Tag Archives: dreams

The Dream or the Excuse?

A dancer contacted me earlier today. She said she wants to move to Los Angeles to dance and to build a career in the entertainment industry. I asked her what the hold-up was. xcuse She said she had a new house, a new boyfriend and a new job. I posted the scenario on www.facebook.com/officiallauriejohnson and asked others what they thought ... Read More »

Express Yourself. Dance.

Working a corporate job was absolutely miserable. Life felt unfair. The demanding and monotonous work stressed me to no end. How bad was it?  I had an ulcer. I was losing my hair. I ate junk food from vending machines. I scoffed down pastries during meetings. I got fat from sitting all day. And my ‘paddle and roll‘ rolled away. ... Read More »

No To Panty Hose

In 1995, I was recruited by the Sara Lee Corporation as Brand Manager for one of their boring panty hose lines. This was not my idea of a good time. I wanted something different, something more. At the time I couldn’t really explain what it was. The only thing I knew with certainty was that I wanted to dance. My ... Read More »

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