Isadora Duncan the Language of Movement

I’m creating a collage for my next Toastmaster’s speech. It’s going to be about how music and dance have been instrumental in my life. I went on the web to look for a picture of Isadora Duncan and found this video. I just wanted to share. I love to dance, it is so freeing and exhiliarating to move to music.

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I Used Punk Rock and Hip Hop Lyrics in My Toastmasters Speech

Words and environment impact your life. In this speech from the Toastmasters manual, The Entertaining Speaker, I outline a musical anthology of my life from childhood to adolescence and into adulthood. Influences include weekly immersion in Soul Train, Songs in the Key of Life by Stevie Wonder, Rapper’s Delight by Sugar Hill Gang and People’s Instinctive Travels and Paths of Rhythm by A Tribe Called Quest.

In the 80’s there was fun to be found in the punk rock scene. Songs mentioned and sung in this speech: California Uber Alles and Police Truck by The Dead Kennedys and New Dreams by Naked Raygun. I finished up with my theme song: Galvanize by The Chemical Brothers with Q-Tip on vocals.

Left My Wallet in El Segundo – Agape Toastmasters Remix

Listening to hip hop as a young girl gave me an education in the power of words and imagery. In this speech from the Toastmasters Storytelling manual, I take the liberty to consider the popular hip hop song, “Left My Wallet in El Segundo” as a folk tale and I retell it in my own words.


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Shining Bright for Your Mind – DJ GAL-VanIZed Mix

Shining Bright for Your Mind by Sheri Gal Vanized Zampelli on Mixcloud

Music is my life-long obsession and things like iTunes and iPods only kicked it up to an all-time high. This mix starts off with songs about the sun, shining and being bright then it veers to the rebellious range of power. An ecclectic mix for thinking and feeling, especially if you need to renew your spunky self or to join with other deviants in celebration of life. Listen with headphones or in your own private space and get galvanized.

Shining Bright Despite the Plight – Pretty Lights

The Sun Ain’t Shining No More – The Asteroids Galaxy Tour

Shining Star – Earth, Wind & Fire

Supreme People – Blackalicious

Spirits Drifting – Brian Eno

Dub the Mic (Remastered) – Beastie Boys

Stand Together – Beastie Boys

No Path to Follow – The Chemical Brothers

Sexy Hypnotist – Luscious Jackson

On Her Majesty’s Secret Service (feat. Propellerheads) – David Arnold

Spybreak – Propellerheads

Cycles (Grooveman Spot Remix) – Raw Produce

Oh Bondage Up Yours! – X-Ray Spex

F**k You… That’s Why – Smut Peddlers

Celebration Day – Led Zeppelin

Hitz (feat. Tinie Tempah) – Chase & Status

Blind – Korn

There’s a War Going On for Your Mind – Flobots

Pink Pussycat – Devo

Mistake by the Living Deadbeats

Kids – The Chapman Family

Anyway by Duck Sauce on DJ GAL-VanIZed Jukebox

The song is cool and the video is cooler. A nice combination of flashback to 70’s Soul Train mixed with the deep club beats you expect in the 2000’s.


An iPod allows you to fit 1,000’s of songs in your pocket; whereas a Jukebox stays in one place and your selections are limited. What would you do if you only got to choose 52 songs to put on your iPod? What would the list include?

Jukebox Mary

One Tribe by Black Eyed Peas on DJ GAL-VanIZed Jukebox


An iPod allows you to fit 1,000’s of songs in your pocket; whereas a Jukebox stays in one place and your selections are limited. What would you do if you had a 52- song limit on your iPod? What would the list include?


Jukebox Mary

DJ GAL-VanIZed We Are I.E. Remix ft. Ahman

They say multi-tasking kills creativity but in this case, listening to two types of audio generated an idea for jungle beats mixed with a Sunday sermon. This Lenny De Ice track, (We are I.E.) is mixed with sound snippets from a rousing sermon by Ahman titled Mental Fast. It will give you permission to question religious practices that manipulate and limit the mind of a spiritual seeker.