Successful Staffing for Dance Studios

We live in a not so kinder, gentler time now and any business that deals with minor children must be protected from lawsuits and possible criminal charges. Whether it’s parent volunteers or actual assistant coaches, certain guidelines must be printed on a contract, reviewed with each person, and signed by both parties. Do not allow:…

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What Do Cheerleaders Really Do?

Despite the fact that most cheerleaders are portrayed in a negative light, know that a cheerleader does more than focus on how she looks. Most of these women aren’t defined by their tans or endless plastic surgery. Instead, they eat healthy, work hard and drive themselves to success. These are the women who motivate the…

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Making Dance a Positive Experience

Taking a dance class can help your child grow in many ways. It teaches self-discipline and poise, as well as grace, which all will boost your child’s self-esteem and give them a sense of accomplishment. If your child is interested in dancing, let them take a few lessons. It could spark a lifelong passion for…

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Foot Care for Dancers

Both amateur and professional dancers of all ages must understand the importance of their feet and know how to give them the care and handling they need. Each foot has 52 bones and supports many times its own weight every time you take a step. The muscles and ligaments all work together, providing balance and…

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Eat Healthy And Skip The Supplements

Dietary supplements are not only expensive, but they aren’t meant to substitute for a balanced diet. These products are only to supplement those things that you might not be getting enough of. Each individual is different, and many people don’t need the recommended daily intake of some nutrients. If you are eating fairly balanced meals…

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The Benefits of Going Barefoot

Going barefoot has gained a great deal of popularity in recent years. You see more barefoot runners than ever before, and its proponents will tout the many benefits of barefoot running. Dancing barefoot offers many of those same benefits and, like the runners, barefoot dancers wouldn’t think of dancing any other way. Barefoot dancing can…

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Start Sleeping Smarter

As days become more jam-packed, many adults are finding that there isn’t enough time to get the sleep they need. In fact, more people are waking up earlier and going to bed considerably later than they are used to. But before you accept the fact that you are sleeping less, you need to understand that…

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Balancing is Key

The art of balancing the body depends on alignment awareness—ensuring the main areas of your body are in line. This alignment is important to keeping the muscles and bones working together to achieve a certain look or tone with all parts in their proper places. Balancing is the key regardless of the activity a person…

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