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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Dance ROCKS!

Dance ROCKS!

Dance Makes Lasting Memories Let’s face it...dance ROCKS! Whether you have been dancing for years or just signed up for your first class, dance is a great way to stay active and make lasting memories (and friendships). Dance is a form of expression that brings people...

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How Dance Benefits Our Community

How Dance Benefits Our Community

Coming Together Through the Art of Dance At Nan’s Dance School of Raleigh, we wanted to understand how dance can impact our community. Like many art forms, dance can inspire us, teach us, and ultimately unite us. After recognizing the power dance has to bring people...

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Dance is an Art Form

Dance is an Art Form

5 Elements of Dance A painter uses a brush and a canvas. A sculptor uses clay and a chisel. A violinist uses a violin and a bow. All of these artists have different tools, techniques, and skills to create their art form. Dance is no different. A dancer uses their...

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Is Competition Good For Kids?

Is Competition Good For Kids?

How To Facilitate Healthy Competition Parents may ask themselves, “Is competition right for my child?” At Nan’s School of Dance in Raleigh, we have seen that when parents learn how to facilitate healthy competition, their child can thrive and grow! We believe that...

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Can Dance Make You a Better Athlete?

Can Dance Make You a Better Athlete?

5 Ways Dance Improves Athletic Performance A football player in a ballet class?! A Heisman trophy winner working on a pirouette! Why are college and professional athletes turning to dance class? Could it be that dance offers something that other sports and workouts...

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How The Dance Studio Affects The Classroom

How The Dance Studio Affects The Classroom

3 Ways Dance Can Improve Academic Performance At Nan’s School of Dance in Raleigh, we have seen children learn and grow through dance. The skills that children learn here can be transferred into the classroom. Important skills like time management, self-discipline,...

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