"relaxed, at peace with yourself, confident, emotionally neutral, loose, and free-floating - these are the keys to successful performance in almost everything."

Dr. Wayne W. Dyer


Your constant energy, enthusiasm, cheerfulness, and optimism is truly amazing. The self-confidence that you portray in the girls will benefit them for their whole lives. I'm convinced every student of yours must become a better person just knowing you and having contact with you. Thank you from the bottom of my heart!

Antje Dueck, parent
Stoney Brook Dance Co.


Elysian Insight has been featured in various interviews, tele-seminars and articles. Browse and click to read, listen or watch:

February 2014

"Stress and Anxiety in Dance"

March 2013

"Mental benefits of cross training for dancers"

November 2012

“enVISIONing your own success”

Newsletter Article:  View PDF

April 2012

“You and Pressure: The optimal performance pas de deux”

Newsletter Article:  View PDF

March 2012

Elysian Insight is a program contributing author and proud supporter of the
Kyle Shewfelt Gym Fest 2012

January 2012

“Dancing Free! Strategies for coping with performance anxiety”

Newsletter Article:  View PDF

August 9th 2011

“How to nurture positive rivalry in competition and dance at home”

August 2nd 2011

Elysian Insight is a proud supporter of the Kyle Shewfelt Gym Fest 2011

July 23rd 2011

“Mom I want to quit dance!” An interview with Chantale Lussier-Ley

May 7th 2011

"iRun: The Running Show Podcast”

Feb 16th 2011

"Positive Rivalry in Dance”

Interview Transcript:  View PDF

Interview Audio - Part 1:  MP3 File
Interview Audio - Part 2:  MP3 File

Sept 21st 2010

"Competitive Dance: Planning for butterflies to soar like an eagle”

Interview Transcript:  View PDF

Interview Audio:  MP3 File

May 21st 2010

“Mental Performance in the Performing Arts”


May 3rd 2010

“Mind over Muscle”

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