Three owner-tested ideas, with marketing and budget tips
With new studios popping up on every corner, studio owners can’t expect to build a successful business simply by teaching classes and putting on a yearly recital. To … Continue reading
Tu Dance Center fills an unmet need in Minneapolis–St. Paul.
They come bounding in, sometimes with moms or siblings in their wake, shoving dance bags and ballet slippers into cubbies along one wall of the former … Continue reading
Encouraging students to stay active during vacation will help them smoothly return to dance in the fall.
The leggy and lean Alicia Graf Mack needs to keep herself in top form when Alvin Ailey American Dance … Continue reading
How I teach pre-tap
Forty-five minutes of 3 1/2-year-olds in tap shoes may sound like a recipe for a throbbing headache, but Courtney Runft manages to keep the noise under control. That’s because for the first … Continue reading
Tips for teaching dance to 3- to 6-year-olds
Creative dance means creative teaching, too. Though leading a class of 3-year-olds may sound like fun and games to the uninitiated, there’s a serious side to early childhood … Continue reading