Dance Improvisation Tips & Activities

When taught holistically improvisation can help dance students grow in their technique, artistry, and overall well-being. There are many benefits to incorporate improvisation into your students’ dance training, regardless of their age or the dance style they are studying. Improvisation helps dancers to: Apply technical concepts in new ways, helping them to more deeply understand … More Dance Improvisation Tips & Activities

My Top 5 Social-Emotional Skills Your Students Should Develop

This particular blog series – “My Top 5 Skills Your Students Should Know” – was inspired by a question posed in a dance teachers’ group on Facebook a while back: What are the 5 skills that you think are most important for your students to learn? As I’ve written in the past, I initially struggled … More My Top 5 Social-Emotional Skills Your Students Should Develop

5 Technique & Movement Skills To Teach Your Dance Students

About a year ago (maybe more – time flies!), someone in a dance teachers’ group on Facebook posed an interesting question: What are the 5 skills that you think are most important for your students to learn? This was a particularly vexing topic for me, because I had a hard time even deciding what counts … More 5 Technique & Movement Skills To Teach Your Dance Students