Category - Teaching Tips

2
Apr

Dance Instructors: 7 Reasons To Raise Your Rates

Have you ever learned a dance technique that might improve your dancing with those who do the same technique but doesn’t seem to work with people who don’t use that technique? Well, now you can change that and make every technique and concept work universally (aka: with everyone you dance with).

7
Feb

STOP Dancing On The Beat?

STOP Dancing On The Beat… This is Part 3 of a 4-part series on redeveloping techniques so they work with everyone you dance with: Part 1 –Why A Universal Learning Method Is So Valuable For Your Dancing Part 2 – How To Turn Any Technique Into Your Own Universal Technique Part 3 – [You Are Here] – STOP Dancing …

7
Feb

The Universal Learning Method: A Unique Method For Dance Teachers To Have 100% Verifiable Proof That You Improve Your Students AND Ensure They Love Your Classes

You know it’s super important to improve your students AND make sure they love your classes, but how can you make sure you do both in every single class you teach? This unique method will ensure you do just that. It’s a big reason why I get hired in over 231 cities across 35 countries…and now, for the first time ever, I’m sharing it so YOU can use it too! Check it out.

7
Feb

Stop Practicing With A Partner

Have you ever learned a dance technique that might improve your dancing with those who do the same technique but doesn’t seem to work with people who don’t use that technique? Well, now you can change that and make every technique and concept work universally (aka: with everyone you dance with).

18
Nov

How NOT to determine your pricing as a dance instructor

Let’s stop reinforcing the stereotype that if you want to teach dance for a living, you have to be willing to sacrifice on the financial side. Learn what NOT to do, and find out what to do instead.

30
Jul

How To Get Hired To Teach At The Big Dance Events WITHOUT Having To Win A Bunch Of Competitions

Here’s the 5 step process for how I went from an engineer with two left feet to being hired for over 40 events each year, including many of the biggest dance events in the world (for my dance forms: Lindy Hop & Fusion).

28
Jul

Dance Teachers: What to do when your student feels like they “suck”

The 4 Learning Stages to inspire your students when they’re feeling down.

2
Jun

Dance Instructors: How To Ethically Eliminate Your Competition Without Destroying The Dance Scene

Learn how to get new students and grow your dance scene while ethically eliminating your competition in a way that your competition will love you for it!

25
May

The “Fail To Succeed” Teaching Method To Improve Your Students

Do you realize how valuable it is to make sure your students “fail”? It’s not as “evil” as it might sound. In fact, not only will it dramatically improve your students…your students will love you for it too! This video (or article, if you prefer to read), explains why. Click here to read/watch it.

18
May

How To Turn Any Technique Into Your Own Universal Technique

Have you ever learned a dance technique that might improve your dancing with those who do the same technique but doesn’t seem to work with people who don’t use that technique? Well, now you can change that and make every technique and concept work universally (aka: with everyone you dance with).

3
Jan

The Superman Analysis for Dance Teachers

A sure-fire method to get your students excited about practicing technique “super(man)” slowly.

15
Sep

The Universal Learning Method: A Unique Method For Dance Teachers To Have 100% Verifiable Proof That You Improve Your Students AND Ensure They Love Your Classes

You know it’s super important to improve your students AND make sure they love your classes, but how can you make sure you do both in every single class you teach? This unique method will ensure you do just that. It’s a big reason why I get hired in over 231 cities across 35 countries…and now, for the first time ever, I’m sharing it so YOU can use it too! Check it out.

25
Aug

The Fear Code: The Most Effective Process For Achieving Extraordinary Results

The Fear Code is my favorite and most effective process for achieving extraordinary results in my life. The essence of it is…whenever I have a fear I have to share it. THE PROCESS goes like this: Step 1…

31
Jul

9 Steps For Using Surprises To Create Better Dances

Surprising moves, or moves that are out of the ordinary (like dips, jumps, fancy leg tricks, etc), are a great way to get your partner (or audience) to feel you are creative and different, but it’s easy to overdo it! Read on to find out when and how often to pull out your best surprises without overdoing it.

27
Jun

Deepen Your Understanding Of Rhythm With These 6 Elements Including 1 That’s Often The “Secret Sauce” Behind Some Of The Most Musical Dancers In The World

These 6 elements of rhythm (ex: timing vs pace, clarity, simple vs complex rhythms, texturing, etc) include a concept that’s often the “secret sauce” behind some of the most musical dancers in the world. Deepen your understanding of rhythm and become the most musical dancer in the room!

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