No matter where my son, Julian, has danced, most often he has been one of just a handful of boys—if that. Dance studios seem to have a difficult time attracting…and keeping…young male dancers.Read More
The Benefits Of Listing Your Kids Activity Center In An Online Directory
It is no surprise to learn that, if you are running one or more of the many kids’ activity centers in the United States, there is a massive amount of competition on the Internet. In fact, as of November 1, 2010 a search on Google for the term ‘kids activity centers’ generated about 347,000 results. This poses the question of how you are going to gain business over the other thousands of direct competitors. The answer is quite simple: list your kids’ activity centers in an online directory.Read More
Gearing Up For Your Season Wrap Up!
For most studios in the United States your season comes to an end in May or June. This is a good time of year to look ahead and organize your schedule up to the end of the current season. For those of you in other countries whose season is just beginning, you can start to map out your year and build in the ideas I will present in this article. From how you will prepare for your recital, distribute costumes, get your clients to register for next year to which of your teachers and staff you want to either retain or let go.Read More
Ways To Help Your Dancers At Performance Time
Spring recitals are coming up, so how can we help our very young dancers to be able to enjoy performances rather than dread them? Some children are born performers and it doesn’t faze them at all to get out on a big stage in front of hundreds of people but there are also a lot of students who struggle with that aspect of dancing. There are ways to make these performances a pleasure for all and if we, as studio owners, are able to give our students tools to help them overcome their fears and insecurities it will be something these young dancers will carry with them always no matter what path they take in life.Read More