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Library as Incubator Project

This past year I have written a few blog posts for the Library as Incubator Project. I thought you would all enjoy seeing these posts. There are many other book ideas in the project from other dance teachers as well.  Check them out! We’re All Wonders Waiting For Snow I hope you can use the ideas! xo

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A Life Update

Hi Friends, It’s been a while since I wrote. It’s been in a tough year for me with the transition from NYC to Cleveland. So I thought I would write with a little update and what I am (slowly) working on. I miss blogging and really hope to start sharing again. If you are still following, thank you! Above is …

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the Green Umbrella

My friend Kerry from Picture Books and Pirouettes has a friend who recently had a book published called the Green Umbrella, by Jackie Azua Kramer and Maral Sassouni. When she asked me if I would like a copy to use with my students, I was excited! Below is how I used the book and on Picture Books and Pirouettes,  you can …

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Cotton Candy Dance

A few weeks ago during halloween week my students and I talked a lot about candy. We talked about what their favorites were and even how many pieces of candy they got to eat. Somehow cotton candy came up and I thought it would be fun to do a dance about it. Here’s what we did: First I asked them …

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Teacher Workshops

Excited to announce I am offering teacher trainings for dance studios, arts centers and preschools! If you teach little ones and want some inspiration I would be happy to share with you a workshop I have been working on! Each workshop is tailored to you and your attendees. If you would like to host a workshop please e-mail me at …

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Library Dance

Last week in class with my 3-4 year olds I asked the dancers what they wanted to dance about. One little one raised her hand and said she was going to the library after class. I said, why wait until after class, let’s go now! Here’s what we did… First, I asked the dancers to name some of their favorite …

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“You Have To”

Every once in a while I like to analyze what I am saying in the classroom. Most of the time it is sparked from what I hear other teachers saying when they teach. Then I like to try it out myself and see if I can word things differently to make words work better for me with my littles. One …

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Pool Noodles

You know what is hard to do? Pack pool noodles and move them to a new state. This year I have been challenging myself to use unique props. The most unique I can think of! These are pretty silly, but I loved using them! Here’s what I did! I used them with ages 2-6! So fun, and I’m sure there …

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A Balancing Mom: Emily Rosenberg

A little over a year ago I became a Mom. It’s changed my whole world and some days it can be a challenge to do both. This is a series on how dance teachers who are Moms balance it all. I hope you enjoy it! xo Tell us a little about yourself. Where do you live? Where do you teach? …

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Dance Teacher Summit + Workshops

Just wanted to let you know of some conferences and workshops I will be doing this summer! I hope to see you there! I will be at the Dance Teacher Summit in New York City July 29- 31st and in Long Beach August 5-7. I’m presenting on unique props and infant movement. If you are there, please come say hi! 🙂 …