Four Habits to Start in the First Six Weeks of a New Dance Class

As we approach the start of another dance season, many of us are spending time polishing our lesson plans, perfecting our playlists, developing assessment tools, and¬†brainstorming recital and concert ideas. But the “clean slate” of the new season also affords us – and our students – time to break old bad habits and start great … More Four Habits to Start in the First Six Weeks of a New Dance Class

The #MonthlyMessage: Never Let Your Blessings Start to Feel Like Burdens

My son went through terrible sleeping stage recently. He’s never been a good sleeper, but ¬†it at least felt like we were making progress for a while. Then, at 8.5 months, WHAM! We were back to 4+ night wakings, fighting bedtime, erratic naps, the whole deal. I know sleep regressions happen, but this one was … More The #MonthlyMessage: Never Let Your Blessings Start to Feel Like Burdens

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