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Archives for January 2009
Tips for managing, engaging, and interacting with young children. Problem solving and strategies for short attention spans and behavioral challenges typical of the preschool (3-6 years) age group.
Given my recent Piqué Turn How-To, I thought I would expand into my process for teaching this turn.
What is a Piqué Turn? Generally when a dancer is asked to perform a piqué turn in class, he/she understands that it is likely they are being asked to perform a traveling turn that begins with a step onto a straight leg, as demonstrated at the start of this combination (note: this video is an […]
Happy Inauguration Day, everyone! I only now realized that my earlier post, I Can’t, was posted on today of all days. A humorous coincidence. Today America has shown that we can and I am so glad that we DID! Best wishes to the first family and specifically to our 44th President who will face many […]
Can’t Can’t Can’t Do you find yourself saying or thinking this word? When you consider it, it seems really silly that out of everything we practice in class (most of which we’re quite good at), we choose to focus only on what we have trouble with. Teachers, too, often forget that their students need to […]