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Contemporary dance music fall 2013

Contemporary Dance Music: Fall 2013

Finding contemporary music for dance can be difficult. If you’re searching for good music to improv or create choreography to, consider one of these songs. They all have something unique to offer whether you’re looking for happy, sad or complex…

0 Comments / 2171 View / November 8, 2013

best dance conventions

Best Dance Conventions: 2013-2014

Looking for the best dance convention to take your studio to? Here are some top picks If you’re looking for “fame” Sometimes its fun to go to dance conventions and see So You Think You Can Dance dancers and Mia…

0 Comments / 5747 View / November 5, 2013

why tap is still important

9 Reasons Why Tap Dancing is Still Important in 2013

Many dancers today consider themselves “well rounded dancers”.  To me, well rounded would mean knowing and being able to perform all styles of dance…at least knowing the basics of the styles you are not as strong in.  So, are you…

0 Comments / 4975 View / November 4, 2013

Great Jazz Songs for Kids

15 Great Jazz Songs for Kids

Finding good music to play in jazz class can be difficult- especially for kids. It’s hard to know whats hip and cool to children 10-20 years younger than you. Here are a few great jazz songs for kids. You can…

0 Comments / 70864 View / October 28, 2013

New Music for Dance Class

New Music Monday: October 21

New Music Monday for October 21: Cavalier – James Vincent McMorrow: This is slow, beautiful and chilling. I could see turning off the lights for a relaxing stretch time or choreographing a modern/contemporary dance to it. Enjoy! [soundcloud params=”auto_play=true&show_comments=true&color=0ac4ff”]https://soundcloud.com/jvmcmorrow/cavalier[/soundcloud] We…

0 Comments / 58 View / October 21, 2013

Dance recital theme ideas

7 Dance Recital Theme Ideas

Dance Recitals are one of the biggest moment for a dance studio, especially if you choose to not compete. Renting out an auditorium, buying costumes, having dress rehearsals are all extremely important, but you need a good theme if you’re…

0 Comments / 20768 View / October 12, 2013

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4 Minute Total Body Warm Up for Dance

If you only have an hour for class, or are just in  hurry to work on other things, a long warm up can be frustrating. Warm ups are extremely important in dance. You loosen up, gain flexibility and strength, and…

0 Comments / 3153 View / October 8, 2013

best lipstick for onstage

Best Lipstick Shades for Onstage

When dancers perform onstage they need to look clean and professional. Full eye makeup, blush, and lipstick are all necessities to dancers so they can look their very best. Instead of trying or purchasing tons of different lipstick shades, here…

0 Comments / 1340 View / September 25, 2013

new music for dance class

New Music Monday [Everything is Embarrassing]

Welcome to new music monday! So I have a love for Sky Ferreira. She has a ton of great songs including “Obsession” “One” and “Animal.” Today I found a great mix of her newer single Everything is Embarrassing. This new…

0 Comments / 54 View / September 16, 2013

how to create a website for your dance studio

How to Create a Website for Your Dance Studio

In order to create a website for your dance studio, you’ll need a few things: Domain Name Hosting Company Publishing Platform Your domain name is the www.dancestudio.com. These typically run $8-$10. I would recommend getting a .com or .net. Other…

0 Comments / 299 View / September 12, 2013