Rhee Gold's DanceLife Blog (2)

Rhee Gold's DanceLife is committed to supporting and inspiring dance teachers. The Rhee Gold's DanceLife Blog is a weekly post that shares inspirational, fun and witty stories from dance teachers for dance teachers!

Welcome to the new Rhee Gold's DanceLife Blog!

A special place for dance teachers, studio owners and those passionate about dance education. It’s a chance for some up-close & personal commentary, sharing gratitude and ideas for success.

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Your Voice Matters

Play Video Andrea Trench is dedicated to helping dance teachers create and deliver content that is research-based and developmentally appropriate for children under the age of 6. Her primary focus is classroom management, conceptual teaching, and foundational movement skill development in early childhood dance education. In addition, Andrea uses her 12 years of experience as a…

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5 Promises to Make to Yourself Today

My dance season begins next Monday, September 13th. I will get to work around 1:00 pm and not leave the studio until nearly 10:00 pm most nights. I will spend too much time on my computer, rarely miss a morning Zoom meeting, and feel compelled to work on weekends. I’ll run through a drive-thru for…

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Excuses vs. Procrastination

LaShonda Chaney has studied all genres of dance and holds a B.A. in Business Marketing from Rutgers, The State University.  Winning several awards through “Dance Educators of America”, “Dance America”, “Dance Olympus”, and recognized for outstanding work and leadership with children, she continues her love with assisting schools with creating dance curriculums for their programs.

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5 Must Have Songs for Every Early Childhood Dance Class

The music you choose for your early childhood dance classes is no light decision. Your selections are crucial for successful class engagement, excitement, and education. Today I am sharing five songs that should be included on every early childhood dance playlist.   1. Freeze Dance Songs– The freeze dance isn’t just a fun activity for…

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Fear: Choose, Trust, Insist

 Fear is a b*tch. Should I implement rollover registration?  I’m scared of the pushback.  What will happen if I raise my rates next season?  I’m afraid people might leave.  How can I possibly ask that problem parent to leave?  I am concerned that she might drag me through the dirt on social media.  Can I…

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Mindset vs. Mind Growth

LaShonda Chaney has studied all genres of dance and holds a B.A. in Business Marketing from Rutgers, The State University.  Winning several awards through “Dance Educators of America”, “Dance America”, “Dance Olympus”, and recognized for outstanding work and leadership with children, she continues her love with assisting schools with creating dance curriculums for their programs.

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Creating a Welcoming Family Class Experience

A successful grown-up and tot program sets a strong foundation for studio growth. By drawing families to your studio before they have the opportunity to sign up for a different activity, such as a music or gym class, gives your business a head start. Before you know it, you are the go-to activity for busy…

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Fearless Life

LaShonda Chaney has studied all genres of dance and holds a B.A. in Business Marketing from Rutgers, The State University.  Winning several awards through “Dance Educators of America”, “Dance America”, “Dance Olympus”, and recognized for outstanding work and leadership with children, she continues her love with assisting schools with creating dance curriculums for their programs.

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