Betsy Bop – A Story About How Burlesque Helped Me Find Myself

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It gives me such delight to introduce this month’s graduate student guest blog by Betsy Bop. Betsy shares the most inspirational journey. From loathing her body to total body celebration. Betsy took on an adventure of pure courage and by doing so unleashed the most free, hilarious, sassy and heartfelt charming woman, who was no doubt always there but by …

Amazing, Confidence Boosting Reasons to Have a Burlesque Hen Party

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First, What’s a Burlesque Hen Party? A burlesque hen party, in essence, combines the sparkle and glamour of burlesque with the overall fun and giggles of a girls’ night out or hen party. It’s a glittertastic way to bond; classically feminine with a touch of naughtiness. But actually, it’s more than that. How many hen’s do you know who spend …

Viola Panik – A journey from death threats and depression to the Burlesque stage

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It gives me so much pleasure to introduce this month’s blog written by Anna Rosa Paladino AKA Viola Panik. Viola first wrote to me early in 2013 asking to book onto the September Spotlight course. I was surprised by her eagerness to book so far in advance and curious to meet this mysterious woman from Venezuela. I could never have …

You will always be a Cheekette – Heidi Von Swan

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About this post! This month I am delighted to introduce Heidi Von Swan’s Cheek of It! Story as part of our 10-year celebration. Heidi is a truly fabulous performer, teacher and a dedicated big Cheekette Sister. A brave and bold performer, creating totally original characters that certainly have me in tears of laughter, a wise and wonderful teacher and a …

Whips, Winks and Wiggles – Gigi Jolie’s Burlesque Journey to Self Celebration

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About this post! This Month we are celebrating Anya Marco aka Miss Gigi Jolie, Gigi graduated in 2012 and has been a constant friend and sister to the cheek of it ever since. Never afraid to make a stand for her fellow woman Gigi has inspired, encouraged and empowered many a Cheekette over the years. She is also very generous …

Celebrating 10 years of the cheek of it! With graduate stories

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In celebration of our 10th year, we will be sharing some of your stories. There is nothing more rewarding for us than hearing how your Cheek of It! Experience has transformed an area of your life or how you feel about yourself. It is truly such a privilege to be part of your journey…

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