May-June 2013 | Table of Contents

COLUMNS
Ask Rhee Gold Advice for dance teachers
2 Tips for Ballet Teachers | Weight and Balance By David Arce
2 Tips for Hip-Hop Teachers | Dressing the Part By Geo Hubela
2 Tips for Modern Teachers | Spine Flexibility By Bill Evans
2 Tips for Tap Teachers | Adding and Enhancing Sounds By Gregg Russell
A Better You | Perk Up With Perfect Posture By Suzanne Martin, PT, DPT
EditorSpeak By Karen White and Lisa Okuhn
FYI What’s Up In the dance community
On My Mind | Words from the Publisher By Rhee Gold

DEPARTMENTS
Classroom Connection By Carol Crawford Smith and Kerry Ring
Ideas to incorporate into your curriculum
Mail Words from our readers
Mindful Marketing | Guerrilla Stategies By Julia Holt Lucia
Teacher in the Spotlight | Diane Moore Abraham and Susan Moore Edson
Teachers who make a difference  
Thinking Out Loud | Miracle Girl By Sara Brown

FEATURES
A Different Lens By Rita Felciano
Three dance professionals and their unique relationships with the world.
Aging Boomers, Dance Boom By Elizabeth Zimmer
Serving senior populations from coast to coast.
Ballet Scene | Passing It On By Joseph Carmen
As a teacher, former NYCB ballerina Kyra Nichols draws on Balanchine and more.
Bright Biz Idea | New Take on Networking By Lois O’Brian
How one school owner turned to the community for a business boost.
Dancing Toward Peace By Mary Ellen Hunt
Move This World’s international approach to empathy through movement
Decades of Dance By Holly Derville-Teer
3 later-in-life teachers offer a long view of teaching.
 Higher-Ed Voice | College Bound By Eliza Randolph
Educational consultant helps high schoolers and parents.
Project LIFT By Eileen Glynn
How New York Theatre Ballet helps children soar.

Dance Studio Life, a magazine with a back-to-basics approach, is a division of the Rhee Gold Company, whose mission is to be at the forefront of dance and education by promoting the highest possible standards in teaching. Dance Studio Life understands the soul of the teaching field.