Continue reading “Have you ever had a negative response like this from a parent?”
This happened to me a year ago…
Dad picks up daughter from ballet class.
Little brother comes with him and seems excited to be there.
I suggest that maybe he could try a class some time?
Dad says “over my dead body”
I do a double take, and vaguely giggle back thinking he’s trying to joke.
Dad says “I’m not joking. My boys’ not going to be a woofter”
Are you wondering which members of your teaching faculty would be PERFECT to train in and deliver the Groove Child® syllabus, at your dance school?
This checklist will help…
Continue reading “The Qualities of a Groove Child Dance Teacher”
Some subtle but effective ways we can help build a healthier mindset in our young dancers from a early age, so they aren’t held back by a lack of self-belief.
Healthy minded dancers means healthy human beings! And ultimately, brave, confident and expressive performers.
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?
Continue reading “6 Killers of Creativity in Dance”
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”