It's Monday and that means more music! This weeks playlist comes from Pilates instructor Nicole Gendel. Here's her bio.
Nicole Gendel stands out on stage. Her recent work in Jacqulyn Buglisi’s Requiem, staged at California State University Long Beach,
is the result of years of preparation and most of all, passion…
Born in Visalia, CA, Nicole has been dancing since the age
of four. She attended Dance Arts,
a local dance academy through high school. As a student at Redwood High School she was part of the
school’s elite troupe, “Dance Force,” and balanced that activity as a flutist
in the marching band, ultimately becoming its drum major.
Graduating with a major in Dance with the Science Option
at California State University, Long Beach, Nicole has studied with Susan
McClain, Lorin Johnson, Keith Johnson, Sophie Monat, John
Pennington, Andy Vaca, Holly Johnston, Regina Klenjoski and Sharon Kinney. Being mentored in the narrow field of
Dance Science by one of the world’s leading authorities, Ms. Karen Clippinger,
Nicole consistently uses her knowledge to enhance her own art and that of her peers.
intimate involvement in CSULB’s dance program extended to
the costume shop where she worked as seamstress for three years under
leadership of Ms. Liz Pelster. During her academic career Nicole
received numerous scholarships and awards from the Dance Department
and University. Upon graduation, she was honored to be named the
Outstanding Graduate from the College of the Arts at CSULB.
Losing no momentum, Nicole’s summers have been spent
at Summer Lee Rhatigan’s San Francisco Conservatory of Dance where she had the
privilege of working with Bobbi Smith, a member of Ohad Naharin’s Batsheva,
Elke Schepers, part-time ballet mistress of the Netherland’s Dance Theater,
Chiharu Shibata, Alex Ketley, Christian Burns, and Claire Granier.
Nicole is living in New York and working to join a dance company.
The Temper Trap – Sweet Disposition - Axwell Remix
Rihanna – Diamonds
Kanye West – All Of The Lights
M83 – Midnight City
John Legend – Green Light featuring Andre 3000
David Guetta – Titanium - feat. Sia
OutKast – B.O.B.
Muse – Uprising
A.M.X. – You Made Me Change My Number (Remix) - DJ Break
2Pac – Changes - (Explicit)
The Format – The First Single
French Montana – Pop That - Explicit Version
Michael Jackson – Don't Stop 'Til You Get Enough - Single Version
Jay-Z/ Linkin Park – Numb/Encore - Explicit Version
Florence + The Machine – Shake It Out
Kanye West – Blame Game
Thanks Nicole for the playlist.