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Destination Arts Families: If you are stuck inside your home and need things to do, we have put together a list of resources to help you out! ❤️ #morethanjustgreatdancing ✅ Easy Peasy All-in-One Homeschooling – complete or partial free curriculum for all ages and stages https://allinonehomeschool.com/ ✅ Khan Academy – education for everyone, math, science, etchttps://www.khanacademy.org/… Continue reading At-Home Resources for All Ages
While we are all currently home with our children and trying to pass the time (and still offer some education), we thought we would share some fun St. Patrick’s Day activities that you can do together! We hope you enjoy! Enjoy dancing around your house to this St. Patrick’s Day Playlist Download this St. Patrick’s… Continue reading St. Patrick’s Day Activities
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The dictionary defines gratitude as an expression of being grateful and showing deep appreciation for a benefit or kindness. What it doesn’t say is that gratitude itself is a gift! In fact, here at Destination Arts, we believe there are many gifts that gratitude offers—to yourself and to others. For example, did you know that showing gratitude actually… Continue reading The Gifts of Gratitude
It’s a common question to hear from dance parents and students alike: What purpose does a ballet dress code actually serve? We’re glad you asked! Destination Arts’ dress code was established for a few very important reasons: Safety The number one factor in establishing a dress code is for all students’ safety in class. A basic leotard and… Continue reading Why is a Ballet Dress Code Important?
“Practice makes perfect.” Chances are you’ve heard this saying many, many times in your life. (We sure have!) It’s one of the most well-known proverbs, with roots that go all the way back to the 16th century. And while we appreciate its intention, here at Destination Arts, we much prefer to say “practice makes progress.” Why? Because we don’t… Continue reading Performing to Show Progress, Not Perfection
Performing in the recital is a brand new experience for most of our young dancers. And while some will find it exciting, others might be a little nervous. In our experience, one of the keys to recital success is encouraging your child to do their best and reassuring them that you are proud no matter what. So, what’s it… Continue reading Recital Expectations for Your Little One
You know when you’re on the way out the door and find yourself literally skidding to a stop because you (or your kid) forgot something super important? Your laptop, that homework folder, those lunchboxes, someone’s phone … We’ve ALL been there! And as we approach each competition, we want to help you feel as prepared as possible… Continue reading Getting Organized For Competition
At Destination Arts, we’re sometimes asked by parents if we can “challenge” or “push” a child more in class. The answer is not as simple as you might think, which is why we’ve brought the answer here to our blog! The first part of the answer is that it’s a misconception that dancers must be pushed by… Continue reading The Push/Pull Effect