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Ballet Student Personalities: “The Puppy Dog”

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Have you ever corrected a student and received an emotional breakdown in response? If you haven’t yet, you most likely will at some point. Children, just like adults, carry around quite a bit of baggage, and that baggage, unfortunately, can leak into your classroom. The Puppy Dog I taught an intermediate level ballet class last […]

Ballet Student Personalities: “Not Listening”

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Even as the words are coming out of your mouth, you can see all the signs that her mind is trailing off in some other direction. The student that simply will not stay engaged with the lesson is particularly puzzling (and patience-testing). Most teachers will just get offended and even angry at this type of student. Others have absolutely no idea […]