What you didn't know🤷🏼♀️
What you didn't know...
Here at The Dancing House, our goal is to make your weekly dance class the "Highlight of Your Week." We specialize in students ages 2-10years so it's super important that dance is "fun." But please know, just because it's fun, doesn't mean we aren't learning.
If you observe any of our classes, you'll notice that we use props at some point within the class period. There are so many reasons for this.
Using props is a great way to entice a child to play and get involv…
Why the Floor Matters💃🏻
Why does the floor matter?
There is nothing that that gets me more fired up as when I see dancers practice on concrete, asphalt or even grass. Especially if they are jumping, leaping & turning.
Even if the dancers are younger, growing bodies with soft bones are even more vulnerable to injury than adults or older students. It is important to reduce the impact on the body to prevent injury. This is done with a floating wood sub-floor.
There is some confusion regarding exactly what is a sprung…
As a dance educator for over 25 years, I have seen first hand how the arts are essential for children's development.
But today I want to share a personal testimony.
This is about a student that came to me at 2yrs. old. When Addie started dance, she didn't speak. To see her growth over the couple years has been beautiful.
This is why the arts are ESSENTIAL. Here is a copy of …