Archive for the ‘Musings’ Category

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 […]

 

Creating Lifetime Memories

              SDC’s Spring Concert is known for creating special memories—both for our dancers and for their family and friends.  It is a sentimental moment in time for many parents, watching their child perform in front of an audience!  For most of our dance families, it marks the closure of […]

 

Putting in the Hard Work

              At SDC, we talk a lot about the willingness to do the “hard work.”  It is a quality we strive to instill in every student.  Hard work, to us, means ALL the things a dancer can do to show their commitment to better themselves, improve their skills, and […]

 

Our Definition of Winning

              At SDC, one of our unique attributes is that we are a non-competitive studio, meaning we do not participate in dance competitions.  Instead, we choose to focus on concert and community dancing, where rankings and placements are not part of the expectation.  We encourage performance as an overall […]

 

Thankful for You

              Dear Studio Dance Centre families, As Thanksgiving draws nearer, we wanted to take a moment to express our thanks to YOU, for trusting us with your child’s dance education and allowing us to be a positive light in your child’s life.  We are grateful that you’ve chosen us for […]

 

Studio Happenings

              Parents, it’s that time of year when getting your child to dance class can seem extra-challenging!  With the weather fluctuations, cold and flu season underway, and homework exhaustion setting in, January sometimes feels like “the mid-year slump.”   Not to worry though.  In our experience, the slump is only […]