February 2018 | Body and Mind + Summer

Body and Mind + Summer

February 2018 | Volume 23 | Issue 2 | Buy a copy

Consider all the tasks that await you this summer—relaxing, recharging, spending time with friends, planning for the fall, living in the moment. Having fun. Breathing deep. Let the multi-tasking commence!

Throughout the month of February, we’ll be publishing selected stories online, with most content available by March 1.

On My Mind | Words from the publisher.

Studio Safe Place
Karen White
The Genius Myth
Tamsin Nutter

Tips for Ballet Teachers | Winding Up & Shoulder Tension in Pirouettes
David Arce

Tips for Hip-Hop Teachers | Rhythm Skills
Samara Atkins

Tips for Special-Needs Teachers | Encouraging Self-Help
Tricia Gomez

Dollars, Cents, and Due Diligence | How to Track Your Expenses
Michelle Cote

Teacher Tune-Up | Lots of Love
Sandi Duncan

Ask Rhee Gold | Advice for dance teachers.
Looking for New Teachers
New Music Choices
Lesson Planning

Mail | Words from our readers.

FYI | What’s up in the dance community.
CCC’s Hip-Hop Minor a Major Deal
Ballet Arizona Taps New School Leader
Misty Copeland Booked for Library Week
Master Teacher Program Relaunches

Media Hub | Onscreen, on the page, and online.
The Prince
The Twelve Dancing Princesses
Choreography: A Basic Approach Using Improvisation
Julie’s Greenroom

Competition Zone | Good Humor Goes a Long Way
Joan F. Smith

Studio Style | Southwest Synergy Dance
Makeovers, renovations, and dream spaces.
Heather Turbeville

Wearing It Well | Costume Cleaning Tips From The Line Up
Heather Turbeville

Did You Know? | Who is Raven Wilkinson?

Collective Wisdom | Ideas and advice from teachers.
Classroom Connection: Trading Places
Classroom Connection: Starting Choreography

Body and Mind + Summer
A Place in the Sun
by MaryBeth Kemp
Use summer camps to boost studio revenue and enrollment.

Dancing at Disney
by Debbie Werbrouck
What to know before you go.

You’re Out!
by Jennifer Rienert
How to keep your studio running smoothly when you take time off.

Great Beginnings
Ease students into class with an opening ritual.

Coming on Strong
by Jennifer Kaplan
Smart conditioning can help keep kids injury-free.

Summertime Teacher Training
Your 2018 guide to workshops and intensives across the U.S.