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CREATIVE WAYS TO KEEP YOUR DANCERS THINKING

Ever think of what you can do to enhance the learning curve in your dance class? While dancers are often taught “how” sometimes we forget the “why’s,” “when’s,” and “where’s” things came from and happened….

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Conditioning Exercise Regimine for Your Dancers

Conditioning programs for dancers should be an essential part of any training program. Along with regular technique classes, “cross training” will help provide increased cardiovascular, strength, flexibility and endurance benefits. It will also increase core strength and muscle tone and …

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TIPS FOR TEACHING WITH COMPASSIONATE AUTHORITY

Dance teachers spend countless hours with our students in the studio week after week and year after year. It’s sometimes easy for the lines of the relationship to blur in terms of dance teacher to student vs. friend to friend. …

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Action Really Does Speak Louder Than Words... Here's Why

Welcome to my Motivational Blog that appears on Dance Teacher Web each and every month. Need some motivation and inspiration to see things through? …You’ve come to the right place!

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COMPETING SOLOS AND GROUP NUMBERS THAT LOOK IDENTICAL

The debate over competing multiple solos and similar group numbers often comes up in dance teacher discussion. Sometimes the notion is to showcase their talents in every genre and take center stage as much as possible. While it's commendable for …

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REMINDING YOUNG DANCERS TO, "TAKE .YOUR. TIME.'

We often see how each generation of dancers change. With instant gratification in rare form, there has been a trend for a while now which I’m sure you have observed too, especially with your younger ones. In many of my …

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IN A TEACHING RUT? TRY THIS....

Teachers are human. We are indeed the ones our dancers look to for training, motivation, discipline, artistic inspiration and guidance, but indeed at the end of the day we are human. We are not immune to creative blocks, bad days, …

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WHEN DANCE STUDENTS DECIDE TO PART WAYS

It’s inevitable. At some point in owning your dance studio a student is going to want to part ways and stop dancing. If you’re lucky, it may happen only a handful of times over the course of your career, but …

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Please Dancers, Stop Marking in Class

I’m not sure when or how marking in class became a thing. When I trained, (and I may be dating myself,) this was an act one never contemplated, whether in class or rehearsals. Everything was expected to be done full …

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TEN MINUTE STRETCH PRACTICE YOUR DANCERS CAN DO AT HOME

There is always a way for our young dancers to maintain conditioning. Even at home. While they may not be inclined to stretch and condition on their own for a whole hour, even a ten minute stretch with direction and …

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How to Remain True to You

Welcome to a new Motivational Blog that will appear on Dance Teacher Web each and every month. Need some motivation and inspiration to see things through? …You’ve come to the right place!

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GIVING YOUR BEST DANCE TEACHER INTERVIEW

If you are lining up some interviews yourself for some new teaching gigs, I’d like to share some helpful hints and thoughts to better help you secure that position! I have been on both sides of the table, interviewing and …

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REIGNING IN THE 'OVERLY' CONFIDENT DANCER

We all love when our students excel and have a stellar performance year. A year where we see the student blossom and have that “A-HA” moment when everything starts to click for them in class. It’s wonderful to see their …

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2024 Dance Teacher Web Conference and Expo

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BECOMING THE GREAT MOTIVATOR

How we motivate our faculty and students has a direct correlation with positive energy, high spirit and a genuine belief that we can accomplish the goals we set forth for our studios and students. If we ourselves are inspired and …

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The Importance of Being a Well-Rounded Dancer

Dancers usually have a favorite genre. Some may even niche themselves early on as, “a ballet dancer,” a, “hip hop dancer,” a, “contemporary dancer,” etc. While it’s natural to gravitate towards a specific area during one’s training, it should also …

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