November 2012 | Table of Contents

November 2012COLUMNS
Ask Rhee Gold
Advice for dance teachers.
2 Tips for Ballet Teachers | Fouetté Fundamentals By Mignon Furman
2 Tips for Hip-Hop Teachers | Artistic Vision By Geo Hubela
2 Tips for Modern Teachers | Strong and Liquid By Bill Evans
2 Tips for Tap Teachers | Early Steps in Improvising By Stacy Eastman
A Better You | Dealing With Doubt By Suzanne Martin, PT, DPT
Make a positive impression by nurturing a strong self-image.
EditorSpeak By Karen White and Lisa Okuhn
On My Mind | Rhee Gold
Words from the publisher.

DEPARTMENTS
Thinking Out Loud | Virtual Rehearsal By Maureen Janson
Teacher in the Spotlight | Rachel Good
Teachers who make a difference
Classroom Connection By Debra Danese and Alice Korsick
Ideas to incorporate into your curriculum.
Mindful Marketing | A Birdie on Your Shoulder By Julie Holt Lucia

FEATURES
Ballet Scene | Teaching Young Eagles to Soar By Joshua Bartlett
Classical training meets the art of storytelling at Gelsey Kirkland Academy.
Bright Biz Ideas By Eileen Glynn
Tea Dances and Coffee Tables
Studio Sidekicks By Ross LeClair
Classroom accompanists’ perspective on dance education.
Cultivating Creativity By Jennifer Kaplan
Three programs that nurture the next generation of choreographers.
Restored Glory By Karen White
Historic drops and drapes get a facelift from Curtains Without Borders.
Through the Lens of Gaga By Jennifer Kaplan
Modern movement language speaks to textures, instincts and sensations.
Intent and Expressiveness By Don Halquist
Teaching students to dance with the mind as well as the body.
The Joy of Movement By Mary Grimes
Boston Ballet gives students with Down syndrome the chance to dance.
Photo Fun By Pierre Lacasse
With some know-how and a good digital camera, school photo opportunities abound.
Daring Young Dancers By Rita Felciano
Taking movement to its heights with aerial dance.

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.