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”

I WANT to be paid to think.

I’m a hardcore entrepreneur. I live to create. I thrive on bringing ideas to fruition through the art of starting and developing business ventures. But I’ve mentioned it before on The Happy Dance Podcast and I’ve mentioned it in my Lunchtime Entrepreneur Chats on Clubhouse: I like to keep some freelance work or a superContinue reading “I WANT to be paid to think.”

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: Joy Factor

Hello Dance Educator Friends! Let’s dive in. Last week, I wrote about using the behavior management technique called Every Minute Matters in the dance classroom space. When this technique is at the forefront of our mind, we are reminded how precious the tool of time is for ourselves and our students and that we canContinue reading “Dance Classroom Management: Joy Factor”

But, what’s a hobby?

Okay, so the title of this blog might seem a bit ridiculous to some people. But, in the same way that I’ve always hated answering questions about what kinds of music I like (and, yes, I’m saving those juicy deets for another blog),  I’ve always hated answering the questions “What are your hobbies?” or “WhatContinue reading “But, what’s a hobby?”