Archive for the ‘Musings’ Category

Welcome Back!

              We can’t wait to see every in class this week!  We hope you had a fabulous Winter Break and are ready for all of the fun that spring semester brings, including: Costume photo reveals Learning recital choreography Preparing to dance onstage Signing up for next season – our […]

 

2020 Vision

              Drumroll please … We’re excited to announce that our Spring Concert theme is 2020 Vision!  We see you, dancers, and we see so much greatness in you. As you already know, an important part of our culture here at SDC is to ensure that every student is seen […]

 

Big Potential

              Here’s a fun fact for you: In dance, it is common class etiquette to applaud when groups take turns practicing combinations or when a student is asked to demonstrate.  We celebrate effort in this way, showing appreciation for being able to watch and learn from each other. At […]

 

At Thanksgiving

              SDC parents, At this gratitude-filled time of year, I want to express how much it means to us to have you as part of our dance family! Whether your child dances with us once a week or every day, we are grateful for your trust in us.  We […]

 

Our Passion is Teaching

              At SDC, our teachers come from a variety of backgrounds.  Most of us grew up dancing and then chose to combine our passion for dance with our interest in education.  Some of us pursued other careers but discovered that teaching dance was where our hearts were at.  And […]

 

Dance is for Everyone

              You may or may not have heard the uproar that’s been happening in the dance world right now, but we couldn’t let the opportunity to pass us by to weigh in. If you haven’t seen, last week a national television personality laughed about boys — specifically young boys […]

 

New Season, Here We Go!

              We are SO excited to kick off Season 14 at Studio Dance Centre today!! A huge welcome to all of our new and returning students! You’re probably feeling a LOT excited and a little nervous, but don’t worry: You are not alone! We’re feeling the same way. Over […]

 

Thank You for a Wonderful Season!

              Wow, we can’t believe the end of this dance season is just around the corner!  What an amazing year it’s been. Thank you to all of our dance families who participated in classes and performances with us this year, our 13th season!  It’s been a pleasure to serve […]

 

Making Progress in the Summer

              Have you been thinking about whether to enroll your dancer for summer classes?  Here are some of our top reasons to keep the dance momentum going! Dance training is built on muscle memory, so summer dance helps your child experience overall faster progress. Young children do well with […]

 

Changing the Mindset Behind “Being Pushed”

              At SDC, we’re sometimes asked by parents if we can “challenge” or “push” a child more in class.  The answer is not as simple as you might think, which is why we’ve brought the answer here to our blog! The first part of the answer is that it’s […]