Posts Tagged ‘#fitness’
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
Victoria is one of our FOCUS Company Pro dancers. We wanted to spotlight her awesomeness, and give you some insight to our competing program!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
Leah is one of our FOCUS Company Pro dancers. We wanted to spotlight her awesomeness, and give you some insight to our competing program!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
Niko is one of our FOCUS Company Pro dancers. We wanted to spotlight his awesomeness, and give you some insight to our competing program!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
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
The Positive Effects of Youth Competitive Sports
First, it is important to clarify there are many group sports from soccer, basketball, baseball, football, etc. But competitive group sports also include dance as well. The unique quality of dance as a competitive sport that stands out over many others is the fact that it offers both group and individual competition opportunities in one…Read More
Dancers are Athletes?
Merriam-Webster Dictionary defines an athlete as: a person who is trained or skilled in exercises, sports, or games requiring physical strength, agility, or stamina. Status Quo When you think about athletes, the first things that come to mind are those athletes you see on TV playing basketball, football, soccer, track, tennis, the list goes on. You…Read More
The Benefits and the Support Network for Parents of Children in Dance and Fitness
It is no secret that there are many parents who understand and value the many benefits of dance and fitness bring to their children. Selfless parents are often seen providing this opportunity to their child through dance, often unaware of the secret health and wellness it offers to the parents as well! Social Support and…Read More
Benefits of Dance for Children in All Areas of Life
We all have different reasons why we enroll children in dance classes—for the health benefits, to expand their creativity, or simply because they love the art of dance. No matter what background or level of experience, one has much to gain from the art of dance. Dancing helps to develop new skills, get physically active,…Read More
A Choreographer’s Inspiration
A Lasting Impact There are times as a choreographer when creating a piece of choreography can have an even greater lasting impact than could have been imagined. One of those such dances for me was “High Hopes”. When I began the process of creating this competition tap dance, November 19, 2019 my first goal was…Read More