Nina Arianda

"Ballet found me. I was discovered by a teacher in middle school. I always danced, my whole life. I never had any training, never was exposed to seeing dance, but I always had something inside of me." - Misty Copeland

"When I'm not training day in and day out I love to go out and dance, even though it is potentially in my contract that I'm not allowed to do that." - Taylor Phinney

"Southern people are raised with a work ethic. My son is 5 years old and does chores. My mom was a dance teacher, and the training and discipline it takes to be a dancer I've carried with me in Hollywood." - Jaime Pressly

"On with dance, let joy be unconfined, is my motto; whether there's any dance to dance or any joy to unconfined." - Mark Twain

"Dance, dance, dance till you drop." - W H Auden

"I'm glad I went through the training because I've met such great mentors and lifelong friends/collaborators along the way. Also, any training (acting, movement, dance, piano, singing, etc) allowed me to hone my skills and find an inner space of self-generating creativity." - Jade Hassoune

"I certainly love a boogie and once the music starts I'm usually one of the first out there on the dance floor. Although I haven't had any formal dance training and something tells me I'm really going to notice the difference." - Ainsley Harriott

"When my marriage broke up... I had just put on 45 pounds for my 'Shall We Dance?' character. I had to eat 10,000 calories a day just to put on weight while training with Tony Dovolani. I basically stayed in bed for a six-month rotation of depression naps. Dance helped me lose the weight." - Lisa Ann Walter

"Dance music was on its arse before we came along." - Sergio Pizzorno

"I don't try to dance better than anybody but myself." - Mikhail Baryshnikov

"Dancers dance through their pain I shrink from mine." - Mason Cooley

"Dance constitutes a true recapturing of... freedom and childish play." - Agnes De Mille

"I always, somehow, knew that I was going to dance." - Twyla Tharp

"And let the winds of the heavens dance between you." - Khalil Gibran

"When you dance, you don't sweat. You glow." - Didi

"In Dance and Music, Silence swims to reach our soul." - Nelly Mazloum

"If you dance with your heart, your body will follow." - Mia Michaels

"Dance to the light that is your soul." - Jendayi Frazer

"When the circumstances are right, everything becomes a dance." - Lynette Fromme

"If we can think, feel, and move, we can dance." - Margaret H'Doubler

"Life's a dance you learn as you go." - John Michael Montgomery

"There will be a rain dance Friday night, weather permitting!" - George Carlin

"If you can't dance on it, it isn't coffee." - Nora Roberts

"All we really want to do is dance." - Joseph Campbell

"Not all men were meant to dance with dragons." - George R R Martin

"When you dance tango fast, you have to think slow." - Robert Duvall

"I'd like to be a song and dance man." - Walter Cronkite

"I'm going to dance in all the galaxies." - Elisabeth Kubler-Ross

"To dance is human, to polka is divine." - K D Lang

"God is good, but never dance in a small boat." - Proverbs

"To watch us dance is to hear our hearts speak." - Saying

"Those who miss meditation miss the whole dance of life." - Bhagwan Shree Rajneesh

"I would believe only in a God who could dance." - Friedrich Nietzsche

"If you want to dance, you must pay the fiddler." - Proverbs

"I dance to the tune that is played." - Proverbs

"I am love, I am music, she thinks. Let's dance." - Paulo Coelho

"I learned to act by watching Martha Graham dance, and I learned to dance by watching Charlie Chaplin act." - Louise Brooks

"Dance until the earth dance." - Hilda Doolittle

"Spend at least some of your training time, and other parts of your day, concentrating on what you are doing in training and visualizing your success." - Grete Waitz

"Memory training is great psychedelic training." - Terence Mckenna

"Just as one must learn the art of killing in the training for violence, so one must learn the art of dying in the training for nonviolence." - Mahatma Gandhi

"Sex role training becomes divorce training." - Warren Farrell

"It's beautiful to dance alone, beautiful to dance with your children, beautiful to dance with your friends, beautiful to dance with your lover, or even collectively. But the ultimate dance is the one we do by ourselves, when we make ourselves known to God." - Gabrielle Roth

