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    The Importance of Physical Activity for Children

    According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, about one third of American children between the ages of 10–17 are either overweight or obese, and only 25% of children get the recommended amount of daily physical activity. Considering how much energy children can have, it’s a bit sh…Read More

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    Added Benefits of Dance and The Performing Arts

    Involving your children in the arts, especially at a young age, can have a wide variety of benefits. All of the arts are incredible for physical, mental, and social growth but dance is one of the best ways to help your child grow in all of these aspects. There are an exponential number of connection…Read More

  3. Dancer Injury Prevention

    Dancing is a physically demanding activity. Injuries can happen; however, there are many ways to avoid injury or to help manage an existing one. *Note –  If you are injured, please be sure to consult your physician or professional trainer.* What are Some Common Dance Injuries? Overuse injuries to…Read More

  4. Healthy Classrooms, Happy Students

    Today's learning environment is more important than ever before, and dance is no exception! Whether your child or teen is dancing in-person or live online, the community they build and their connections fulfill important needs. Every child wants to feel like they belong and can accomplish great thin…Read More

  5. Jazz Dance: An Introduction

    Jazz is as innovative and elated as the music it comes from. The history of jazz dance is also interesting, taking influence from music and dance in all forms of American life. Because of this, it's one of the most popular dance forms to learn. History of Jazz Dance Jazz dance was brought over to Am…Read More

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    Hip-Hop Dance: A History

    The words “hip hop” can mean lots of different things to lots of different people. If you started asking around, some of the answers you might hear would include a type of music, a type of dance, a cultural movement, and a way of life. And in truth, all of them would be 100% correct. But no matt…Read More

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    5 Reasons Why You Should Enroll Your Child in Dance Classes

    As a parent, you’re always looking for ways to engage your child with meaningful experiences, helping them discover new ideas, and searching for ways to enrich their lives. And, you’re doing all of it within the constraints of your child’s schedule, your schedule, and the limited amount of tim…Read More

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    Pre-Audition Jitters And How To Overcome Them

    No matter your age, pre-audition jitters are something that you have to face. So whether you are an eight-year-old ballet dancer trying out for their first role in The Nutcracker, or an experienced, accomplished young adult dancer vying for a principal role within your current troupe, you need a gam…Read More

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    The Benefits Of Tap Dancing

    So you’ve been thinking about whether or not you might be interested in a dance class, eh? Maybe even a tap class? Maybe you were inspired by an old Gene Kelly or Ginger Rogers movie, or maybe you saw a video of Gregory Hines improvising with incredible poise, accuracy, and even humor. No matter w…Read More

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    Choosing Your Style of Dance

    When it comes to finding the style of dance that is right for you, there are a lot of things to consider. How do you like to move? What kinds of music inspire you? If you’ve watched any live dance performances before, which one did you find particularly appealing? What are your goals as a dancer? …Read More