We’re giving away Maria’s Movers’ Grownup and Me curriculum for toddlers to learn movement, social skills, and use their imaginations!
Lauren went from teaching young dancers ballet to teaching college students how to exercise. Surprisingly, teaching the “pampers” crowd was great preparation. Here are four things she learned that have helped make interactions with her university students successful.
Teachers of young dancers are always looking for creative ways to ease the separation anxiety children feel when their grown-ups drop them off for class. Maria shares what’s worked best for her and acknowledges those times when a child just isn’t ready to separate.
Alexandra Langstaff has been teaching creative movement and modern dance in Vermont for over 20 years. She spends the majority of her time in pre-schools, elementary schools and day care centers. She shares her Top Three Props with DA readers because they saved her when the electricity went out, the iPod quit and the cute speaker system wasn’t loud enough.