Dance Classroom Management: Do Now

Happy Monday! Today’s dance classroom Behavior Management Monday tip is Technique #20 in Teach Like A Champion 2.0–Do Now. It falls under the larger category of lesson structure, and it reminds us that our dance lesson plan begins as soon as the students arrive at our studio/stage/dance room door. If you’ve spent time in aContinue reading “Dance Classroom Management: Do Now”

Immersing Myself in the Dance Community

If you’ve been following me online for the past few months, you may have noticed that I’ve been doing a little re-branding. Besides adding (read: squeezing in) a few new hobbies–such as USTA tennis, recently returning to blogging, and, oh, launching some new projects–I’m still doing most of the same activities I was at thisContinue reading “Immersing Myself in the Dance Community”

Where Can We Teach Dance?

I taught my first official dance classes in Ramstein, Germany. But that’s a story for another time. When I moved back to California after my year of living in Manhattan, studying dance education, and becoming an American Ballet Theatre Certified Teacher, I wanted to hit the ground running and begin teaching dance anywhere that wouldContinue reading “Where Can We Teach Dance?”