Our friends at International Dance Entrepreneurs Association are excited to be bringing Rhee Gold's business seminar to Canada for the first time. It is open to Canadian and American dance school owners, their significant others and office management staff.
Register or learn more: ideadance.org/canada
Tapping Into Fitness: Aaron Tolson’s Sole Power workout is a happy combo of tap, fun, and fitness
by Ryan P. Casey

What if the trick to getting more people to tap dance was getting them to attend a fitness class?

That’s the premise behind Sole Power, a tap workout program Aaron Tolson conceived in 2013 that fuses basic tap dance with cardio and strengthening exercises. The class introduces...
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February 2017 | Tapping Into Fitness | Dance Studio Life

Dance is a family thing :-)
Happy Valentine's Day from all of us at Dance Studio Life :-)
A New Look at Nia: The evolution of a holistic movement practice for body, mind, and soul

A fusion of dance, martial arts, and healing arts, Nia is a cardio fitness technique performed barefoot to music from around the world. Through a mix of simple choreography and guided improvisation, Nia instructors emphasize sensation and internal experience over outward aesthetics in an effort to...
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February 2017 | A New Look at Nia | Dance Studio Life

Join us for an all new seminar, Create Your Dream Team. It's not too late to register! Visit ideadance.org for more information. Teri Mangiaratti Melissa Fortin Hoffman
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Rhythm Works Wonders: Integrative dance program teaches hip-hop to students with physical and cognitive challenges

by Karen White

Guided by occupational therapists, early childhood development specialists, and pediatric physical therapists, Tricia Gomez created a system for teaching hip-hop that could be understood by students with learning differences and special needs and that could help...
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February 2017 | Rhythm Works Wonders | Dance Studio Life

Each of our over 200 members act with fairness and honor. Check out these studios as well as additional points from the Code of Ethics at ideadance.org.
Determination is a powerful tool.
An intensive business retreat for school owners. Join Michelle Cote, Rhee Gold, Melissa Fortin Hoffman and Hedy Perna for this all new seminar here at the DanceLife Retreat Center.
There is one group, however, that is especially close to Susanne Liebich’s heart, and to whom she owes the idea to start Dancing Wellness: adolescent girls. She created her first wellness program, which she named GirlPower!, just for them.

Wanting to offer a different perspective on the coming-of-age experience, Liebich drew on her teaching background to create a workshop to help girls...
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February 2017 | GirlPower! | Dance Studio Life

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Just in . . . pictures from our 1st Seattle IDEA Business Development Seminar. Thank you to Debbie & Michelle, you did awesomely! Thank you also to our members and guests who joined us, we appreciate your support :-) IDEA is on a roll! Join us for an upcoming seminar in your area . 508.285.6650