Time for You to Dance? - Episode 57 with Yuriy & Olex Datsyk

January 3, 2022

Perhaps you’re looking for something different to do than just work in your career. Have you ever thought about dance? Join Yuriy and Olex Datsyk, international dancing stars that opened their own Fred Astaire Dance Studio.

Time for You to Dance?

I.  Challenging yourself with something new, ex. Ballroom Dance

    A.  Open to everyone, adults, and children

          1.  Mostly adults here in the United States

                a.  Empty nesters

                b.  Looking for something new

                c.  Couples getting married or anniversary party

                d.  Individuals or couples

           2.  Europe typically includes more  couples and children

II.  Why consider Ballroom Dance

      A.  Exercise

      B.  Dance and rhythm skills

            1.  The skills stay with you long after the lessons

            2.  How to operate your body with your partner

            3.  How to read your partner

            4.  Body language and balance

      C.  Get through a hard time/ fill the emptiness

      D.  Performance skills

             1.  Draw you out

             2.  Discover the beauty of your dancing

             3.  Education to become your best

III.  Some of their philosophies

       A.  Earn your trophies at practice,  pick them up at the competition

       B.  Dance to express, not to impress

       C.  You've got what it takes, so give it everything you've got

       D.  If it doesn't challenge you, it won't change you

       E.  Look in the mirror.  That's your competition

       F.  Always want to be better than you are

Contact info for Bonita Springs Fred Astaire:  239-949-9680

Or FredAstaire.com for studios in your area

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Dan Chiodo

Passion. Charisma. Results. It’s those values and a desire to see others achieve them for themselves that led Dan to found iMPACT Training & Development, a firm which offers training to guide individuals into a higher level of performance through executive coaching, motivational speaking, staff training and organizational development.


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Dan spent a great part of his career in the communications field, having served more than ten years as the President & Publisher of the Joplin (MO) Globe, which is one of the largest newspapers in Community Newspaper Holding’s (CNHI) groups of newspapers in the U.S.

Prior to that, Dan held several management positions with Ottaway Newspapers, the community newspaper division of Dow Jones, Inc. He has also worked at communications companies in Pennsylvania, Kentucky, Minnesota and Missouri.


Dan graduated from East Stroudsburg University in Pennsylvania. He also attended the American Press Institute, Reston, Va., the management studies program at Kellogg University, Chicago, Ill., and Leaderpoint Management Development Institute, Overland Park, Ks. He also taught at the Bloomsburg Journalism Institute, Bloomsburg, Penn., and at Ashland Community College, Ashland, Ky. Dan was an instructor for the Xerox Professional Selling Skills program and administrated it for several Ottaway newspapers.


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