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erin pompa

Ep. 52 – The Mindset of a Dance Boss with Erin Pompa

Helping professional dancers launch an online business Have you ever thought about using your dance experience and education to do something other than teaching dance? Now, if you are a dance educator out there who loves what you do, I’m certainly not the one to tell you to leave. But, I have a guest today […]

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Ali Phillips

Ep. 33- Why You Shouldn’t Tell Tour Dancers to “Leave it at the Door” with Ali Phillips

Why You Shouldn’t Tell Tour Dancers to “Leave it at the Door” with Ali Phillips Have you ever told your dancers to “leave it at the door?” I know I used that phrase a lot and it’s because I wanted dancers to come into class with a positive mindset and let go of any drama

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alternates

Ep. 31- Thinking about High School Dance Team Alternates? 5 different perspectives

Thinking about High School Dance Team Alternates? 5 different perspectives This episode comes straight from all of you, I’ve had many people ask me to talk about having alternates on the team. It’s a tricky situation, mentally and logistically but I didn’t feel like I could talk about this topic on my own. Instead, I

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caitlin sloan

Ep. 29- Finding Intention for Your Dance Career with Caitlin Sloan

Finding Intention for Your Dance Career with Caitlin Sloan This week I have the pleasure of sharing an interview with Caitlin Sloan from The Brainy Ballerina. Caitlin is a dance educator, nonprofit leader and former professional dancer based in Madison, WI. She received her Bachelor of Arts in Dance from Grand Valley State University and

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technology

Ep. 22- Accept that Technology Changed Our Gen Z Dancers… Here’s what you can do

Accept that Technology Changed Our Gen Z Dancers… Here’s what you can do There is no denying that the current generation of athletes is different. Not necessarily good or bad, but they are different. There are some things to consider this season when coaching and teaching Generation Z: the advantages, the challenges, and specifically in

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doubts

Ep. 20- Ten Doubts Every Dance Coach Has About the New Season

Ten Doubts Every Dance Coach Has About the New Season I used to start every season with a mix of emotions. Excitement, nerves, doubts, plans, goals… there are a lot of moving parts! I talk a lot about self-talk with dancers. It’s a really important and challenging mental skill that doesn’t come easy to most

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Ep. 19- Mental Toughness, Success, and Confidence with Kelsey Nelson

Mental Toughness, Success, and Confidence with Kelsey Nelson This week I have the pleasure of sharing an interview with Kelsey Nelson. You know how sometimes you meet someone and it just clicks? Kelsey and I clicked quickly and I think we have similar philosophies and approaches to teaching dance. Let me tell you a little

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growth mindset

Ep. 18- Want Stronger Dancers? Change Their Mindset

Want Stronger Dancers? Change their Mindset This week’s episode is all about growth mindset. You may have heard of it, but do you know how to implement it with your dancers? Change how they learn and everything else improves along with their mindset.  I start by sharing a quick definition of the concept of a

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mentor

Ep. 17- Why You Should Be a Mentor and Have a Mentor at the Same Time

Why You Should Be a Mentor and Have a Mentor at the Same Time This episode is all about mentorship and community, and why I believe it’s the secret to success in our dance industry. I share the mistakes I made early on and the lessons I  learned along the way. Now, I’m grateful to

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Ask chelsea

Ep. 16- Ask Chelsea Anything: Motivation, Mindset and More!

Ask Chelsea Anything: Motivation, Mindset and More! Recently I asked this wonderful village of dance coaches and teachers to submit questions that I could answer on the show. So in this episode, I have 3 questions about sport psychology and dance straight from the community. One of my favorite things about my job is getting

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strength training

Ep. 10- Uncovering Your Dancer’s Strengths, with Katie Groven

Uncovering Your Dancer’s Strengths, with Katie Groven It’s the first guest interview episode of the Passion for Dance Podcast! Today’s guest is Katie Groven of Dancer-Fitness.com. Katie is an ACSM certified personal trainer, holistic health coach and two time world champion dancer. She is the creator of dancer-fitness.com  an online exercise database designed to optimize

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episode 6

Ep. 6- Want to Create a Culture of Devoted Dancers You Adore and Want to Work With?

Want to Create a Culture of Devoted Dancers You Adore and Want to Work With? Dance educators work for the love of dance. But it certainly helps if we have a group of dancers we adore and want to work with every day. This episode is a conversation about creating a positive culture and it

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