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Challenge the status quo by choosing to put your students first above ego and self-interest and apply your knowledge (even if it breaks the rules).
Dance teachers commonly use two types of corrections in class that cause confusion for their dance students. Learn how to rephrase and reframe these corrections to be more clear and accurate.
Beneath the physical discipline of dancing, your attitude toward learning matters. Successful dancers do these six things in every class.
The benefits of dancing go beyond the classroom. Learn more about what dance teaches you about life.
Competition and performance season seems to have a way on speaking up on us all. Inevitably, there is at least one dance that is just not ready to hit the stage. Here are some tools useful in cleaning dances. Try them during your next dance rehearsal. Show More Summary
"Raising The Barre" is Lauren Kessler's account of the months she spent preparing to dance The Nutcracker with a professional dance company. An exceptional challenge for a forty-something, non-dancer! Read our review of the book.
Backstage, every dancer must do their part to make sure a performance runs smoothly. These 16 behind-the-curtain habits should be as much a part of your routine as the choreography.
When your first time on a new stage is to perform on it, it's hard to feel prepared. Here are four things dancers do to feel more comfortable before the show goes on.
All That Dance studio tells us about Love Your Body Week at their studio and how they are helping students develop a greater appreciation for their bodies while encouraging teen leadership.
CABARRET combines ballet barre with a fitness twist and burlesque dance in one workout. Learn about the program's creatrix, Nicole LaBonde and the online teacher training program.
Dancers tend to trust their physical body but rely on external cues when fueling it. Learn the principles of Intuitive Eating and trust your body when it comes to food.
A dancer’s most important tool is a winning mindset. Here's how to develop a positive mental attitude so that you're at your best every time.
Young dancers need help learning how to connect breath to movement. Here are 4 ways dance teachers can encourage this development in dance class.
Dancers and thriller fans will appreciate the twists in "Dark Turns," a new novel by Cate Holahan, whose research on ballet went inside the dance studio.
Seems every dancer's doing it but what is the purpose and value in using a foam roller? And, should you be doing it too? Here's the 411 on fascia and foam rolling.
What better day to work on improving your "split leaps" than Leap Day? Here are 10 tips to help dancers soar every day of the year.
Your dance studio isn't "just a business" but if you're even thinking about selling, you have to be prepared to look at it as one. Here's what you'll need for a quicker, easier sale.
After returning to dance as an adult after a hiatus, Jennifer discovered that the lessons learned in dance class often apply to daily life too.
A year ago Heather wanted to quit teaching dance. She's back but with new purpose after reevaluating and evolving. Find out what it took to find her way back.
Creating crowdsourced campaigns for dance project funding is easy, but simply posting a project online and waiting for the donations to roll in is not enough. Find out what works.