Hello, and happy dance day! If you've ever wanted to learn to swing dance, there is no better time than now! Our FREE YouTube lessons this week will get you energized and swinging into the weekend. Single-Time Swing Basic In this first video lesson, we break-down a single-time swing basic step with a partner. You … Continue reading FREE DANCE DAY! Some Swinging Things
Hello, and happy Friday! We are going to begin sharing a curated collection of FREE Dance Lessons and Resources from myself and other great dancers on YouTube every week! All of these lessons are available for you to experience for FREE on YouTube. This week we have three beginner ballroom dance lessons. If you are … Continue reading FREE DANCE FRIDAY! Learn Ballroom Basics on YouTube
With physical dance studios shutting down, many individual dance instructors are exploring more freelance teaching options. Whether you are teaching via live-stream on social media, or through a video conference-calling service, investing in a personal website brings benefits for you and your students. A Personal Dance Website Means More Control Anyone can make a social … Continue reading Is a Website Worth It For Freelance Dancers?
I had originally intended on more of a fluffy motivational piece about how we should all be working together and not against one another. Collaboration is good and competition is bad, right? But as I was reflecting on the concepts of collaboration and competition, especially as they relate to my personal dance experiences, I found … Continue reading To Collaborate or Compete? A Reflection of Terms
As dancers, we are constantly designing experiences for our clients. From choreography to costumes, each is completely unique. Although I would love to tell you there is one ideal way to run a studio or design a course, that is just not the case. The key to designing good experiences for dances is learning how … Continue reading How to Evaluate Your Online Dance Program
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
What happens when dance venues close? The dancers find a new venue. With social distancing restrictions, many artists and dancers are exploring what is to many a new frontier of digital arts online. This is bringing many new forms of collaboration, but there is also much more competition. Regardless of when we can go back … Continue reading How to Show Your Support for Dancers in their Digital Transition
Are you feeling overwhelmed with options for online classes? This post is for you. With physical locations on hold, the dance world has been transitioning to online classes. I personally enjoy this, because I was already a huge nerd for digital dance culture and was already using digital resources to supplement my in-person learning. Now, … Continue reading How Do I Keep Track of All of My Online Dance Classes?
With many public dance spaces closing, many of us dancers will be shifting to home practice. While you may not be able to design your dream dance space right now, there are some essential elements to consider before going full-out with your home dance training. Even if you don't have an ideal space for dancing, … Continue reading DANCING AT HOME? Try these Tips to Level up your Home Dance Space!