September 2006

Posted on September 1, 2006 by Buy This Issue

The Music Man
2006 Dance Teacher Lifetime Achievement Award winner LaVaughn Robinson believes the feet are the greatest musical instruments of all.

The 2006 Dance Teacher Award Recipients
Congratulations to Jon Cristofori and Kathleen Sinclair, Cookie Joe, Suzanne Salapa and Mary Ann Laverty

In Good Hands
Learn how to protect against claims of molestation and sexual misconduct, while creating a safe environment in which students feel comfortable and parents reassured.

Four Favorites
Teachers share their favorite lesson plans for elementary, junior high and high school students

An Ap-Parent Opportunity
Ways to get parents involved in your dance program

The 2007 Convention Guide
Convention directors and teachers share their top ten tips for getting the most of the experience, PLUS 95 dance events to help you choose the one that’s right for you.

David Howard
The renowned ballet instructor shares lessons learned over a lifetime of teaching.

Tackling the Taboo
Tips for addressing sensitive issues with students entering puberty

When Students Get Personal
Advice on being sensitive—yet professional—when students confide their personal problems

José Limón
A former José Limón Dance Company member offers personal and historical accounts of the life and work of this modern dance legend.

Performance Planner: Once Upon a Time
Give your school year a fairy-tale ending with these recital ideas.

Ask the Experts
Answers to your questions on workers’ compensation and setting a “hair policy” for your studio

Hip hop costumes to add an urban edge to your next performance

A Better Back
9 tips for relieving tension in your back while improving your posture, strength and flexibility

Finding a Good Fit
Businesses come in all shapes and sizes. Learn which organizational structure might be right for your studio.