The “How To’s” of Dance

The “How To’s” of Dance

The “How To’s” of Dance Better Understanding the Dance Process If you are brand new to dance you may have a lot of questions. Questions like How do I prepare for my child's first dance class? How do I choose which type of dance class is best for my...

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10 Ways Dancers Can Stay in Shape

10 Ways Dancers Can Stay in Shape

Summer is Here! 10 Ways Dancers Can Stay in Shape Summertime is here and many dancers may be out of the studio for a few months. We put together ten tips on how dancers can stay in shape this summer! Yoga and Pilates Yoga and Pilates are both forms of exercise that...

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5 Reasons Your Child Should Take Ballet Lessons

5 Reasons Your Child Should Take Ballet Lessons

Reasons Your Child Should Take Ballet Lessons Grace, Discipline, and Getting Along with Others Ballet is an art form and type of dance that has many physical and social benefits. From learning to position the body to holding poses with perfect posture, ballerinas are...

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How to Dance at Home

How to Dance at Home

How to Dance at Home 5 Tips to Help You Practice Practicing dance at home is a great way to improve your dance skills and keep you fresh between classes. It is especially beneficial if you are on a summer break or have a few weeks before your next dance session...

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Our Outdoor Dance Recital for 2021

Our Outdoor Dance Recital for 2021

Our 2021 Spring Outdoor Dance Recital An Explanation Of Why We Had To Change Locations Recitals Are The Highlight of The Year The recitals at the end of our dance year are the highlight of the year and are intended to give each dancer the opportunity to perform their...

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How Does Competition Benefit Kids?

How Does Competition Benefit Kids?

How Does Competition Benefit Kids? 5 Lessons Children Learn Through Healthy Competition As parents, we may ask ourselves if competition is good for our kids. Over the many years working with children, I have seen that healthy competition can benefit a child’s growth...

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Picking the Right Dance Style For Your Child

Picking the Right Dance Style For Your Child

Picking the Right Dance Style For Your Child Understand Dance Goals If you are signing your child up for dance classes, the first question you may have is, “how do I choose the perfect dance style for them?” At Nan’s School of Dance in Raleigh, we offer classes in...

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How To Prepare Your Child For Dance Lessons

How To Prepare Your Child For Dance Lessons

How To Prepare Your Child For Dance Lessons Getting Ready For The First Lesson It can be such an exciting time when your child is signed up for their first dance lesson. You and your child are probably equally excited and maybe even a little nervous. In order for your...

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Types of Dance Taught At Nan’s

Types of Dance Taught At Nan’s

Kids Bouncing Off the Walls Start Your Dance Journey Today During the ongoing pandemic, many kids across the nation are learning remotely through increased screen time and lack the emotional and social interactions with others their own age. While most parents can...

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Dance New Year’s Resolutions

Dance New Year’s Resolutions

Having Trouble With Your New Year’s Resolution? Get Started Now With Your Dance Goals You know them, you make them, but you might also break them: New Year’s Resolutions. But wait, there’s hope—resolutions don’t always have to start in January. It’s not too late to...

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