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Know exactly where to find new students using this online toolKnow exactly where to find new students using this online tool
More than likely, you know what town or area of your city your students live. But do you know how to reach potential new students in a cost effective way? Use this online tool and you will be more . . . keep reading

Connect With Us At UDMA!Connect With Us At UDMA!
Join for a special event that will include engaging conversation, timely information, and inspiration to help you keep your passion for dance alive as you grow your business. . . . keep reading

Promoting your dance studio with general and targeted advertisingPromoting your dance studio with general and targeted advertising
Dance studios typically have limited resources to promote programs, which is why it is key to make use of advertising dollars wisely. In this article you'll see how one successful dance studio uses g . . . keep reading

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

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Beginner Tap 8 - 10 year olds "September"Beginner Tap 8 - 10 year olds "September"
"September" (Music and Choreography) is a fun remake of the song everyone loves by Earth, Wind, and Fire! Do you remember? Created by Becca Retter for a beginner (grade 2) tap piece. Perfect . . . keep reading

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

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