Straddle Stretch Forever
In an effort to keep my digital content focused on what my audience wants to see and to encourage myself to keep to routines that make me feel great physically, I’ll be focusing on stretching for a while! When it comes to stretching, you should know that I like to keep it simple. There are…
Rest is important, but . . .
Rest is important, but so is doing the work. Even though I’m privileged enough to live a creative life (“privileged” meaning: only working a full-time job if I feel like it, continuing to pay a car note on an Audi when I could get around just as easily in a paid-for something else, pouring money…
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 goes…Behavior Management, behavior management for the dance classroom, behavior management techniques, behavior modification, dance classes, dance education, dance instructor, dance lesson plans, dance studio, dance teacher, dance teacher coach, doug lemov, Instructional Coach, lesson planning, lesson plans, new dance teacher, Saumirah McWoodson, teach like a champion, teach like a champion 2.0, The Happy Dance, the happy dance blog, the happy dance by saumirah mcwoodson
Creativity Is Definitely A Habit
So does it seem like I’m super into everything related to Dance Daze, Inc., Dance Daze in Schools, and, my newest, Dance Ed Startup? Well, that’s because I am. But does that mean I like doing every single thing associated with running those businesses and projects? Absolutely not. Earlier today, I was thinking about a…creativity, dance education, dance studio, dance studio owner, denial, entrepreneur, entrepreneurship, lesson planning, living in your truth, purpose, Saumirah McWoodson, Teacher, teacher credentialing program, the habit of creativity, The Happy Dance, the happy dance blog, the happy dance by saumirah mcwoodson, truth, walking in your truth, work is not a job