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The Second Annual Dance Studio Life “Generous Heart” Awards

Dance Studio Life publisher Rhee Gold and the editorial staff wish to acknowledge the efforts of the risk takers and generous hearts who have earned our respect and serve as inspiration for the entire dance community. This year’s “Generous Hearts” recipients have made remarkable contributions to the field.

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February 2015 | Table of Contents

This month we focus on wellness, of both mind and body. Gone are the days of harsh teaching methods that promoted unhealthy mindsets; today there are widespread efforts to make dance training good for body and soul. You’ll discover how one school tends to both, how a team of dancers delivers Mindful Practice to private studios, and how to help teens in trouble.

Plus, month-by-month business goals, paving the way for freshman dance majors, post-performance feedback at USA IBC, our annual roundup of teacher training options, and more.

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January 2015 | Table of Contents

A World of Dance Volume 20 | Issue 1 | Buy a print copy It’s time for our New Year’s tradition—sharing stories about dance from a global perspective. This month we’re taking you to France for ballet, to Korea for traditional and contemporary dance, and to the Middle East to explore the history and culture…

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December 2014 | Table of Contents

Hip-Hop & Jazz Volume 19 | Issue 10 | Buy a print copy It’s time for our favorite funky duo, hip-hop and jazz! Read about master hip-hop teachers, birthday party fun, and dancers ages 50 and up getting their groove on. Then meet the Marta sisters, with jazz styles as different as the coasts they…

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November 2014 | Table of Contents

5, 6, 7, 8! Kids! Volume 19 | Issue 9 | Buy a print copy Our kids-centric issue will help you get everybody dancing. We’ve got stories on parent participation classes, approaches for reaching students with special needs, boosting community interest through free coffee hours, and dance teachers’ favorite music for younger dancers. Plus, superheroes…

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August 2014 |Table of Contents

Dance Studio Life, a magazine with a back-to-basics approach, is a division of the Rhee Gold Company, whose mission is to be at the forefront of dance and education by promoting the highest possible standards in teaching.

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July 2014 | Table of Contents

Celebrating 10 Years, plus Holiday Shows and Sparkle Volume 19 | Issue 5 | Buy a print copy Our 10th-anniversary issue brings you reflections from Rhee Gold and profiles of the remarkable recipients of the first Dance Studio Life “Generous Hearts” Awards. For our holiday focus, we’ve got fun, new takes on holiday classics, a…

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May-June 2014 | Table of Contents

Business Bonanza Volume 19 | Issue 4 | Buy a print copy Dig into this month’s issue for tips on running successful staff meetings, teaching exceptional dancers, and convincing kids who think they don’t love dance to think again. Plus, you’ll meet studio owners in the Midwest and on Maui who are doing things their…

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March|April 2014 | Table of Contents

Modern & Contemporary Volume 19 | Issue 3 | Buy a print copy In this month’s issue, we explore concepts for teaching modern and contemporary dance. You’ll gain new ideas and methods for the classroom with our stories on improv and composition classes, how and when to introduce codified modern dance to your students, and…

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February 2014 | Table of Contents

Summer’s Bounty Volume 19 | Issue 2 Ready for something new this summer? We’ve got three ideas for you to explore as workshops or seasonal sessions or to consider for year-round classes. Then dig into our annual lineup of teach-training options, because summer is the perfect time for a refresher. And there’s plenty more, including…

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January 2014 | Table of Contents

Global Dance Volume 19 | Issue 1 Pack your bags! We’re taking you on a trek—to Haiti with Jean Appolon; to California, where South African dance thrives; to the Southwest, where Native American dance is alive; across the U.S. with Vanaver Caravan, and more. Plus, you won’t want to miss our global costume and backdrop…

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December 2013 Table of Contents

COLUMNS Ask Rhee Gold Advice for dance teachers 2 Tips for Ballet Teachers | Better Balance By David Arce 2 Tips for Hip-Hop Teachers | Way to Pop By Geo Hubela 2 Tips for Modern Teachers | Get Grounded By Bill Evans 2 Tips for Tap Teachers | Building on Basics By Gregg Russell A Better You | Thoughts to Carry With You By Suzanne Martin,…

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November 2013 Table of Contents

COLUMNS Ask Rhee Gold Advice for dance teachers 2 Tips for Ballet Teachers | Super Stretches By David Arce 2 Tips for Hip-Hop Teachers | Build a Foundation By Geo Hubela 2 Tips for Modern Teachers | Seeing the Good, Analyzing the Need By Bill Evans 2 Tips for Tap Teachers | Breaking It Down By Gregg Russell A Better You | Ointment Options By Suzanne Martin, PT,…

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October 2013 Table of Contents

