Tag: <span>teacher training</span>

About teachers

Anyone can rent studio space and organize a class. Some studio owners do not check out credentials on instructors coming from different dance traditions than they are familiar with. All teachers vary widely in their teaching and performance philsosphies, practice, methods, and styles. Each teacher does have her own unique ways of breaking down moves, teaching prop work,…


Q – There are so many classes advertised. How do I know who is a good teacher?

Read some of the articles I have posted. Check out some of the links. Call or email teachers and ask them lots of questions. Understand your reasons for taking the class and be clear about that with any potential teacher. Share on Facebook Follow me…


Q – I took a session with another instructor and didn’t like it. I’m in your class now and it’s totally different. I feel like I’m starting over. Why are classes so inconsistent?

I’ m truly sorry to hear that you had a negative experience. Sometimes you have to take several classes with several teachers before you find the right one for you. You may require a different kind of room (mirrors vs. no mirrors, cool vs. warm, bright vs. dark), a different teaching style, prefer a different…