"Leo Tolstoy ... defines patriotism as the principle that will justify the training of wholesale murderers." - Emma Goldman

"Training is what you are doing while your opponent is sleeping in." - Brian Owen

"Watching a spring training game is as exciting as watching a tree form its annual ring." - Jerry Izenberg

"Spiritual transformation is not a matter of trying harder, but of training wisely." - John Ortberg

"Life is soul's nursery- its training place for the destinies of eternity." - William Makepeace Thackeray

"There is nothing training can't cannot do. Nothing is above its reach." - Mark Twain

"Training is practice doing a new task much more slowly than an expert would do it." - Tom DeMarco

"He mighta spent a couple years under the arena training young wrestlers..." - Roddy Piper

"I probably have a different mental approach to swimming than most people. I actually enjoy training." - Dawn Fraser

"Failure is success training." - Kevin Smith

"I always thought about carrying on training and working, chasing my dream." - Lionel Messi

"The foundation of service and your real training lie in spinning khaddar." - Mahatma Gandhi

"Non-co-operation means nothing less than training in self-sacrifice." - Mahatma Gandhi

"Teaching is an art and a profession requiring years of training." - Dick Cavett

"My life is training." - Tim Howard

"Few men are born brave. Many become so through training and force of discipline." - Publius Flavius Vegetius

"O, Love's but a dance, Where Time plays the fiddle! See the couples advance - O, Love's but a dance! A whisper, a glance, "Shall we twirl down the middle?" O, Love's but a dance, Where Time plays the fiddle!" - Henry Austin Dobson

"So dance dance dance Teach us to be true Come dance dance dance 'Cause we love you" - Phil Ochs

"You can't lie when you dance. It's so direct. You do what is in you. It is impossible to dance out of the side of your mouth." - Shirley Maclaine

"So if the dance is five minutes long, make yourself run for perhaps eight minutes. That way, you over-train and the dance will seem easier..." - Deborah Bull

"If somebody asks, "What is a dance?" how can you define it? But you can dance and you can know the inner feel of it." - Rajneesh

"When movement becomes ecstatic, then this is dance. When the movement is so total there is no ego, then it is dance." - Rajneesh

"Education in the art of dance is education of the whole man ? his physical, mental and emotional natures are disciplined and nourished simultaneously in dance." - Ted Shawn

"Contrary to conventional wisdom, dance is not a universal 'language' but many languages and dialects. There are close to 6000 verbal languages, and probably that many dance languages." - Judith Lynne Hanna

"Look, spaghetti arms. This is my dance space. This is your dance space. I don't go into yours, you don't go into mine. You gotta hold the frame." - Eleanor Bergstein

"I could dance with you until the cows come home. On second thought I'd rather dance with the cows until you come home." - Groucho Marx

"Come Dance with Me , come dance." - Hafez

"Dance, dance, otherwise we are lost." - Pina Bausch

"Education in the art of dance is education of the whole man - his physical, mental and emotional natures are disciplined and nourished simultaneously in dance." - Ted Shawn

"You know I very much respect Yvonne Rainer, she is very important - in American dance, the entire development of modern dance, and creating a wonderful physical language." - Marina Abramovic

"There is something about dance that is actually a great tension. There is something that is incredibly freeing about dancing for dancers who do it. They tend to be really arty and interesting people in real life. At the same time, they have an incredibly rigorous training schedule." - George Nolfi

"I get really bored really easily, so I'm a big believer and advocate of changing it up. One day, I'll do a power yoga or hot yoga day, and then go into a more intense day of HIIT training or boxing. I always have a bit of dance in there too." - Rachele Brooke Smith

"Training a dog, to me, is on a par with learning to dance with my wife or teaching my son to ski. These are fun things we do together. If anyone even talks about dominating the dog or hurting him or fighting him or punishing him, don't go there." - Ian Dunbar

