Teaching

Ahtoy WonPat-Borja and Daniel Enskat

June 1, 2015 by

How We Teach Salsa
In a mixed-level class at Peridance Capezio Center, Ahtoy WonPat-Borja gets her beginner salsa dancers moving with a marching rhythm as she counts, “One, two three,” pause, “Five, six, seven,” pause. In … Continue reading

Final Pose

June 1, 2015 by

Technology: Evernote

June 1, 2015 by

Note-taking app; free for iPhone, iPad and Android ($5/month for premium services)
Tired of forgetting the brilliant ideas you have when inspiration strikes on the fly? Evernote is a note-taking app that works as a virtual … Continue reading

Recommended: Ballet Society’s Conversations on Dance

June 1, 2015 by

Ballet history app for iPhone and iPad; $2.99 in the iTunes store

Ballet Society, a nonprofit branch of the School of American Ballet, has created an app on dance history and theory tailored to classical ballet … Continue reading

How to Date a College Dance Program

May 1, 2015 by

4 ways to make sure you’re making the right match
Choosing a boyfriend or girlfriend and choosing a college aren’t that different: Both require making a (hopefully) long-lasting decision based on a prediction about your future … Continue reading

Finding the Patterns

May 1, 2015 by

An innovative way to learn math and music with movement
A group of young students is working to form a circle, giggling as they cross arms and reach for one another’s hands. One girl stands in … Continue reading