M: We always say we should relax and not talk about work, and then it turns into, “Did you answer that email?” Being married three years, we realize we have to make our personal life a priority.We have several, but Frank Sinatra's "The Way You Look Tonight" was our first dance at our wedding. What item(s) of your clothing would Mari like to steal for herself? These days, the 16-year-old spends her time touring the country as Brian Friedman's assistant at Radix Dance Convention and blowing up You Tube and Instagram with her class-video cameos.If Keone were a superhero, what would his power be? And while the Char Char we fell in love with was a hip-hop cutie pie, the more mature artist we see today is sure to rock the dance world for years to come.“It’s a mixture of things we enjoy and things that inspire us.” (Photo by Joe Toreno) Opposites Attract As with any successful partnership, Keone and Mari both bring different strengths to the table—which make their work that much more awesome.Mari says Keone is particular, which helps take their ideas to the next level, while Keone says Mari helps him stay calm, cool and collected. Some might say Charlize Glass' fame kicked off with a single three-letter word.
We’re getting into theater, doing more film stuff and traveling and teaching, so I can’t complain. That’s what all this dance stuff and the opportunities we take are for—to provide our family with a better future. ” In the House For Keone and Mari, the creativity doesn’t stop on the dance floor.Few things are as beautiful as a seamlessly executed grand rond de jambe: There's something majestic about the high arc of the leg from front to side to back (or vice versa).But many pitfalls line the road to effortless grands ronds, especially in the tricky side-to-back and back-to-side transitions.It was such a cool moment, seeing what dance can do beyond the stage.K: Our faith plays a big part in the choices we make, the songs we choreograph to and the messages we decide to share. “We totally get it, since they’re also married and do hip hop and partnering,” Keone says.