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.

Our Latest Blog & Vlog Posts

Preschool Classroom Success: First Day Prep

Andrea Trench, early-childhood dance education specialist, get our minds and dance spirits ready for the new season with our littles to begin.


Acknowledge, Recognize & Encourage Your Students

Pam is the owner of Forte Arts Center and Tumbling Effect, and she recognizes that as we are heading into a new season, it is important to stop and make a plan for how you will recognize and praise your students this year.


Preschool Classroom Success: Transitions

We spend so much time planning our class activities, choosing our music, and incorporating props to enrich our learning environment. During all of this planning, we may forget to also plan our activity transitions. When we neglect planning what will connect one activity to the other, we create an opportunity for off-track behavior.  Transitions are…


Summer is the Time to Get Ahead

As dance teachers and studio owners, our summers are much different than the rest of the year. This is a time that we can get ahead, coast, or get behind. Although I am busy in different ways in the summer, I like to take time to get ahead on a few projects over the summer…


Must-Have Preschool Props

Now is a great time to organize, order, and prepare your class props for your next session! As you are creating your early childhood dance class plans for the new season, remember a successful learning environment is a multi-sensory learning environment.   In order to support all learners in our dance classes, we must use props.…


Life After Recital

Months and months of planning go into our annual recitals. We pour our hearts and souls into every detail to make sure it is a success and in a matter of a few hours, it is over. This brings on a mix of emotions. We are proud of our students and our team, and we…


50 Preschool Class Activities

I’ve collected some of my favorite class activities to share with you. These songs are categorized by the concept they explore. (You can read more about conceptual teaching here). Although many of these songs can explore multiple concepts, I recommend you choose just one to focus on so even your youngest dancers can work towards full…


Celebrate Your Seniors

As you are planning the end of your season, it is important to take a few minutes and think of a few ways that you can celebrate your graduating seniors. These dancers have most likely been with you for many years and are special to you, your staff, and their peers. At the end of…