The Happy Dance Podcast: Episode #28

The Happy Dance Podcast: Episode #28 Press the PLAY button below to listen to Episode 28 of The Happy Dance Podcast and to learn about the resources I have for early career dance educators and dance studio owners over at DanceEdStartup.com!   

Dance Classroom Management: Double Plan

Happy Monday, Dance Friends! Today’s dance classroom management tip, which comes from the book Teach Like A Champion 2.0 (paid link) is called Double Plan. To Double Plan is to plan both what you–the teacher–and the students will be doing at each point in class when you are writing out your lessons. The text goesContinue reading “Dance Classroom Management: Double Plan”

Dance Classroom Management: Warm/Strict

Today’s Behavior Management Monday Technique from the book Teach Like A Champion 2.0 (paid link) is one of my favorites. It is an extremely simple technique that I use regularly in my work as an educator, both in the traditional classroom and in the dance classroom. This technique is under the larger category of building characterContinue reading “Dance Classroom Management: Warm/Strict”

Dance Classroom Management: Plan for Error

Hi there! I’m back with another awesome behavior management technique to help you have better student behavior and more engaging lessons in your dance classroom! It is my hope that these weekly tips will act as a quick refresher for experienced dance educators and provide new insight for early career dance educators who are teachingContinue reading “Dance Classroom Management: Plan for Error”

Free Creative Movement Playlists for Dance Teachers and Studio Owners

Dance Daze® Creative Movement has been one of my favorite classes to teach for a long time. (I also absolutely love teaching Dance Daze® Combo Class, classical ballet, and tap classes.) When I was first growing Dance Daze® classes, the Creative Movement classes were the first ones to fill up. Today, I still have studentsContinue reading “Free Creative Movement Playlists for Dance Teachers and Studio Owners”