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Accountability

Ep. 37- Why Don’t Some Dancers Take Accountability for Their Bad Choices?

Why Don’t Some Dancers Take Accountability for Their Bad Choices? If you’ve ever experienced a rehearsal where dancers aren’t giving full effort, there’s eye-rolling or disrespect, it’s incredibly frustrating and it could be a sign the dancers lack accountability. Accountability is when you do what you say you’re going to do to the best of …

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Ep. 35- How One Studio Owner Teaches Important Life Lessons Without Competing with Chasta Hamilton

How One Studio Owner Teaches Important Life Lessons Without Competing with Chasta Hamilton Do you feel like competing is an important part of your dance life? My guest today is Chasta Hamilton. She is the author of Trash The Trophies: How To Win Without Losing Your Soul, and the owner and artistic director of Stage …

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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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