QUICK TIPS TO ENHANCE DANCER THINKING & ENGAGEMENT
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.Read More
BRINGING CONTENT KNOWLEDGE TO TECHNICAL TRAINING
From my experiences as both a student and a teacher, what I have come to recognize is that learning the why’s and how’s of technique, composition, history, anatomy, etc, is what ultimately separates the dancer who watches, repeats and may perform well with that who becomes an artist of their craft...Read More
CRITICAL COMMUNICATION TIPS FOR SOLVING PROBLEMS AT YOUR DANCE STUDIO
This is a follow up article to “Sometimes You Don’t Have All the Answers, and That’s Ok!” I recommend that you read that article first before you read this one. As the theories and principles in this article will make more sense. They both work together and will help you when you are hit with a crisis.Read More