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Think of Dance School….As a School

I've spent alot of time in the dance school office these past two months.  September was back to class month and the questions were mostly about dress code, and class schedules...the easy stuff.   As October hit, so did all the complaints "we missed a class, do we get credit for it?"; "why didn't anyone… Continue reading Think of Dance School….As a School

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Feeding The Mind Of A Dancer with the Arts

When my daughter was 5, right before she started formal dance classes, I took her to see the Pennsylvania Ballet perform The Nutcracker. As I ordered tickets, I could feel myself getting excited, I LOVED the ballet and couldn't wait to share the live experience with my daughter. Oh, we had watched countless episodes of… Continue reading Feeding The Mind Of A Dancer with the Arts

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My Son Wants to Take Dance Classes

My daughter has never had the pleasure of having a male dancer in any of her classes in the 13 years she has taken lessons. Not one.  We've seen a boy here, one there, come through the school, last about 1 or 2 years, then poof…gone.  It saddens me.  At one of the parent observation classes,… Continue reading My Son Wants to Take Dance Classes

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The First Day

I can totally remember my daughter’s first dance class.  I remember walking into the dance studio thinking there would be a seat waiting for me to watch welcome refreshments for all of us Moms….ok, ok, I did know there would be no refreshments but I didn’t know I’d be sitting outside with a 10 other… Continue reading The First Day