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Seeing Green

March 1, 2013 by

Making eco-friendly updates to your studio can help save money and the environment.

While recycling and reducing waste are the most popular ways to create a green workplace around a dance studio, many owners are also … Continue reading

When One Is More Than Two

November 1, 2012 by

Merging with another studio to create a bigger and better school
“Three years ago I was burning out, not making any money and the rent was killing me,” says Larisa Dahabi, owner of the former Mount … Continue reading

Dancing Around Health Care

September 1, 2012 by

Making affordable choices for your studio
A few years ago, a veteran dance teacher working full-time at a New York City–based studio heard a sound that she knew meant trouble. She had let an old injury … Continue reading

Saving Grace

July 1, 2012 by

Tighten your belt without choking your business.
When Christopher Lynn, managing director of Ballet Conservatory of Asheville in Asheville, NC, opened the studio with his wife Angie three years ago, he learned fast that the costs … Continue reading

Creating the Dream Studio

June 1, 2012 by

Decisions behind four recent renovations
As anyone who has opened a dance studio knows, there’s more to think about than just location and class offerings. A plethora of decisions need to be made, from designing the … Continue reading