"I believe it's extremely important to include some other type of fitness activity in your training, so cross training will help you to avoid injury when you are dancing."
"Physical fitness is not only one of the most important keys to a healthy body, it is the basis of dynamic and creative intellectual activity."Laurieann Gibson on John F. Kennedy
"It is health that is real wealth and not pieces of gold and silver."Laurieann Gibson on Mahatma Gandhi
"Take care of your body. It's the only place you have to live."Laurieann Gibson on Jim Rohn
"Leave all the afternoon for exercise and recreation, which are as necessary as reading. I will rather say more necessary because health is worth more than learning."Laurieann Gibson on Thomas Jefferson
"Walking is the best possible exercise. Habituate yourself to walk very fast."Laurieann Gibson on Thomas Jefferson
"I personally love to run outdoor fitness trails. I love the meditative value I get when out alone, challenging myself to run faster and higher."
"I've created, directed and choreographed for Lady Gaga since the beginning, so 'Born This Way,' this was musically such an amazing evolution and such a brilliant record. So when she played it for me, it took me a while to find out the visual interpretation that I could give back to her."
"If you love dance and you have the gift of teaching, teaching is super amazing and important because my teachers planted that seed in me. As a teacher you understand the difference or the definition of a Baryshnikov or a Gregory Hines, so teaching is really important and very necessary."
"Choreography is amazing. I'm still a dancer, yet I transitioned into choreography then as a Creative Director. All of these creative elements are brought out of being a dancer. Directing is something that comes out of understanding movement and choreography. Directing movement is directing a dance piece."
"'The Dance Scene' is basically the most amazing dance show in the world, and it follows me as a creative director. You see how I maintain that creativity."
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