Next time you’re feeling bored with your choreography, try these classic “games” with your dancers. They’ll enliven a stale choreographic process, give your dancers ownership of the movement material, and provide some important learning experiences, too!
Archives for July 2012
Yellow or Pink? Maria teaches life lessons and manages behavior by giving her young students a balance of direct choices and free choices during dance class. Apply these tips for growing independent dancers in your own classes.
Chill your sugar cravings with natural sweeteners. This DIY sorbet recipe will hit the spot after an intense class or on a hot day.
Welcome back to the circle! I hope you’re having fun with Why Dance Matters this week. It’s been a blast of inspiration to see the many ways you express why dance matters to you, your community, your kids, your students, your world! If you still don’t know what it’s all about, head over to whydancematters.org. […]
Dance is life-giving and sustaining. Something as involuntary and necessary as breath. This is Why Dance Matters to me.
Welcome back! I hope everyone enjoyed Part 1 of Tap Is Music (And I Can Prove It). We’re halfway there so read on, true believers! So far we have covered how tap dancers can control their dynamics to make steps loud and soft and how they can sustain certain “notes”. This article will focus on […]