February 2008

Posted on February 1, 2008 by Buy This Issue

The House That Homer Built
Chicago Multi-Cultural Dance Center’s founder Homer Hans Bryant has been nurturing and supporting dancers since 1990.

2008 Music Guide
More than 25 music distributors offer selections for class and recital

The Dos and Don’ts of Hip Hop
Teacher Pat-Y-O shows how to get the hip-hop look right.

Get Your Groove On
Choreographers Napoleon & Tabitha D’umo share their favorite hip-hop tracks.

Team Dynamics
Solutions for minimizing conflict and creating a cohesive competition team

Cover to Cover
Nine new dance titles

Ask the Experts
Performing background checks and the right time to start competition

Performance Planner: All You Need Is Love
For your next recital, put L-O-V-E center stage.

Asadata Dafora
A pioneer of African-based dance in the U.S.

Three K–12 dance teachers share tips for keeping classrooms in check.

Discipline Dilemmas
Studio owners weigh in on the best ways to make students behave.

Fuel Your Teaching
Simple steps to nourish your mind and body for a full day of teaching

Where the Heart Is
Creating an inviting studio environment will keep dancers and their families coming back for more.

The Floor Factor
Key questions you should ask to make sure you choose a safe, comfortable and long-lasting floor surface

Building a Dance Library
Enhance our students’ education by creating a studio resource library.