Author Archives: Dance Fusion Employee

Dance Fusion 2022 Showcase Article

Dance Fusion celebrates the art form By Christina Fuoco-Karasinski, Foothills Focus Executive Editor Mar 27, 2022 Dr. Linda Simon grew up watching musicals starring Gene Kelly, Fred Astaire and Ginger Rogers.  “My parents were huge dance and musical theater fans,” she said. “Growing up in New York City, we would go to Broadway shows three to five times a year.”… Read more »

Dance Fusion Open House Blog By Susanne Brent

    We all enjoy receiving gifts, but sometimes the best gift of all is the one we give to ourselves.  Attending dance classes, either in the studio, or in the comfort of my own home, is at the top of my self-care list to kick start 2021.    Let’s face it. The past year has been challenging, to say the… Read more »

Zumba with Lexi Kenrick By: Susanne Holly Brent

    The word Zumba evokes images of quick moves to the beat of fast music. After experiencing various Zumba classes, I have discovered that the teacher is the one who makes the zoom in Zumba sparkle. There have been classes I’ve attended at local gyms that, let’s just say, involved so much haphazard and rapid movements, instructors shouting commands with… Read more »


      A few years ago, I met Maryjo, or as everyone calls her MJ, when we were both students in Ruth Doering’s tap dance class. I’d taken some tap before in college, many moons ago, but let’s just say with my clunky, slow moves I was classified as a beginner. But that’s okay. I just wanted to dust off my… Read more »