an interview with a soap star to a piece on London and
Stratford-upon-Avon, Kim Knode's curiosity has led to
the publication of her articles on a wide range of topics
in various venues.
below are some of Kim's articles that have appeared in
Brave New Ballroom World”
After three Emmy nominations,
several hit series and movies, Meredith Baxter ventures
into a “Brave
New Ballroom World.”
FROM AUGUST/SEPTEMBER AMATEUR DANCER 2004
Balanchine's protégé and the danseur
famed for bringing virility to ballet intoxicates a California
audience with the heady thrill of dancing in The
JULY/AUGUST 2003 DANCING USA
Pellicoro on Passion and Pacino"
DANCING USA NOVEMBER/DECEMBER 2001Paul Pellicoro, the
President/Owner of Manhattan’s largest Latin and
ballroom DanceSport studio speaks of sipping espresso
with Pacino and the passionate Tango.
the Heart of Healing and DanceSport: Sarah La Saulle Ph.D."
popular psychologist and author discusses her own heart
healing through DanceSport.
DANCING USA, May/June 2003
a Harlem neighborhood in the late 1920s, the Lindy Hop
emerged to inspire and play grandfather to future styles
of Swing dancing. See how the progression of Swing has
brought joy to generations of lovers of dance and music!
Arts Magazine, December 2000
Something About Melanie"
something about Melanie that keeps students coming back
for more jumpin' and jivin' to the rhythms of Swing! Kim
looks into the magical life of this two-time U.S. Opens
Teacher Magazine, April 2000
in South America? Moonlight midnight walks on Mount Whitney
anyone? "Dream Boat" follows the adventurous trail of
two starry eyed dancers who have found their studio of
their dreams aboard the Crystal Harmony.
Dance Teacher Magazine, January 2000
the word, "Hustle" and the masses think of Travolta in
a tight, white suit and faded images of disco line dancing.
Debra Hampton, co-creator of the Hustle USA Championships,
dispels the myths and displays the incredible discipline
required to execute the "dancer's dance."
Teacher Magazine, May/June 1999
Schwimmer: Creator, Coach & Comic"
still cuts the rug with the Nightclub Two-Step, a dance
he created 30 years ago. He also coaches 16 Time World
Professional Latin dance champion, Donnie Burns. Kim talks
to Schwimmer about his philosophy on success. " Put first
things first, that's family. When there is a problem,
it's just like a bad step, a technicality. Work it out
. Enjoy your family. Enjoy your dance."
Teacher Magazine, April 1999
Dance L.A.: Serves up Soulful Salsa"
discovers that teaching duo, Enio Cordoba and Teryl Jones
are taskmasters about technique and passionate about sharing
Latin rhythms of the heart.
Teacher Magazine, March 1999
Relax in England: London and Stratford-upon-Avon "
author enjoys a respite in the land of the Bard.
Employees Magazine, September 1994
Morris: More than just a Soap Star "
visits Phillip and his family in Manhattan Beach, California.
She learns of his fascinating journey to the world of
Reporter, May 1994
the actress behind the character Dottie (from the feature
film "Eating"), Kim writes about her understanding of
the relationship between her emotional life and her attitude
Jaglom, Eating: A Very Serious Comedy About Women &
Food, (Hollywood: Rainbow Filmbooks/Samuel French Trade,