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    How to Take Care of Your Body and Mind During Summer Dance Intensives

    By Katherine Moore of Dance Informa To many young people, summer means endless days of freedom, ice cream and time to relax. For dancers, however, summer can mean long days, weeks or even months of classes and...

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    The Challenge of Running a Successful Dance Studio

    “Because everything we say and do is the length and shadow of our own souls, our influence is determined by the quality of our being.” -Dale E. Turner What is it that makes anyone attracted to a...

    • Posted 1 week ago
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    Dance Teachers: Be All You Can Be!

    “There are 3 types of people in this world: Those who make things happen, those who watch things happen and those who wonder what happened!” - Mary Kay Ash Teachers are the lifeblood of the world. They...

    • Posted 2 weeks ago
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    Recitals: Theme and Variation

    Dance recitals are the culmination of months of hard work and practice for both the you dance teacher and your students. It is an opportunity to show the audience what you and your dancers have been working...

    • Posted 3 weeks ago
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    Sweaty Summer

    When I was a dancer, I loved the summer. The warm heat helped my muscles stay loose and warm. The longer daylight hours made it feel like I wasn’t stuck in the studio all day. And the...

    • Posted 1 month ago
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    How I Deal With Distance

    To become a professional ballet dancer, you have to make a lot of sacrifices. I’ve missed out on a lot of things, like birthday parties, weddings, homecoming, prom and many things that most people get to do....

    • Posted 1 month ago
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    Making Plans to Succeed!

    “Things do not happen. Things are made to happen.” John F. Kennedy The performance comes to an end, the dancers take their bow and the audience comes to its feet to give a standing ovation. As the...

    • Posted 1 month ago
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    Mean Girls

    Last week I watched a news segment about a city trying to pass a law to make bullying a criminal offense. The law was not approved but it did get me wondering about bullying in the dance studio...

    • Posted 2 months ago
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    Terms of Endearment (Not For the Studio)

    “My dear!” “Sweetheart!” “Darling!” I am guilty as charged for calling my students these and I’m sure a variety of other pet names in class. I, like most dance teachers, have a deep and genuine care for...

    • Posted 2 months ago
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    Stand Tall: Body Alignment Tips for Dancers

    Mastering the art of proper body alignment during dance can be the key that unlocks your door to better balance, perfect pirouettes, higher battements, and overall freedom of movement. Dancers work on the perfect dance posture from...

    • Posted 2 months ago
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