Tag: teacher training

What National Dance Institute’s Customized Teacher Trainings Can Do for Your Arts Organization

Since New York City Ballet principal dancer Jacques d’Amboise founded National Dance Institute in 1976, the nonprofit arts education organization has championed a simple yet profound truth: Early exposure to the arts can transform a child’s life. Grounded in its renowned teaching pedagogy, NDI has impacted millions of school children—in New York City and across […]

Being a Great Dancer Doesn’t Automatically Mean You’re a Gifted Teacher

Recently, I asked fellow dancers on Facebook for a one-word self-assessment of the first class they ever taught. “Chaotic,” “humbling” and “copycat” were just some of their responses. I was not surprised. For my first-ever class, intermediate ballet for my fellow college students in 2011, I was armed with little more than my own experiences […]

Top 10 Reasons to Attend ​Dance Teacher​ Summit

1. SUMMIT VIRTUAL PASS – After the event, each attendee will be able to view dance classes, seminars and events held at the Summit online! 2. A BONDING EXPERIENCE – There’s no better way to strengthen your relationships and get renewed for the new year! 3. ADD VALUE TO YOUR COMPANY – For studio owners, […]

Dance for Parkinson's Disease Expands in NYC

Ballet Academy East in New York City has announced the addition of a Dance for PD class on Friday mornings at 11. Classes are offered at no charge and open to people with Parkinson’s disease, as well as their family, friends and caregivers. Students will learn movement from modern, ballet, tap, folk and social dancing, plus some Mark […]