January 26, 2017

 Here's 7 tips of how to make and keep some more of your hard earned money in your dance school.

1) Go though your bank account and plug up all those money leaks.  Are you paying for a monthly service you no longer use?  Do you just automatically renew your insuran...

January 11, 2017

Having been a dance teacher myself for many years I know how hard it can be.  Your head is always full of  a million ideas and things you want to do from the next show idea to chasing payments, dance teachers wear a lot of different hats throughout the day.  Our next 4...

January 3, 2017

It's a brand new year.  I'm still not quite sure where 2016 went to be honest but here is 2017 in all it's glory.

Have you made a new years resolution?  What is it?  Go on.... tell.  OK you don't have to.

Here's a few you could make in case you're lacking in id...

October 3, 2016

When you picture a ballerina in your head, I am sure you imagine a beautiful, slim lady in a tutu and dancing en pointe, most people do.  This is classical ballet at its peak and what many young girls dream to be like but have you ever thought about what is going on wi...

May 23, 2016

On a beautiful, sunny, Sunday morning, I jumped in my car and drove up to Hitchn ready for the Dance Teacher Hub retreat.  The schedule for the day was jammed back full of dance celeb speakers, workshops and plenty of time for networking as well.  

 

 

 

Our first spe...

May 9, 2016

For years dancers and dance teachers have had the same regular shoes for performances.

 

Picture this, a hard hitting, military style dance, fantastic camouflage costume, heavy, dark make up and a bog standard jazz shoe-burgh.  Thanks to manufactures we have some new op...

March 14, 2016

As an adult most classes won't have a set uniform.  For your first class, if you don't want to spend out a small fortune, its fine to wear something comfortable, leggings and a t shirt work great as your teacher can still see your line and form.  However, when you deci...

March 1, 2016

Any sport that uses your body means you want to keep it in tip top condition but trying to squeeze in rest, eating healthy and time for stretching can be chaos in our busy lives.  

 

Fail to prepare and prepare to fail

 

We know the feeling, you've just finished hours of c...

February 13, 2016

You can't expect your body to be fully fuctional and ready to go all the time so a real warm up before any sort of workout is vital.  It's even more important during these cold winter months.  Warm up wear is a great way to start off.  Layer that stuff up!  Layers trap...

January 25, 2016

Argh!!  I snagged my ballet tights!  Shoot! - We've all been there!

 

Have you thought about what you could do with your tights rather than just throwing them in the nearest bin on the way out of class?

 

The easiest and simplest thing to do is to recycle.  If it's a...

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