Mindfulness for Children & Young Dancers

Mindfulness for children is about teaching them healthy mental habits, tools they can use to pause and relax in moments of anxiety or stress, and a way to release to any negative thought patterns they might feel (now or in the future) that could hold them back from success… 

Groove Child & an introduction to mindfulness
The Groove Child syllabus and dance toolkit help you incorporate simple visualisations, mindful moments, and confidence boosting exercises to nurture healthy minds as well as their dance technique.

What is mindfulness?

And why is it important for our young dancers – and children, in general?

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6 Killers of Creativity in Dance

When you worry about the outcome of something, the work becomes tight and forced rather than enjoyable and expressive…

How do we as dance teachers encourage more enjoyment and natural expression in our dancers?

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Our failures and flaws

In reality, we are all TERRIFIED of failure. Mainly because we worry what others will think, that they will point and laugh, taking us back to playground days. Nobody likes to be seen as silly or foolish.

Our failures and flaws help us to grow and learn. Through them we find out what works and what doesn’t. Continue reading “Our failures and flaws”