In today’s world of dance education, every one wants to move and learn in a fast and furious way.
Students want to be overnight sensations.
Yes, let’s push our students to the best of their abilities.
Yes, let’s encourage them to perform their personal best.
Yes, let’s build dancers that are great people and wonderful teammates.
But, let’s also allow:
Time for them to be children.
Time for them to properly learn.
Time for them to appreciate the process.
Time for them to embrace and learn from the struggle.
The positive and negative moments hold valuable teachable opportunities, and it is important we emphasize the values of each.
Then, we will be molding great dancers and great people!