Learning to dance is the appreciation and respect for the delicate balance between student and teacher. As a student, you should do everything in your power to show the teacher that they have your attention and that you are approaching the lesson with commitment and the willingness to learn. When you do this, you will exchange a mutual respect and understanding and in return, learn at an accelerated rate and get much more out of your lesson.
Attending Your First Dance Class
A checklist of things you will need for your first dance lesson, including shoes, clothing, water, no jewelry and above all, a positive attitude.
Stretching for Splits
Stretching exercises to help increase flexibility and strength and problems when performing the splits and advice on how to prepare for stretching.
Dance Studio Etiquette: How to be a better dance student
Doing your upmost to be a better student in class will gain you the respect of your fellow students and your teacher.
Choosing a Dance Studio
Before you choose a dance studio, you need to think about what style of dance is right for you.
What Cross Training Can Do For You
Dance is a challenge on more than just the body: it is also a challenge on the mind and the spirit. In fact, no other form of art is as completely all encompassing.
We understand that learning to dance can be a daunting and sometimes intimidating experience. We know, we remember our first lesson all too well. But we also remember that once we overcome our initial concerns, we were exposed to a whole new world of expression and fitness that has earned out dedication to this very day.
The articles here are going to answer any questions you may have about entering into the world of dance. From what you should wear to how you should act in the class, most of your questions should be answered below. If you have any additional questions you should talk to your instructor. Do not be embarrassed to approach them, your instructor will take this as a compliment and see it as a sign of your enthusiasm for the art.