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Articles by Lauren Heist

Partnering Up

July 28, 2011 by

Relationships with local businesses can benefit your studio.
Your studio touches the daily lives of many families—families who also frequent other local businesses. By joining forces with other organizations in your community, you can increase word-of-mouth … Continue reading

For Rent

March 1, 2011 by

Renting out your studio space can provide extra income.
Your studio’s rent is most likely your biggest monthly expense. But what if your space could actually help you bring in more money? Some studio owners have … Continue reading

See and Be Seen

April 1, 2010 by

Mary Harding was frustrated by the tortoise-like progress of her high school dance students at Perpich Center for Arts Education in Golden Valley, Minnesota. She gave them feedback on their choreography, pointers on what to … Continue reading

Two’s Company

July 8, 2009 by

Finding out you’re pregnant can be one of the most exciting experiences of your life. But it may also cause your head to spin, as you worry about what type of movements will be safe, … Continue reading

Don’t Let Arthritis Keep You Out of the Classroom

April 15, 2005 by

Like many dance teachers, Sergey Kozadayev deals with pain from arthritis on a daily basis. Every morning, the 55-year-old wakes up with pain in his knees, a condition he attributes to several bad habits from … Continue reading