Best Studio Practices

Have Studio, Will Travel

October 1, 2015 by

Equip yourself with basic studio equipment in portable form to make lease-hopping a cinch.
Gone are the days of garage dance studios and wheedling your local recreation center into letting you commandeer the gym four … Continue reading


September 1, 2015 by

Complaints and criticisms, while inevitable, offer opportunities to make your operation more solid and grow your studio.
As a studio owner, you know that parents are valuable partners when it comes to educating their children. But … Continue reading

Everything I Ever Needed to Know I Learned in Corporate

August 1, 2015 by

7 lessons from the corporate world—for dance studios

As owners of businesses firmly rooted in the art of dance, it may be hard to imagine that business practices from the finance or marketing worlds can apply … Continue reading

To Facebook or Not to Facebook?

July 1, 2015 by

Studio owners share social-media policies that work.
Keeping up with the constant changes in social media may seem impossible. Even if you could remember the differences between pinning, snapping, tweeting and vining, you can’t possibly monitor … Continue reading

Faculty Growth Spurt? 6 Ways to Stay on Track

June 1, 2015 by

How to keep your employees informed, motivated and loyal
You’re finally starting to see the fruits of your studio labor—enrollment is higher than it’s ever been, and you’ve just added new faculty to keep up with … Continue reading

3 Ways to Make Summer Sales Sizzle

May 1, 2015 by

Creative programming can keep revenue running in the slow season.

Summertime is notoriously slow for dance studio owners, but bills don’t take a holiday. Learn from three studio owners who figured out how to keep the … Continue reading