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CONTINUOUS PERSONAL & PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT

In just three months, so much can be accomplished both professionally and personally. See our upcoming events and seminars. All I.D.E.A. training, master classes, and events are available for your convenience, allowing you to watch them live or on demand at your leisure.

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Red Light, Green Light: Season in Review

Join June Lawrence & Rhee for a seminar to help you take an honest and productive look at your past season so as to make the new season even better! June shares some tips and processes that will help you figure out the things you want to keep, the things you need to leave behind and how to best organize and delegate tasks based on the past year's results and performance. It's a win-win to look to the past with your eyes on the future!

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Strength & Conditioning Int/Adv

Katie Groven, of Dancer-Fitness.com, has developed both tried and true methods along with innovative ways to help develop the strength and conditioning of all dancers to help prevent injury and better technique. In this master class she will share some of these practices that teachers can take back to their classrooms for the coming season.

Open to Members & their Faculty

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Choreography

Join Kali Ashe & Abby Stewart for this seminar exploring the multifaceted world of choreography. Open to you and your faculty, it will help deepen your understanding of the art behind creating compelling dance works. This session will outline the journey from the initial spark of inspiration to performance time. You will find helpful ideas and tips to take back to your classroom for the new dance season.

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Understanding Your Reports

Are you struggling to make sense of your financial reports? Join Erica Smallen of HarQuin Bookkeeping for an this seminar tailored specifically for studio owners who wish to gain a deeper understanding of their financial statements and improve their studio’s financial health. It is designed to help demystify the complexities of financial management and provide practical strategies to help you make informed business decisions. By the end of this seminar, you will have knowledge and tools to more confidently interpret your financial reports, make informed decisions, and drive your studio’s success.

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Intro to African Dance

Discover the vibrant rhythms and energetic movements of African dance in our latest master class designed as an introduction to this rich genre. Immerse yourself in the cultural heritage and expressive storytelling that define this dynamic dance form. Audrey Davis-Dunning will guide you through traditional steps and modern interpretations, offering a comprehensive overview of various African dance styles.

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Member Brainstorm

Join Rhee and fellow I.D.E.A. member, Vicki Wallace, as they host an open-forum discussion on all things studio ownership. Drawing upon their years of experience, Rhee & Vicki will tackle what is on your mind. From the business and classroom to the everyday challenges of being an entrepreneur,. Be sure to come this session ready to chat, laugh and learn from one another.

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Parents & Caregivers as Our Allies

Join Rhee for an insightful seminar on how to best embrace "Parents & Caregivers as Our Allies" in the dance studio. Designed to foster strong, supportive relationships between dance instructors and families this seminar emphasizes the vital role parents and caregivers play in nurturing their young dancers' growth and passion outside the studio, which you fuel and support inside the studio. We will explore effective communication strategies, collaborative techniques, and practical ways to engage families in the dance journey. By working together, we can create a positive, enriching environment that benefits the dancers' development and enhances their overall experience in the studio.

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Faculty & Staff Benchmarks

Join organizational expert and former studio owner, Lyndzi Barnes, as she hosts a seminar to examine in-depth strategies for setting and implementing effective benchmarks to enhance your faculty and staff's productivity, engagement, and professional growth. Learn how to establish clear performance metrics, conduct meaningful evaluations, and foster a culture of continuous improvement. By leveraging these benchmarks, you can ensure that your team is aligned with your studio’s goals, leading to improved student outcomes and overall studio excellence.

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Contaporary

“Contaporary” is a unique spin on tap technique. This method blends all dance styles to enhance a student's tap technique and create a positive experience in the classroom. Tiffany Warford, faculty at Oklahoma City University, will share how to take this innovative method and bring it into your tap and contemporary classrooms and help them better understand exciting movements and rhythms

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Member Brainstorm

Join Rhee and fellow I.D.E.A. member, Vicki Wallace, as they host an open-forum discussion on all things studio ownership. Drawing upon their years of experience, Rhee & Vicki will tackle what is on your mind. From the business and classroom to the everyday challenges of being an entrepreneur,. Be sure to come this session ready to chat, laugh and learn from one another.

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About Us

The International Dance Entrepreneurs Association is a global organization dedicated to making dance studio and school owners successful, profitable and reputable in the dance world. We are happy to answer your questions at any time.

Address: PO Box 2150, Norton, MA

Phone: 1-866-99-DANCE

Email: info@ideadance.org

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