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5 Benefits of Master Classes


While frequent and consistent training are crucial to a dancer’s growth, master classes can serve as a powerful tool to periodically bolster their regular education. Click the link above to read an article outlining 5 benefits to taking master classes.

5 Ways to Become a Better Dancer from Home


At CCB, we know that all you want is to maintain your or your child’s training while keeping yourselves, your family, and your friends as safe as possible. In order to maintain all of that hard work from home, you need to become your or your child’s own trainer and motivator. For many of us, that might seem impossible, and we know how frustrating and discouraging it can often be, but we believe that it is still possible to achieve the results you want, even from home.

Click the link above to read an article outlining 5 ways to become a better dancer from home. While training in the studio is most ideal, there are benefits and ways to improve from dancing at home. 

6 Aspects to Consider When Choosing a Dance School


"How do I know what to look for when choosing a dance school?"

Searching for a dance school, especially for the first time, can be a frustrating, daunting task. Even after getting recommendations from social media and exploring websites, it can be very overwhelming, and if you’re anything like most parents, you still don’t really know what you’re looking for in a studio. 

Click the link above to read an article outlining 6 aspects to consider when looking for a dance school. While there are surely other factors to consider, these are a great place to start. 

The Importance of Good Training for Young Dancers


“Does it really matter where she’s dancing or who the teacher is? It’s just for fun, and she's only a kid.”

Over and over, we hear similar sentiments from parents looking for a place for their children to dance. While we understand the frustration of trying to find the best fit, it’s important to take your time and make as informed of a decision as possible.

Click the link above to read a short article outlining why it’s important to find teachers that believe in a high standard of training. While we feel that this is crucial for young dancers, it can also apply to dancers of all ages who are trying to maintain or increase their skill level. 

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