Are you a dance teacher?
Are you passionate about what you do?
Are you looking for new avenues to gain inspiration, knowledge and better yourself and your skills?
Be sure to follow these 10 blogs for your 2018 dance teaching inspo!
Lisa Howell is the passionate and knowledgeable physiotherapist who not only has a large amount of articles for you to read and learn from, but you can also purchase resources and book workshops online. Whether you’re curious about injuries that dancers experience or looking for more specific guidance with improving your students turnout, you can find a number of articles, resources and videos to help. One of our favourite articles include ‘How to get your legs higher with a developpe’.
Nichelle Suzanne is a writer specialising in dance. She is also a dance instructor with over 20 years experience teaching in dance studios, community programs, and colleges. There is a wide range of articles so if you’re also a studio owner or looking to share an article with students/parents, this is a great place to start. One of our favourite blogs include ‘The kind of feedback your dance students really crave‘.
A whole category set aside for ‘dance teacher tips’? Yes please! These articles vary with each post so grab a cup of tea and set yourself up for hours of reading. There are articles on technique, establishing yourself as a teacher and how to get through those harder moments. One of our favourites is, ‘3 Go-to Tips for Commanding Respect When You Look as Young as Your Students’
We love it because it’s Australian! As well as a whole category for ‘dance teacher resources’, you can also read about upcoming Aussie Dance events, recent Dance news and if you’re a studio owner as well there are also articles about marketing, improving your studio environment and studio retention. Our favourite, ‘8 ways to make Ballet fun for boys’.
New, fresh, young and Aussie, the talented Jessica Poulter takes us on a journey of dance reviews, interesting interviews and even news about upcoming auditions. Our favourite read is ‘Dear popstars: get rid of dirty talk’
This simple and easy to read blog is full of well thought out articles, covering various aspects of teaching Ballet whether it be related to technique, or discipline. American authors Kim and Robyn will provide you with hours of reading as well as many articles that you can share with your students and their parents. As well as the series of ‘Pointe’ articles, our favourite is ‘Four tips for building reversing skills’.
Happy reading Dance Teachers!