"I tend to learn things physically - I guess it's my dance training. I never want to make too many choices too soon - so, while I am thinking about the character and thinking about her history, which is very vague in terms of what is given in the text, I am starting to have ideas about what her home is." - Sharon Lawrence

"I did grow up in France, and even though I didn't go to the school or dance with the Paris Opera Ballet, I absorbed similar ideas in my training. I understand the scale of a big company. I danced for one for almost 20 years." - Benjamin Millepied

"Acting was a lot like football. When you're a DB and you're one on one with a receiver, you're going to dance. It's go-time in front of 100,000 people and everybody watching on TV. That's exactly how it is when a director says 'Action!' It's the same adrenaline rush, the same training process. I love it." - Brian J White

"When I graduated from high school, I made the decision to pursue my dance training in London, England. I was so scared at first, not knowing if this little girl from small town Canada could possibly make it with these highly trained London dancers." - Catherine Mary Stewart

"The essentials of poetry are rhythm, dance, and the human voice." - Earle Birney

"Light quirks of music, broken and uneven,Make the soul dance upon a jig to Heav'n." - Alexander Pope

"Dance has been my medium, my metaphor, my message and my meditation." - Gabrielle Roth

"Dance where you can break yourself up to pieces and totally abandon your worldly passions." - Rumi

"For yesterday and for all tomorrows, we dance the best we know" - Kate Seredy

"Let that day be lost to us on which we did not dance once!" - Friedrich Nietzsche

"I should not believe in a God who does not dance." - Friedrich Nietzsche

"The aesthetic pleasure of dance is a secondary reflection of the primary, vital joy of courtship." - Havelock Ellis

"How inimitably graceful children are in general-before they learn to dance." - Samuel Taylor Coleridge

"When I play on my fiddle in Dooney Folk dance like a wave on the sea." - William Butler Yeats

"You can't dance if you got too much muck in your head." - Yoko Ono

"If the dance is right, there shouldn't be a single superfluous movement." - Fred Astaire

"In ballet a complicated story is impossible to tell ... we can't dance synonyms." - George Balanchine

"Just sit and open your eyes and open your heart. It's dance theater." - Mikhail Baryshnikov

"You can't dance until you've learnt steps, the things your feet can do." - Ninette De Valois

"If we seek the real source of the dance, if we go to nature, we find that the dance of the future is the dance of the past, the dance of eternity, and has been and always will be the same... The movement of waves, of winds, of the earth is ever the same lasting harmony." - Isadora Duncan

"The only dance masters I could have were Jean-Jacques Rousseau, Walt Whitman and Nietzsche." - Isadora Duncan

"If I can't dance, I don't care if my dances are ever done again!" - Martha Graham

"Dance is the pure language of the soul - it's been with us from the very beginning." - Patrick Swayze

"Though talent is wonderful, dance is 80% work and 20% talent." - Tad Williams

"And the merry love the fiddle, and the merry love to dance." - William Butler Yeats

"In eroticism as dance: one of the partners is always charged with leading the other." - Milan Kundera

"Do you want - do you want - do you want to dance with me baby?" - Joni Mitchell

"Dance, even if you have nowhere to do it but your living room." - Mary Schmich

"The Dance: A minimum of explanation, a minimum of anecdotes - and a maximum of sensations." - Maurice Bejart

"I could have missed the pain, but I'd have had to miss the dance." - Tony Arata

"To dance, put your hand on your heart and listen to the sound of your soul." - Eugene Louis Faccuito

"Someday without any reason dance in frenzy in total let go." - Anandmurti Gurumaa

"A good leader brins the lady partner dance level to a superior level." - Donnie Burns

"We all got up to dance. Oh, but we never got the chance!" - Don Mclean

"When the earth shall claim your limbs, then shall you truly dance." - Khalil Gibran

"Allow yourself to trust joy and embrace it. You will find you dance with everything." - Ralph Waldo Emerson



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