Ballroom pro-am competitor, the Girl with the Tree Tattoo shares what she’s learned about the elements of dance – the concepts of weight, energy, space, and time – and how these dynamics apply in partner dance.
Revitalize Choreography By Playing Games With Your Dancers
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!
Boosting Test Scores Through Movement
K-12 dance educator Heather Vaughan-Southard walks us through some ways study and exploration of dance elements like space, time, and energy can help students connect ideas to other subjects and prepare them for the “real world”, including the every day tasks of test-taking, interacting in their community, and expressing themselves and their goals.