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Lyrical Playlist 2016

Lyrical & Contemporary Playlist: Winter 2016

It’s been over two years since our famously popular lyrical and contemporary playlist went live. We’re still creating quarterly playlists so be sure to subscribe via email and get the latest posts in your inbox. This season’s playlist has some…

0 Comments / 21972 View / January 25, 2016

Apps

Money Saving Apps from a Fellow Dancer

So my first and and most rewarding passion is dance, but I also have an affinity for business, finance, and startups. My degree (entrepreneurship) and my job (content marketing) puts me into a place that a lot of my other…

0 Comments / 20 View / December 7, 2015

email etiquette

Email Etiquette for Dance Studios

I am hesitant to write this post because I know there are a lot of dancers, studio owners, and business–savvy choreographers that are well-versed in writing, email etiquette, and overall professionalism. But then I remember my past year and my…

0 Comments / 425 View / November 7, 2015

Spirit Week Ideas for Dance Studios

Dance Spirit Week Ideas

Does your studio have a spirit week? While spirit weeks are most commonly associated with schools, they can be a fun, uniting time during a studio’s year as well. They can break the ice during the beginning of the year,…

0 Comments / 1385 View / September 22, 2015

Jazz Playlist Fall 2015

Jazz Playlist: Fall 2015

It’s time again. Classes start. Students are enthusiastic. Teachers are refreshed. New music is needed. We’ve compiled more great jazz songs for the beginning of your dance season so turn it up and get to sweatin. As always, these songs…

2 Comments / 7430 View / August 21, 2015

Don’t Vs Do

Don’t Vs Do – Getting Your Point Across in a New Way

“Don’t flex your feet! “Don’t stick your butt out” “Stop talking in class” These phrases are constantly being said in all types of dance (and other) classes. We’ve said these lines so many times that we become numb to how…

0 Comments / 493 View / August 13, 2015

Jazz Playlist: Summer 2015

Jazz Playlist: Summer 2015

It’s finally summer which means most traditional classes and rehearsals are replaced with intensives and boot camps. If you’re trying to spice up your class with fresh new music, check out some of the awesome songs below. Listen on Spotify If…

0 Comments / 7088 View / June 16, 2015

Nationals Checklist for Teachers

The Complete Nationals Checklist

It’s almost dance nationals! If you’re a competition studio, this is what your year has been leading up to. Getting to travel to a new location and see other fantastic studios is always a great way to end the year…

0 Comments / 380 View / June 5, 2015

Themes for Dance Teams

Theme Ideas for Dance Teams

I was recently asked to choreograph a nationals routine and the team requested a “theme.” Themes are great- they can tell a story, tie songs together, create a more watchable routine for the audience, but it can sometimes be hard…

0 Comments / 16396 View / May 31, 2015

How to Cover Up Tattoos for Dance (and Cheer)

How to Cover Up Tattoos for Dance (and Cheer)

Tattoos have become a lot more popular in the past few years- especially among older teens and college students. A lot of dancers either put off getting a tattoo or go to great lengths to apply cover up between each and…

0 Comments / 1901 View / April 8, 2015