The Happy Dance Podcast: Episode #1

Read the podcast transcript below or click HERE to download the PDF! Hi there! My name is Saumirah McWoodson, founder and CEO of Dance Daze, Inc. and Dance Daze in Schools and dance education researcher and business consultant. And you are listening to The Happy Dance Podcast. Let’s dance! Hello, hello, hello, and welcome to TheContinue reading “The Happy Dance Podcast: Episode #1”

Avoiding Dance-Teacher Burnout

Have you ever gotten to a point with your dance classes where everything just sort of feels BLAH? Maybe you’ve been working on the same piece for several weeks or months and the moves have lost their air of newness. Perhaps students are beginning to master some combinations and your classes are running smoothly, butContinue reading “Avoiding Dance-Teacher Burnout”

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?”