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STUDIO KARMA: PAYING IT FORWARD IN YOUR COMMUNITY

As in our personal lives, the hustle and bustle of everyday studio life can involve the typical time-consuming tasks, deadlines, multi-tasking, projects, etc. that can take up more hours than there are in a day. We get side-tracked and often times pulled in a million directions while adding another thing to that “to-do list” that gets longer and longer as the season rolls along.  We prioritize and try to keep the business and students as focused as we can. We try to ensure our students’ year is successful and our faculty creates works they are not only proud of but also gives the dancers a sense of challenge and fulfillment; all while hoping they are actually enjoying their dance experience.......

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CALLING ALL DANCE TEACHERS: BE A SPECIAL GUEST BLOGGER In 2018 FOR DANCE TEACHER WEB!

Do you have a special expertise or tip that you would like to share with our community of Dance Educators from around the world? Now you can....as a Guest Blogger with Dance Teacher Web featuring YOU as the expert! Topics can include any teaching technique or studio business enhancement idea you may have. From marketing and front desk improvements to faculty issues. All teachers/studio directors will receive professional recognition featuring your headshot and bio as well as accompanying links to your website which will boost your website's SEO rating. Click on Read More to Get Started!

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IMPROVE RELEVE WITH THIS ONE EXERCISE!

Why can’t our dancers hold their relevé? This is an ongoing question we often ask ourselves and an aspect of training that we continually try to improve upon with our dancers. It is also one of the most important and crucial elements necessary to progress. Whether we are dealing with lack of core strength, placement issues, sitting in one’s hip, weak ankles, not pulling up or a whole host of other possibilities, below is a sure fire, challenging exercise to help young dancers find their balance in relevé. Plus, it’s fun!.....

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INTERMEDIATE HOP HOP ROUTINE BY TISLARM BOUIE

Here is another video in our series of special sneak previews.  Check out this fun and styllized Hip Hop Combination by one of New York's hottest new choreographers Tislarm Bouie. Dance Teacher Web has over 700 videos, 100's of articles, lesson plans and business building tools for the busy dance studio owner. Not yet a member? Start your FREE 14-day full access trial today!

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TIPS FOR IMPROVING SPOTTING TECHNIQUE

Spotting is perhaps one of the most challenging concepts for young dancers to grasp and often to teach as well. Without it, however, we are at a standstill in terms of improving and progressing turning ability so taking the time to really focus on this skill with your students in crucial during training. Below are my favorite exercise to help dancers really hone in on the skill and improve quickly and efficiently......

 

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ADVANCED TAP COMBINATION BY AARON TURNER

Here is a special sneak preview at one of the terrific videos presented by Aaron Turner from the members area. Dance Teacher Web has over 700 videos, 100's of articles, lesson plans and business building tools for the busy dance studio owner. Not yet a member? Start your FREE 14-day full access trial today!

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QUICK TIPS FOR ENERGIZING YOUR DANCE CLASSES

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….

In a time of abundant amounts of homework and test-taking, it sometimes can be a challenge to give little mini-projects to your dance students when no grade is pending, but if you make it fun and quick, I guarantee your students will enjoy learning more about dance, and not just from a movement standpoint.

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THE LEDGENDARY CHARLES KELLEY "HOW TO" TAP VIDEO MILITARY TIME STEP

Dance Teacher Web is proud to present the master "Teacher of Teachers" Mr Charles Kelly teaching tips for Military Time Step. On January 3rd Mr Kelley passed away in New York City. We know he is teaching dance in heaven right now! RIP

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