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Straight Talk For Hip Hop  & Ballet Dudes (Response to Jon B.)

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Straight Talk For Hip Hop & Ballet Dudes (Response to Jon B.)

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Image by Ryan Puckett

Jon, Hey!

Thanks for your inquiry. You asked a more profound question than you may realize. I relate, as a male dancer who takes ballet class but has no intention of performing it. Stepping into the, very specific, realm of ballet can be intimidating for anyone but especially for men. Sadly, even in the 21st century, ballet can challenge our ideas about what masculinity should look like.

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Captivate Your Recreational Dancers in 5 Steps

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Captivate Your Recreational Dancers in 5 Steps

Photo by Carolyn Campbell

Photo by Carolyn Campbell

As an aspiring or even established dance instructor, you’ll likely be hired at some point to take on the task of inspiring the less then serious student. It’s blasphemous I know, but many of your students are casually exploring a hobby while in your class. Heck, with the economy the way it is, dance can even be seen as frivolous (gasp) to the more recreational dancer. In this article, you’ll find a few proven methods to increase student retention while becoming a more formidable instructor.

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