Dance Studio Life Dedicated to Quality Dance Education 2017-02-17T07:31:47Z http://www.dancestudiolife.com/feed/atom/ WordPress http://www.dancestudiolife.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/01/cropped-icon-512-32x32.jpg Rhee Gold <![CDATA[February 2017 | Tapping Into Fitness]]> http://www.dancestudiolife.com/?p=48016 2017-02-16T19:36:04Z 2017-02-15T19:22:11Z Riverdance alumnus Aaron Tolson conceived in 2013 that fuses basic tap dance with cardio and strengthening exercises.]]> Rhee Gold <![CDATA[February 2017 | 2 Tips for Tap Teachers | Choosing Music for Class and Performance]]> http://www.dancestudiolife.com/?p=48013 2017-02-14T21:07:58Z 2017-02-14T19:17:06Z Tip 1: For a well-organized class that moves smoothly from one activity to another, create a set playlist that complements your lesson plan. Tip 2: Choosing appropriate music for tap performances can be challenging. ]]> Rhee Gold <![CDATA[February 2017 | A New Look at Nia]]> http://www.dancestudiolife.com/?p=48005 2017-02-13T21:39:55Z 2017-02-13T18:36:20Z Rhee Gold <![CDATA[February 2017 | EditorSpeak]]> http://www.dancestudiolife.com/?p=47981 2017-02-13T18:43:46Z 2017-02-10T18:19:38Z Singin’ in the Rain—at age 19—she had been studying dance only a few months.]]> Rhee Gold <![CDATA[February 2017 | On My Mind]]> http://www.dancestudiolife.com/?p=47974 2017-02-13T18:19:24Z 2017-02-09T18:15:57Z Rhee Gold <![CDATA[February 2017 | Rhythm Works Wonders]]> http://www.dancestudiolife.com/?p=47962 2017-02-08T19:35:05Z 2017-02-08T19:11:05Z Rhee Gold <![CDATA[February 2017 | 2 Tips for Ballet Teachers | B-Plus and Gut Check]]> http://www.dancestudiolife.com/?p=47947 2017-02-08T19:15:19Z 2017-02-07T14:00:18Z Tip 1: Remind students to take their time moving into B-plus, making sure to plié generously and present a fully turned-out heel before straightening the standing leg. Tip 2: The circular port de bras, toward and away from the barre, is important for all students to practice, as it develops strength, flexibility, and musicality.]]> Rhee Gold <![CDATA[February 2017 | GirlPower!]]> http://www.dancestudiolife.com/?p=47935 2017-02-13T18:40:21Z 2017-02-06T19:14:38Z Rhee Gold <![CDATA[February 2017 | Page Turners]]> http://www.dancestudiolife.com/?p=47924 2017-02-08T19:15:43Z 2017-02-05T20:20:12Z Falling Over Sideways 2. Functional Awareness: Anatomy in Action for Dancers 3. The Art of Movement 4. Kitchen Dance ]]> Rhee Gold <![CDATA[February 2017 | Moving Images]]> http://www.dancestudiolife.com/?p=47928 2017-02-08T19:16:09Z 2017-02-04T20:19:11Z Dancer 2. Lincoln Center at the Movies Presents Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater: Chroma, Grace, Takademe, Revelations 3. Dance for PD: At Home, vol. 1 4. Gotta Dance ]]> Rhee Gold <![CDATA[February 2017 | Bulletin Board]]> http://www.dancestudiolife.com/?p=47895 2017-02-08T19:18:01Z 2017-02-02T07:00:47Z Rhee Gold <![CDATA[February 2017 | FYI]]> http://www.dancestudiolife.com/?p=47902 2017-02-08T19:19:25Z 2017-02-02T06:00:53Z Rhee Gold <![CDATA[February 2017 | Performance Corner]]> http://www.dancestudiolife.com/?p=47870 2017-02-08T19:21:30Z 2017-02-01T06:00:59Z Rhee Gold <![CDATA[February 2017 | Summer & Wellness]]> http://www.dancestudiolife.com/?p=47871 2017-02-16T19:27:01Z 2017-02-01T05:33:31Z Rhee Gold <![CDATA[January 2017 | 2 Music Tips for Dance Teachers | The Ballets Russes and Les Sylphides]]> http://www.dancestudiolife.com/?p=47735 2017-02-08T19:22:28Z 2017-01-27T05:01:14Z Les Sylphides in the form we know today.]]> Rhee Gold <![CDATA[January 2017 | Collective Wisdom]]> http://www.dancestudiolife.com/?p=47748 2017-02-08T19:23:44Z 2017-01-26T17:34:30Z Q. I’m looking for ideas that will help multiple front desk staffers handle office communication more effectively. Example: Suzy’s mom calls about registration. One staffer calls back and leaves a message—which is noted in the message book—but no one follows up or calls the mom again. Does anyone have a solution? —Neala Dunn ]]> Rhee Gold <![CDATA[January 2017 | Having a Blast With Bhangra]]> http://www.dancestudiolife.com/?p=47712 2017-01-25T18:07:54Z 2017-01-25T18:07:54Z Rhee Gold <![CDATA[January 2017 | 2 Tips for Hip-Hop Teachers | Creative Exercises to Process Emotion]]> http://www.dancestudiolife.com/?p=47722 2017-01-27T17:35:46Z 2017-01-24T17:49:13Z Tip 1: Dance can be especially helpful in processing emotions. Tip 2: Encourage your dancers to use hip-hop movement to reflect their feelings—and to create rebellious and revolutionary art.]]> Rhee Gold <![CDATA[January 2017 | Rules = Respect]]> http://www.dancestudiolife.com/?p=47725 2017-01-24T21:40:34Z 2017-01-22T23:52:28Z Rhee Gold <![CDATA[January 2017 | Ask Rhee Gold]]> http://www.dancestudiolife.com/?p=47554 2017-01-20T22:50:00Z 2017-01-19T22:49:29Z