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National Fitness Day Dance

It's the first time I've come across National Fitness Day - it sounds great!  On this Friday (26th September) there will be a huge celebration of physical activity, with many exercise venues hosting events for free. See nationalfitnessday.com for more…

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Exploring World War 1 in Dance

The 4th of August this year (2014) marked the centenary of the start of WW1 and I know many schools will be exploring this topic during the Autumn term.  And even if you're not, some of the dance suggestions below…

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Reasons to Dance: Brain Food

Taking part in physical activity doesn’t just have a positive impact on your physical health and your well-being. It can actually improve your intelligence. A study in North Carolina focused on raising the activity levels in children and discovered that…

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Dance ideas for a performance

Coming up with ideas for a dance project or show concept can be time-consuming, but the rewards for putting in the effort are huge!  Whilst it’s great to teach one-off dance classes to children, it’s amazing working towards the goal…

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Teaching Basic Choreography

In a high quality dance class, it is important to allow the children opportunity to choreograph.  This process helps the children to develop their creativity and enhances their knowledge of the techniques they have learnt and the topic they are…

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10 ways to rehearse a dance

I am in the midst of rehearsals for Jump2it, a new dance festival that I have set up in conjunction with the South Charnwood School Sports Partnership.  I am working with 7 primary schools who will learn / choreograph a…

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