The Effects of Summer on Small Businesses
It is common knowledge that small businesses are the backbone of America, and a huge support to the communities in which they reside.Read More
Dancing Makes You Smarter
Dancing makes you smarter – mental acuity and the benefits of dancing…
We often think of dance as a great physical activity for kids and adults, that improves our physical health, and is a great social benefit.Read More
Why is Summer the Best Time to Dance and Get Fit?
Summer months are just around the corner, and school is almost out. Hooray! Summer is the time of year we all look forward to taking a much-needed break from our normal routine and use our summer as an opportunity to vacation and relax. But too much relaxation and no structure can lead to a lethargic attitude and lack of motivation.Read More
Active Learning Through Dance and Fitness
What is Active Learning through Dance and Fitness? Active Learning is the very fundamental component of the class structure and process used in teaching Dance and Fitness.Read More
Health and Wellness Benefits of Dance
As we rise to monumental challenges put before us, we also bare witness to the magical and additional multi-faceted benefits the valued arts enrichment of dance and fitness brings to us all. Difficult moments in life challenge our abilities to stay safe and think outside the box, we are determined, dedicated, and driven to continue bringing dance and fitness to our community, no matter the obstacles. However, what we don’t realise is the long reaching benefits that these challenges provide.Read More
Why Tap Dance…?
Not only is Tap Dancing fun and creates a great social environment that appeals to all ages from kids, youth, adults to seniors, but it is also an easy dance style to learn that quickly improves ones’ fitness and overall health in a short period of time.Read More
Building A Stronger Community
People build bonds with others in their community when they join a dance studio. The programs offered inspire teamwork, a common goal, and a social connection that forms meaningful relationships in our community with those outside our close circle of friends.Read More
Early Childhood Development
Pre-school programs offer unique opportunities to children up to 5 years of age, including: Socialization, exposure to diversity, brain and body coordination, healthy mind and body, and introduction to academics in a fun and creative way.Read More
Confidence and Emotional Development
Whether the plan is to become a professional dancer, a pilates instructor, run a dance program at a university, or become a doctor, lawyer, scientist etc., emotional and confidence development is key to any type of career, and dance and fitness helps to develop those skills.Read More
New Year’s Resolutions…OH MY!
Here we go again, another year and we are ready to set down some resolutions to help us improve our health and happiness.Read More
What is the True Gift of Giving?
At this special time of year, we become more aware of giving, especially as we gather with family and friends to show our love and appreciation with a special gift to each other. Finding that meaningful gift that shows our gratitude to those we love and care about can become quite daunting as we spend…Read More
Dance Improves School and Work Performance!
Want to improve Schoolwork and work performance? Join a dance class! Dance is not just “kick ball change” but a multi-layered support system for mental, emotional, psychological, and physical health. This support is accomplished by the very structure of the program and the methods used to communicate and accomplish the exercises. This method creates a…Read More
It’s All About How You Do It!
This can hold true for many things in life, but definitely when pursuing a physical activity such as dance and fitness. Often, dance students feel as though they tried so hard, yet didn’t get the accolades or success they were expecting for their efforts. Also, when unsuccessful, we can feel overwhelmed and or lose interest,…Read More
Supporting Small Businesses
One of the biggest insights realized from the lasting effects from the pandemic is just how important small businesses are to the backbone of a community. Many small business’ owners invest in the community by owning and or leasing within the community, offering services close to neighborhoods which create less traffic and pollution, and supports…Read More
Dance and Brain Function
Monday, October 10th was Mental Health Day, so it seems only fitting to speak on a topic about dance, mental health and brain function. Researchers are finding that as they study humans not just in modern times, but even dating back millions of years ago, our brains and bodies may have evolved to need exercise…Read More
Dance, the Ultimate Inclusivity
In these times of heightened inclusivity awareness, the art of dance is the ultimate inclusivity! Why Dance? Dance programs are based in a type of creativity, and teamwork, that embraces and celebrates the unique style of each person. Dance attracts kids and adults from all backgrounds, religions, nationalities, beliefs, orientations, ages etc. where they are…Read More
Specific Activewear is Important￼
Why Specific Activewear is Important to the Success of Physical Activity Athletic clothing for sports and dance helps prevent injuries, improve breathability, keep your muscles warm, wick away sweat, protect you from the elements and fuel your fitness mentality. The Clothes Make All the Difference The clothes you wear for a workout can make a difference…Read More
Extracurricular Activities are Important to College Applications
A successful college application has many elements needed to be effective, many we are aware of, including but not limited to: Official Transcript/Class Rank Essay/Statement of Purpose Letters of Recommendation Community Service/Outside Learning Opportunities Awards and Recognition Preparing for an Interview List of Extracurricular Activities This is of course a partial list above, with more…Read More
What Do Setting Goals Do for Us?
Many have done research on goal setting through the ages and have found when setting goals, you will have more: Clarity Motivation Confidence FOCUS Purpose Sense of accomplishment Charisma Time management skills Energy Happiness To name just a few… Sports and dance are great examples of goal setting and the results from them are not…Read More
Is Your Dance and Fitness Workout Routine on a Yo-Yo Diet?
If you and or your kids did take off dance and fitness for the summer, and you’re getting ready to get back to work and school, it’s time to get back to dance and fitness too! However, one of the positive realizations that has come from the pandemic is how dance and fitness help us…Read More