I want to be a GREAT teacher…..but how can I learn from the best?

“The beautiful thing about learning is that nobody can take it away from you.” B.B. King Perhaps this is common practice, but I know since I was young I have always studied my teachers. I mean every single teacher/instructor/coach/trainer I’ve ever had. Mostly school teachers, probably because you have SO many! If anyone who hasContinue reading “I want to be a GREAT teacher…..but how can I learn from the best?”

‘I need a Hero’ – The Superpowers of the Dance Teacher

Dear Dance Teacher,  Now, I’m warning you in advance… I’m about to give you a compliment. Are you ready? Yeah?  No…….. no don’t worry. Hang on, Yep I’m going to say it now…. Yes, like RIGHT now. Are you actually ready this time? OK. Here it goes:  ‘You are a Superhero.’  What??? What do youContinue reading “‘I need a Hero’ – The Superpowers of the Dance Teacher”

Perfection…A Dirty Word…

Oh, The age-old tale of perfectionism. Dance teachers have used the phrase “practice makes perfect” for eternity. In many discussions I’ve had with dance teachers over the years, there’s been huge conflict about this phrase. Some believe the word is disgraceful, and others think that there is nothing wrong with striving to be ‘perfect’.   Well,Continue reading “Perfection…A Dirty Word…”


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