Fun, fun, fun

From the Networks cyberforum: "Like the choreography of a beautiful dance, the different ministries of God's dance partners in the church are working together to bring God's plan to fruition. God wants to dance with us." (Brian Johnson – ‘Come Dance with Me’) As I think about the quote I see a weaving dance, a … Continue reading Fun, fun, fun

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A Petition against the Sexualisation of Children in Dance

“Any teacher who encourages a young child to dress provocatively for a stage performance is culpable of gross misconduct”  “..what is deeply troubling is that (dance) schools are actually soliciting obscenities.” “it is not the kids who should be held accountable. Adults decide costumes & what the pre teen kids perform”  “Teachers are supposed to … Continue reading A Petition against the Sexualisation of Children in Dance

What to do when kids are misbehaving or not listening in dance class?

I tell them that if they don't listen I will be sending them upstairs to their parents.  They know I'm serious and they change their attitude immediately.   ~ Belma Vardy Kids are too busy having fun to misbehave in my classes. But in all honesty bad behaviour stems from boredom or activities that are … Continue reading What to do when kids are misbehaving or not listening in dance class?

Why children’s dance? and other thoughts

Why Children's Dance? • Because children dance. • Because they are like sponges, they like to absorb it. They are spontaneous and expressive ---without forcing them to be. They are "naturals". Adults tend to think, are more self conscious, while children are freer. Five Adjectives to describe Children's Dance Lively, inspiring, exciting, joyful, engaging, imaginative … Continue reading Why children’s dance? and other thoughts