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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Holding On to the Good

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…


You Deserve to Make a Profit

I have a chip on my shoulder.  I think, in today’s language, that means I have a trigger.  And based on some of the posts I’ve seen lately, I’m willing to bet some of you have the same one. “It must be nice.” At my very first DanceLife Teacher Conference, my chip was exposed right…



Play Video 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…


A Letter to my Young Dance Teacher Self

Dear Andrea, Congratulations on your first job as a dance teacher! You love dance and you love kids so this seems like an easy gig at 16 years old. Buckle up, Ann… This will be your life’s work. Every class you teach will be an opportunity to change lives. For some kids… … you will…


Walking the Tightrope

I’m taking this personally.  And that’s ok. Last weekend, I managed to pull off (finally!) six 2-hour shows following a pretty intense week of stage rehearsals and that, of course, after countless days and weeks of preparations.  My poor feet and 45-year-old back are still salty about the whole thing, and a few unexplained bruises…