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Carousel Dance

Yesterday in class a few boys came up the idea of traveling to the carousel! I can not believe I didn’t think of that before, I love the carousal! Here’s what we did: First we bought tickets and waited in line. Next we gave the tickets to get on. Then we got on and picked our animal. It sounded like …

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A New Adventure – Cleveland

At the end of the summer my family and I are taking on a new adventure and moving to Cleveland from NYC. We have spent 11 years in NYC and are so sad to leave. Cleveland is closer to our families and will give us more space! I can not believe I have to leave all the littles here in …

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Celebrating 7 Years of Blogging

Hi Friends, How have you been? Just writing a little hello to celebrate my 7th year of having this blog!! My Blogoversary! Thank you for still being in this community! I’m happy to have you all here! 🙂 A few things: Will anyone be at the Dance Teacher Summit this summer either in NYC or Long Beach? I will be …

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Matching Shapes Game

Have you played the card matching game? I used to love that game when I was a kid, I was pretty good at it too! 🙂 This week in class I tried a matching shapes game with my students ages 5-7 and it was really fun! Here’s how we did it: One dancer is the “caller” and goes to the …

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A Balancing Mom: Katie Hickey

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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A Balancing Mom: Tara Madsen Robbins

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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A Balancing Mom: Jessica Solis Carpinelli

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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Goodnight, Goodnight, Construction Site

Read It. Move It. Share It. is a collaboration with Kerry from Picture Books and Pirouettes. Once a month Kerry recommends a book for me to use in my creative movement classes. Then I write a post on what I did with the book and how I used it with my students in hopes of giving you some new ideas to …

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Teaching Dance In Greece

The Around The World project is inspired by a mothering around the world series that I really enjoyed reading. I thought it would be a wonderful idea to see how teaching dance varies around the world. Each month I will post an interview from a different country. I’m so excited to learn about the way dance is taught in other …

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A Balancing Mom: Mary Allen

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 photo credit  Tell us a little about yourself. Where do you live? Where do …