The first and most important step toward success is the feeling that we can...– Dictionary of Quotes
Take the first step in faith. You don’t have to see the whole staircase,...
American Creativity is Declining. What went wrong... →
“During improvisation, the highly trained music majors used their brains in a way the nonmusicians could not: they deactivated their right-temporoparietal junction. Normally, the r-TPJ reads incoming stimuli, sorting the stream for relevance. By turning that off, the musicians blocked out all distraction. They hit an extra gear of concentration, allowing them to work with the notes and...
In what year did the original Angelina Ballerina... →
Picture Books & Pirouettes will tell you. Kerry covers both Angelina 2.0 and the lovingly drawn book series at her site in ‘Tis the Season of Angelina Ballerina. Read it now.
The secret of teaching is to appear to have known all your life what you learned...– #quote The Secret Of Teaching » Light a Fire: Education Quotes
Top Dance Blogs 2010 - Voting Round!
These are the dance blogs that will be up for vote starting December 27th on Dance Advantage. Dance Company/School Uptown Dance Boston Ballet Blog Houston Ballet Blog Dance News/Criticism Rogue Ballerina loveDANCEmore InfiniteBody Dance Student/Beginner Adult Beginner You Dance Funny Dave Tries Ballet Dance Education/Training Maria’s Movers - Move. Create. Educate. Ballet...
Tap Jam at The Kitchen on Jan 29
on Saturday, January 29, The Kitchen will present Shim Sham, an open tap jam session in which some of the finest of New York City’s rhythm tap community, come together to share and showcase their moves. Underground tap dance icon Roxane Butterfly will host the evening. In addition, Shim Sham will feature live musical accompaniment by the Theo Hill Trio. The jam is open to tap dancers of all...
Neck&Neck: Top Dance Blog Standings
Earlier this month, I launched a Reader’s Choice Top Dance Blog competition. You can learn about the details and why I launched the contest at Dance Advantage. You can find out even more, here. Since commenting is about to end, I thought I’d announce some of the current stats. We’ve got some blogs running neck and neck in a few key categories: Dancer Musings - It’s a...
Stocking stuffer for Zumba, Latin dancers. Maybe... →
Slip-on Dancers for smooth or carpeted surfaces at slip-ons.net
Joey Dowling on Dance, Choreography &... →
Since many young dancers have dreams of not only becoming professional dancers but also of becoming professional choreographers, I decided to ask Joey Dowling how she transitioned from successful…
What to do with those curly ribbons on your... →
Recycle them for use in your creative dance classes! Thanks @mariasmovers!
10 Questions With…Lauren Warnecke →
@ArtIntercepts diva and one of DA’s favorite columnists. Check our her interview @4dancers
The 5 Critical Errors Most People Make When they... →
Must read for dance studios and arts organizations!
One of the advantages of being disorderly is that one is constantly making...– One Of The Advantages » Light a Fire: Education Quotes
Top Dance Blog Competition featured on @Elitedance →
“Top Dance Blogs are informative and useful, engaging and entertaining, and in the dance community create a dialogue that isn’t possible in other platforms. Dance bloggers deserve recognition and respect for the energy and attention they invest in their corner of the Internet.” read more…
Dance wallpapers for your computer or mobile... →
@hamburgballett offers kaleidoscope-like images for free at their website. “The image-campaign was developed to attract new, younger and overcome inhibitions of people not quite so acquainted to dance. It shows that the HAMBURG BALLETT has a magic that captivates at once and at the same time it offers many surprises for those who want to know more about dance.”
Every student can learn. Just not on the same day or in the same way.” ~ George...– Every Student Can Learn » Light a Fire: Education Quotes
Pirouette Perfection with 24 Tips & a... →
Shared by danceadvantage BalletScoop highlights DA in their post on pirouettes! Pirouette help just in time for audition season! You might have noticed that I added a blogroll a few weeks back so…
Ms. Joey Dowling (@JoandJax) talks about teaching... →
Candy Cane Prop, Music, & Choreography Suggestions →
Dance Helps Parkinson’s Patients Harness Therapeutic Power of Movement | PBS NewsHour | Dec. 9, 2010 | PBS
Dance Helps Parkinson's Patients Harness... →
Be One of the Top Dance Blogs of 2010! →
Click the link for details on the contest and how to enter your blog. The contest consists of two rounds. In the first, readers get to support ALL or any of the blogs they like. This commenting round is a way for even smaller or newer blogs to get value out of participation, namely through the comment and support of their reader base (big or small). Bloggers: DO support and comment on the...
Have you ever heard of Moebius Syndrome? →
No? Read Willem’s story. Then, lend your support to raise awareness. It’s easy! Click here to see for yourself.
Bill T Jones and Broadway →
Get a Dancing Across Borders T-shirt and support... →
All proceeds from the sale of posters and T-shirts will go directly towards Nginn Karet Foundation for Cambodia’s “Give a Future to a Child of Angkor” urgent appeal. Your kindness will help children fulfill their dream to follow in the footsteps of dancers and musicians seen on Angkor Wat and other ancient Khmer temples
Help your class focus with this Bell Game →
Another great idea from @mariasmovers
Fun holiday dance activity - Jingle Bells →
courtesy Leaping Legs Creative Movement
Congrats to @SuzanneGerety and... →
DanceStudioOwner.com, a collaborative online membership community and resource for studio owners worldwide, today announced that co-founders Kathy Blake and Suzanne Gerety have been invited to serve as regular columnists for Dance Teacher magazine’s monthly “Ask the Experts” column.
Dance Blogger Find: the.thinking.dancer →
Failure and expectation, try vs. can’t in Jodi’s reflection on learning. Read more…
Report: "Physiological profiles of young boys... →
STREB Slam Remote →
On Saturday, December 4, a hand-picked group of teenagers make simultaneous debuts with the State Theatre and the Brooklyn-based STREB company. These 15 high school students, from Emily Fisher Charter School in Trenton, are part of an innovative new project known as SLAM Remote. SLAM Remote uses interactive video technology to connect performers and audiences in two different venues: in...
Lindsay tells why she gives back. She's been... →
@LindsayFultz tells her story @GroshBackdrops blog.