We all make mistakes. I share one of my own performance fails in this month’s Circle Time roundup as well as a few inspiring quotations. Meanwhile some other dance bloggers shed some light on what they’ve taken away from their on and offstage mistakes. Don’t forget to add your own fabulous faux pas to the comments!
Time to circle up! 12 bloggers have gathered in our circle to share their posts on setting goals. Learn new strategies, try the tips, and check in with your own goal-setting methods and resolve. A perfect time to re-focus your energy on meeting objectives, both big and small.
This video is a validation and reminder of why dance teachers do what they do. And, why they do it with such commitment and passion. I hope you find it inspiring!
It can be hard to want to pour more of yourself into inspiring lackluster learners. But, as a teacher, you feel compelled to instill a passion for dance. So, how can you motivate students in a way that won’t deplete your energy reserves?
We all face adversity in our lives. Obstacles for dancers can come in many forms. They may be physical (a chronic injury, muscular or structural limitations, sometimes even a person’s height can stand in their way). They may be in the form of other people (a discouraging teacher, a negative co-worker, an unsupportive family member). […]
Just ran across this video from New York City Ballet’s YouTube channel and felt it serves as a reminder for all the students out there that everyone starts somewhere. I hope you find it inspiring. [youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jVpGAOy4I1g]