Dance teachers, have you ever had a great piece of music, but for some reason, your dancers’ timing just always seemed to be a little off? Armed with an iPod Touch or an iPhone, and an application (app) that costs less than $5, you can dial in the perfect tempo, matching your routines to your dancers’ ideal pacing.
There are dance studio owners mad and concerned about how Lifetime’s reality show, Dance Moms, is affecting their business. They want to boycott it, voice their outcry. But are there other ways to battle this kind of negativity? Learn why the stuff that ‘makes us look bad’ as an industry can actually be good for business and how to turn negativity into opportunity.
Jason Marquette returns with more tips as you prepare music for recitals and competition. This time he helps you save time, money, and frustration when hiring someone to edit your music.
Kathryn, once a competitive high school dancer, tells about her choice to pursue something else in college. She gives four tips for successfully making the transition from your dance-intensive high school years to pursuing dance recreationally while attending college.
Dance Teacher, Choreographer, and Music Editor Jason Marquette shares how to choose the right song for your choreography and offers in-depth tips on editing music with readily available software.
Jolene Toland’s efforts to preserve memories through photography has expanded into a full fledge hobby. In fact, on any given day she, her friends, and/or family head off on photo safaris. Jolene has won several first, second, and third place awards at both local and state levels. The subject of most of her dance photography has been her own daughter but dance has always been a passion of Jolene’s. She says, “I love dancing and have had the privilege of watching my own daughter grow and learn through dance. It is her emotional outlet and way of expressing the poetry that is in her to the world.”