Teaching dance is not a spectator sport! Do you dance with your students? Get up and down from the floor? Follow the rules you have set? Maria offers tips on why you should dance with your preschoolers and how to save energy doing it!
creative movement for children
Transitions make all the difference in managing your class of young dancers. Use these creative ideas to get kids from one part of the room to another, or from one activity to the next while maintaining the focus and flow of the class and providing more ways to learn and explore.
Process-based exploration of movement is actually great preparation for, and an integral part of the art form of dance. But do you have parents that just don’t get it? Here are some strategies and ways to cope with this frequent frustration of creative dance teachers.