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3 Important Reasons Why You Should Keep Each Class FRESH

If you feel like your preschool dance classes are getting repetitive or a little dull for you or your students, it’s time to shake things up!

And that’s where the themed lesson plan kits from Princess Ballerinas come in!

The "done-for-you" themed lesson plan kits from Princess Ballerinas keeps each preschool class fresh by introducing new, imaginative themes each session and exciting activities each class! The themes are age-appropriate, fun and engaging for preschoolers. They...

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How to Keep Students Returning to Your Studio Year After Year

If you’re a dance studio owner, the number one business question you probably grapple with on a daily basis is how to maximize RETENTION.

How can I keep my students coming back month after month, year after year?!

It’s a question I get asked often.

My experience over the years has taught me a few things about retention, which I’m happy to share with you:

  1. Love your students – if you’re not in it for the kids, you’re probably in the wrong business! I make...

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Secrets To A Successful Open House!

Open houses are a wonderful way to show your appreciation for current students and to attract new students to your dance studio. Not only that, they are a ton of fun for everyone involved!

 The secret to a great open house is a little bit of creativity and whole lot of promotion. (Cupcakes never hurt either!)

 The last open house I did was a great success. We organized it to celebrate the launch of our Fairy Garden Adventure theme and we invited our existing students to bring a...

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Why Teaching Dance To Preschoolers Is Truely The BEST!

I started teaching dance because I love children!

I love watching the excitement on their faces as they learn a new skill; I love watching them have fun as they explore creativity; and I love being a part of their life as they grow up.

While I love kids of all ages, there is something particularly magical and exciting about preschoolers. In fact, they’re my favorite age group to teach and their spirit for life, imagination, and stories is the main reason I created my Princess Ballerinas...

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3 Secrets to Attract Preschoolers to YOUR Dance Studio

As explored in my previous post, preschoolers are the most important age group to attract to your dance studio, from a business perspective.

From a dance teacher perspective, preschoolers are treasured because are just plain wonderful!

While a successful dance studio owner has a good sense of business-savviness, at the end of the day we do it because we LOVE the children!

If you’re looking for new ways to attract preschoolers to your dance studio, here are some ideas:

  1. Be UNIQUE!

With...

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The Truth Behind “The Place They Start is the Place they Stay”

Whether you’re new to the dance world, or you’re a veteran dance studio owner, you will have probably come across the saying “the place they start is the place they stay”.

What this simply means is that if a child starts at your dance studio when they are young, they are most likely to stick with your studio for life.

The reason why this is so important is because it can mean real exponential growth for your dance business.

This is how it works:

Preschoolers usually...

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3 Simple Ways to Help Preschoolers Learn – A Dance Teacher’s Perspective

Young children are natural learners. They are curious, inquisitive, and come across new situations every day.

 Because preschoolers are wired to learn, they’ll do so without any interventions – so long as they’re loved and supported along the way.

However, as a dance teacher, there are a few things you can do to motivate children to learn new skills in your classes.

  1. Provide children with choice

Children who get to choose the activity they want to participate in are...

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How Preschoolers Learn and How YOU Can Help!

“Children are natural learners. They learn best when they are happy and

when they have interesting things to do and safe places to do them.”

–Children and Youth Health, 2015

 Chances are if you own a children’s dance studio, you love children! You love to see child learn, grow, and have fun.

You may be interested to know that there are a few easy things you can do to help your preschoolers maximize their learning opportunities. First, though, it’s...

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