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Teaching Higher (Dance) Education

Happy NEW Year.  New Year, New experiences! In that vain, My daughter recently received her acceptance letter from her at first choice college and we are both excited at the prospect that she will be going to a rigorous academic institution with the bonus of having a equally strong dance program that will allow her to… Continue reading Teaching Higher (Dance) Education

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Learning to Embrace Corrections

The other night, my daughter came home to tell me she was "off her game" and that she had received a number of corrections in her Pointe class. As a result, she wanted to know if she could take an extra Pointe class later in the week to apply those corrections before her next formal… Continue reading Learning to Embrace Corrections

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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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Choosing a Dance Studio

‘We have so many dance schools in my area, I’m ready to start my child in a school, but how do I choose one over the other?” While I had a lifelong love affair with dance, I didn't know if my daughter would, so I hopped at the first opportunity to throw her into a… Continue reading Choosing a Dance Studio