November 2013 Table of Contents

November 2013COLUMNS
Ask Rhee Gold Advice for dance teachers
2 Tips for Ballet Teachers | Super Stretches By David Arce
2 Tips for Hip-Hop Teachers | Build a Foundation By Geo Hubela
2 Tips for Modern Teachers | Seeing the Good, Analyzing the Need By Bill Evans
2 Tips for Tap Teachers | Breaking It Down By Gregg Russell
A Better You | Ointment Options By Suzanne Martin, PT, DPT
Before aches appear, research which pain-relieving salve is right for you.
EditorSpeak By Lisa Okuhn and Karen White
FYI What’s Up In the dance community
On My Mind | Words from the Publisher By Rhee Gold

DEPARTMENTS
Classroom Connection By Michelle Knell
Ideas to incorporate into your curriculum
Mail Words from our readers
Mindful Marketing | Hootsuite’s Helping Hand By Lori Shecter
Teacher in the Spotlight | Whitney Teyf
Teachers who make a difference  
Thinking Out Loud | Beyond Normal Blue By Jennings Smith

FEATURES
Art for Art’s Sake By Neil Ellis Orts
Hope Stone Kids shouts out for diversity and individuality in art.
Ballet Scene | Personal and Provocative By Joseph Carman
TeenAge WasteLand gets teens talking, and dancing, about sensitive issues.
Boys to Men By Joseph Carman
Atlanta’s Men in Motion helps at-risk boys bypass crime for college.
Bright Biz Idea | You Want It? They’ve Got It! By Karen White
From the tried-and-true to the newest of the new, it was there at the DanceLife Teacher Conference.
Counterpoint and Connection By Ryan P. Casey
Choreographing dynamic duos is all about interaction.
Dancers With Voice By Maureen Janson
Wright State University emphasizes expression with acting and vocal training for dancers.
Dancing Inside By Arisa White
Teaching dance to the incarcerated.
Dancing on Common Ground By Ann Murphy
Dance Canvas turns to partnerships to nurture young choreographers.
Moving Passages By Jennifer Kaplan
Words and dance unite in a creative program for Baltimore students.
Onstage Poetry By Lois O’Brian
UB’s Digital Poetry and Dance Program links words and movement through technology.

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.