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!

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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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Worth vs. Work

“Your worth is not measured by your productivity.” Read that again. We do this, don’t we?  We measure our worth by how much we have to do, by the amount of things we are busy doing, or by what we accomplish.  Those things DO NOT define us or our value as people.  Let’s hash this…



At my studio, we focus on a different character trait each month, so I thought it would be fun to share what we do for April in this article. In April we teach our students about Citizenship. It is a great time of year to talk about how we can all be good citizens. Earth…


Elevate Your Early Childhood Dance Classes

Have you heard of the conceptual approach to dance education? In my work through DiscoverDance, I have been on a mission to elevate the quality of early childhood dance education. I dream of every child having the opportunity to walk into a dance class, have their needs met, learn the skills of dance, and become…


The Voice of Fear

I follow the Facebook pages and groups.  I sign up for the seminars and learning opportunities.  I attend the Dancelife Teacher Conference.  I am a part of the Gold Alliance.  I listen to my mentors.  I take copious notes.  I am inspired by business leaders. My notes are copious.  I’m excited.  There are so many…


Combating Spring Fever

It is that time of year again, the time that our students all get spring fever and have trouble focusing and staying engaged in class. In the Midwest, this starts happening in late February and continues until late April as the weather is not great, but we all want it to be. There are several…


Family First

I’ve had my dance studio for 10 years, and I have (maybe) missed 4 or 5 days of work.  I only missed if I was DEAD sick, having designed the rest of my life so as not to conflict with my being at the studio.  Until this year… COVID got me in late January, and…


5 Tips for Teaching Preschoolers Choreography

Challenges with learning choreography for performance include short attention spans, lack of interest, complicated movement and formations, and difficulties remembering material.  Today, I’m sharing five tips to not only improve the choreographic experience with your little ones, but to also bring light to realistic expectations across three different developmental stages. I will list these stages…


Teaching Students About S.M.A.R.T. Goals

We know that when we set goals, it is important to make them S.M.A.R.T. goals. We have learned over the years through trial and error how to set, meet, and even exceed goals. We have all had our fair share of goals that were not met too. When I look back at all of the…