One of the most powerful feelings of success, for both dance teachers and a students, happens when a specific correction becomes an “ah ha!” moment. Dance instructors often hear the same fears and struggles articulated by dancers at various levels, and are constantly striving to find new ways to address… Read More
It’s back-to-school time and we are all taking advantage of the opportunity to find some great new clothes and supplies to start the year off right. This got me thinking about refreshing my dance bag, too. I decided to go to the experts, Malashock Dance Company dancers, and ask what… Read More
Lets face it, sometimes is hard to get moving in the morning! Our summer intensive students are putting in over 130 hours of dancing over the course of the three-week workshop, and it is my job to get them moving at 9:00 a.m. every day. It’s been a wonderful experience… Read More
The following is an excerpt of a blog post written by one of our parents whose twin daughters take our Creative Dance 1 class on Saturday mornings. We thought it was an interesting perspective and we wanted to share it with you.
From Denise Scatena:
When my daughters turned two,… Read More
1) Don’t skip out on Breakfast- After hours of fasting overnight, your body desperately needs food fuel in the morning. Make sure you are eating a protein-based breakfast before heading out to class in the morning, and leaving at least 30 minutes to digest before you begin class. Suggestions: Whole… Read More