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The days after a competition weekend always feel like a strangely ritualistic twilight zone. You're exhausted and relieved all at the same time. Your body aches, you're ultra-sensitive and your mental state is so worn down that it's hard to tell up from down. In times like these, every teacher recuperates in basically the same way. We break down the 10 most common things dance teachers unknowingly put on their recovery checklist before going back to teach after a long dance weekend.

If you're a dance teacher, you'll totally relate to some variation of this.

Enjoy!

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"At every possible opportunity, I hope to instill in children a love for the arts and for classical music," said Marcia Dale Weary, beloved teacher and founder of Central Pennsylvania Youth Ballet. "Along with that, I hope to help them develop self-discipline, generosity and the ability to focus."

Weary passed away at the age of 82 on Monday, March 4, 2019.

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It's about time a dance teacher meme account hit the internet! We have been waiting for this day to arrive, and let us tell you @danceteacheermemes did not disappoint. Each post hits on a different universally experienced dance teacher moment so accurately that we've caught ourselves laughing so hard, we're wheezing.

Teaching dance is the kind of job that is ripe with comedic material, so thanks to the people who put the hilarity into bite-sized images we can share on social media. The bio of the account says these memes represent all the things dance teachers think but never say (whew boyyy!). Whoever created this account, please step forward so we can praise you properly! We love you!

Check out some of our favorite @danceteachermemes posts below. Let us know over on our Facebook page which ones you most relate to.

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We couldn't let National Compliment Day pass without complimenting dance teachers for all the fabulous things we notice them doing. You guys are queens, and we don't deserve you!

Check out what we had to say, and share the love with a dance teacher you think embodies the qualities of teacher success! Let's get this compliment train rolling!

xoxo

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Dance teachers have to deal with a lot. While open communication with your teacher is obviously key, lame excuses for less-than-great behavior are guaranteed to get on her nerves. Always avoid these seven excuses that will 100 percent get your dance teacher's blood boiling.

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Dance teachers have to deal with a lot. While open communication with your teacher is obviously key, lame excuses for less-than-great behavior are guaranteed to get on her nerves. Always avoid these seven excuses that will 100 percent get your dance teacher's blood boiling.

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Oh, dance teachers, you are a talented, organized and slightly insane bunch, and we ABSOLUTELY love you for it! Here are 12 things only dance teachers will relate to. Check 'em out!

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There was a time when the rules of dance studio etiquette were clear to students: Don't stand with your hands on your hips. Never step in front of the teacher, especially as she demonstrates. Wear pink tights and a black leotard to ballet class. Don't talk. But in today's age of entitlement and instant gratification, studio conduct codes can feel optional at best. No specific etiquette is categorically right or wrong for every studio. But clarifying what your rules are and how they'll be implemented—to students, parents and staff—ensures a consistent, effective learning environment for your dancers.

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