COLUMNS Ask Rhee Gold Advice for dance teachers 2 Tips for Ballet Teachers | Upper-Body Awareness By David Arce 2 Tips for Hip-Hop Teachers | Building Endurance By Geo Hubela 2 Tips for Modern Teachers | Change and Replace By Bill Evans 2 Tips for Tap Teachers | Teaching Time Steps By Gregg Russell A Better You | Sound Advice By Suzanne Martin, PT, DPT Maintaining…

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September 2013 | Table of Contents

COLUMNS Ask Rhee Gold Advice for dance teachers 2 Tips for Ballet Teachers | Fine-Tuning Performances By David Arce 2 Tips for Hip-Hop Teachers | Drop & Freeze By Geo Hubela 2 Tips for Modern Teachers | Unpacking, Uncovering By Bill Evans 2 Tips for Tap Teachers | Slides & Warm-Up By Gregg Russell A Better You | Pampering During Pregnancy By Suzanne Martin, PT, DPT…

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August 2013 | Table of Contents

COLUMNS Ask Rhee Gold Advice for dance teachers 2 Tips for Ballet Teachers | A+ Arabesques By David Arce 2 Tips for Hip-Hop Teachers | Focus on Foundations By Geo Hubela 2 Tips for Modern Teachers | Placing the Weight By Bill Evans 2 Tips for Tap Teachers | Developing Musicality By Gregg Russell A Better You | Sidestepping the Sidelines By Suzanne Martin, PT, DPT…

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July 2013 | Table of Contents

COLUMNS Ask Rhee Gold Advice for dance teachers 2 Tips for Ballet Teachers | Barre Basics By David Arce 2 Tips for Hip-Hop Teachers | Muscle Memory By Geo Hubela 2 Tips for Modern Teachers | Joy of Teaching By Bill Evans 2 Tips for Tap Teachers | Bombershays and Counter-Rhythms By Gregg Russell A Better You | Sniffles & Sneezes By Suzanne Martin, PT, DPT…

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May-June 2013 | Table of Contents

COLUMNS Ask Rhee Gold Advice for dance teachers 2 Tips for Ballet Teachers | Weight and Balance By David Arce 2 Tips for Hip-Hop Teachers | Dressing the Part By Geo Hubela 2 Tips for Modern Teachers | Spine Flexibility By Bill Evans 2 Tips for Tap Teachers | Adding and Enhancing Sounds By Gregg Russell A Better You | Perk Up With Perfect Posture By Suzanne…

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March-April 2013 | Table of Contents

COLUMNS Ask Rhee Gold Advice for dance teachers 2 Tips for Ballet Teachers | At the Barre By David Arce 2 Tips for Hip-Hop Teachers | Slides By Geo Hubela 2 Tips for Modern Teachers | Discovering the Spine By Bill Evans 2 Tips for Tap Teachers | Turns and Flaps By Gregg Russell A Better You | Shape Up for Summer By Suzanne Martin, PT,…

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February 2013 | Table of Contents

COLUMNS Ask Rhee Gold Advice for dance teachers 2 Tips for Ballet Teachers | Rigor and Nuance By Mignon Furman 2 Tips for Hip-Hop Teachers | The Shoulder Bounce By Geo Hubela 2 Tips for Modern Teachers | Investigations By Bill Evans 2 Tips for Tap Teachers | Shuffles and Pullbacks By Gregg Russell A Better You | Getting Out with Grace By Suzanne Martin, PT,…

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January 2013 | Table of Contents

COLUMNS Ask Rhee Gold Advice for dance teachers 2 Tips for Ballet Teachers | Pas de Cheval By Mignon Furman 2 Tips for Hip-Hop Teachers | Muscle Control By Geo Hubela 2 Tips for Modern Teachers | Focus on Intent  By Bill Evans 2 Tips for Tap Teachers | Clean and Simple By Stacy Eastman A Better You | Say What? Putting a halt to…

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December 2012 | Table of Contents

COLUMNS Ask Rhee Gold Advice for dance teachers 2 Tips for Ballet Teachers | Pointe Prep By Mignon Furman 2 Tips for Hip-Hop Teachers | Music and the Mirror By Geo Hubela 2 Tips for Modern Teachers | The Whole Dancer By Bill Evans 2 Tips for Tap Teachers | 5-6-7-8 By Stacy Eastman A…

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November 2012 | Table of Contents

COLUMNS Ask Rhee Gold Advice for dance teachers. 2 Tips for Ballet Teachers | Fouetté Fundamentals By Mignon Furman 2 Tips for Hip-Hop Teachers | Artistic Vision By Geo Hubela 2 Tips for Modern Teachers | Strong and Liquid By Bill Evans 2 Tips for Tap Teachers | Early Steps in Improvising By Stacy Eastman A Better You |…

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