How My Dance Background Helps Me As A Business Owner

I had my first dance lesson at the age of 3. I don’t remember much of it, but I do remember two things about it. First, I remember there were weird stuffed animals in the window area that creeped me out. Second, I remember that I didn’t like it, and I kept going to myContinue reading “How My Dance Background Helps Me As A Business Owner”

Foggy Today? Focus on the Future

What keeps you going when you’re just not feeling it as a creative entrepreneur? As I’ve said before: Even if we completely love what we do, we won’t love every single minute of every single day of what we do. For example: I absolutely love being an entrepreneur and directing dance programs. But I stronglyContinue reading “Foggy Today? Focus on the Future”

Dance Classroom Management: Least Invasive Intervention

Hello! Today’s Behavior Management Monday technique is called Least Invasive Intervention. It is part of a series of techniques used to create high behavioral expectations in the classroom. Of course, as a dance educator, as the founder and CEO of two dance education organizations, and as a dance educator coach, my primary current interest inContinue reading “Dance Classroom Management: Least Invasive Intervention”

What Is Your Primary Responsibility As A Dance Business Owner?

If you are a dance studio owner, if you run a dance education program that serves children in your local community, if you run any kind of business that provides the service of dance to clients, what is your primary responsibility? Some might say their main responsibility is to introduce students to the art ofContinue reading “What Is Your Primary Responsibility As A Dance Business Owner?”

The Happy Dance Podcast: Episode #2

Read the podcast transcript below or click HERE to download the PDF! Hi there! My name is Saumirah McWoodson, and I’m the founder and CEO of Dance Daze, Inc. and Dance Daze in Schools, and I’m also a dance education researcher and business consultant at DanceEdStartup.com. And I’m the host of The Happy Dance PodcastContinue reading “The Happy Dance Podcast: Episode #2”