The digital dance industry is exploding with new teachers and students. Online dance classes can provide students with additional value from that of in-person lessons but teaching and learning dance online also requires some extra considerations. Repeated technical difficulties can discourage students from wanting to learn, and I have already felt this myself while taking … Continue reading Old Dogs and New Tricks: Tips for Teaching Dance Classes Online
Hello Dancers! This week we will look to our dance teacher and mentors and reflect on this unique relationship. While there are many ways to dance alone with no guidance, those who have taken formal classes know how important it is to have a good teacher. Even without formal dance classes, we rarely find inspiration … Continue reading DANCE JOURNAL PROMPT | Lessons Learned
Welcome back to our weekly reflection prompt post. One of my favorite topics is at home dance spaces, which have become much more popular in recent times because of social distancing requirements. I wrote a post layout out some essentials for home dance spaces, but I am willing to bet you can think of a … Continue reading DANCE JOURNAL PROMPT | A Dream Space for Dancing
The Martha Graham Dance Company is hosting a "Show Us Your Graham" challenge on Instagram. For this challenge, all you have to do is reinterpret one of Graham's 19 poses into an everyday task. Then, post your creation to social media with hashtags: #19poses and #marthagraham and tag a woman who inspires you. Martha Graham's … Continue reading DO IT FOR THE GRAHAM | A Dance Challenge Anyone Can Try
The other day I tore a hole right in the seam of one of my canvas ballet slippers. Rather than buy a whole new pair, or risk making the hole worse, I decided to fix them myself. I used rhinestone glue, and I think it turned out well! You can see how I did it … Continue reading I Fixed my Canvas Ballet Shoes with this Neat Trick!
Online dance classes are not a new commodity for the dance world. I myself have used many digital dance resources as a supplement to my training over the years. However, with more and more dancers are losing their physical spaces, the industry is growing rapidly. This is a good thing for students because there is … Continue reading The New Value of Online Dance Classes
Yesterday I woke up and just couldn't get motivated. I have been working on so any things to keep my mind occupied lately, and they all started to process mentally and I couldn't pull my focus onto one task. I also had a couple of classes on my docket, and as the time for those … Continue reading How to Dance Through Your Unmotivated Days