Maria shares why it’s important to have a clear structure when teaching preschool dance class. She can’t stress it enough, structure makes a world of a difference!
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!
When I teach dance I always start with the concept of space. It doesn’t matter if I am teaching 3 year olds or 63 year olds, space to me is a blank canvas. And I want to teach my students how to fill it.
Just as strong technique brings freedom to the dancer, a strong lesson structure brings freedom to teaching. Here are two types of lesson plans that will enliven your teaching and engage your students.