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Best practices for hiring faculty and staff at your dance studioBest practices for hiring faculty and staff at your dance studio
Bringing a new teacher or staff member on board as an employee or independent contractor at your studio can be exciting. But it can also be complicated if you don't know how to properly classify thei . . . keep reading

4 Ways to identify a problem parent versus a parent with a problem4 Ways to identify a problem parent versus a parent with a problem
Emotions can run high in a dance studio -- especially when you are managing the expectations, demands, and concerns of parents. When you know the difference between a parent with a problem versus a p . . . keep reading

How to innovate in a competitive worldHow to innovate in a competitive world
Wherever there are successful studios you will also find copycats who take the shortcut approach. While it is tempting to publicly call out another studio's unethical behavior, in this session you wil . . . keep reading

5 Tips for writing your dance teacher or studio owner bio5 Tips for writing your dance teacher or studio owner bio
Your bio is one of the most important pieces of information you have to show your expertise. It is easy to update on social networks and on your website today so use these five tips to get motivated, . . . keep reading

The dance teacher's assistant: a handbookThe dance teacher's assistant: a handbook
Darryl Retter's "The Teacher's Assistant" handbook provides the tools for building a successful assistant. Discover important topics that will guide your dancer and provide the needed infor . . . keep reading


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Dance class plans: low intermediate lyrical class for 9 - 11 year oldsDance class plans: low intermediate lyrical class for 9 - 11 year olds
By Darryl Retter
Dance Class Plans is an innovative, time-saving, quality control tool for dance studio owners and dance teachers. Darryl Retter, owner of MusicWorks Unlimited, has created a must have dance teacher st . . . keep reading

New student inquiry and trial class formNew student inquiry and trial class form
The formula for a steady-stream of potential students is an up to date, easy to access class schedule with an invitation for new students to try a class. While not everyone who tries a class at your s . . . keep reading

MusicWorks presents 'Peek-A-Boo' a pre-school song and danceMusicWorks presents 'Peek-A-Boo' a pre-school song and dance
Everyone loves to play peek a boo! This dance combines the game with a fun dance. Download the song, lyrics and movement. Created by Becca Retter, time 2:41. iTunes files of music included, simply . . . keep reading

Daily opening and closing procedure templateDaily opening and closing procedure template
Create an opening and closing procedure checklist to make the daily process of running your dance studio more efficient. Here is a template you can use as an example and customize to fit your own stu . . . keep reading

Dance studio cleaning procedure checklistDance studio cleaning procedure checklist
Keeping your dance studio clean is an important job. Make it easy to train and track staff to do this daily work. Use a checklist such as this to set expectations on what you want cleaned and how i . . . keep reading

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