Spots and tape lines help young dancers keep their spacing but teaching preschoolers how to move around safely in a dance class takes demonstration and practice. Maria gives seven creative ways to teach the concepts of space and spatial awareness to little movers.
Archives for September 2013
Educator, David Alonzo Jones offers this tip to end the frustration and help you or your students pick up and remember combinations and routines more effectively. He’s been using this simple tool for over ten years and it works!
It’s harder than ever to classify dance performance neatly into genres. As a result, our training methods deserve a new approach. Here is how educator, Heather Vaughan-Southard is rethinking tradition and empowering her students.
Releasing September 14, the Behind Barres eBook set features three distinct, entertaining stories of pre-professional dance life by three different authors, all written for a teenage audience. Find out more about the collection in this review by Heather Desaulniers.
As she breaks down performance into its elements, Angeline offers tips and video examples that will help you breathe life into your ballet dancing whether for exams or the stage.
Socrates believes that asking the right questions is essential to learning and teaching. Do you ask your dance students about their expectations, goals, and interests?