Well, Teresa Nelson, a passionate dance mom of a competitive dancer in the US has taken the time to explain the difference between what a competitive dancer and non competitive dancer is!
Articles Dance Parents may find interesting in October
Competitive dance can be a fun and exciting world, but by nature, it is a competition and therefore a certain amount of readiness is required to enter. In particular, many people consider age to be a good indicator of whether a dancer is ready to enter and many others believe that there is a certain age at which you are required to stop competing altogether.
Hi I’m Karly Wood and like many mothers, I never thought one day I would be a dance mom (Abby Lee Miller definitely scared me off). But now that I’ve arrived, I can’t imagine a better way to spend my spring weekends than at a dance competition, cheering on my dancer. Taking the leap from academy dance to competition was a big step, however and I wasn’t fully financially prepared.
If there’s one thing that all dance parents can agree on, it’s that competitive dance is expensive. From audition fees and classes to costumes and competitions, paying for dance can be overwhelming.
Now that your dancer has made your studio’s competition team, it’s time for your role as a parent to start: paying the bills! In addition to a serious time commitment for both your family and dancer, competitive dance usually comes with a financial investment that requires ample planning.
Do you have an aspiring little dancer at home? If so, you may be wondering how much money you are going to need and budget for if you let them …
Are you searching for unique gift ideas for your dance mom or mum? If so, you’ve come to the right place! The following Mother’s Day gifts are perfect for dance moms! From running around shoes to massagers, we’ve got you covered.
I love Autumn! I have lived in many places but where I currently live in Australia the leaves on the trees turn from green to vibrant shades of yellow, orange, and red – which can be rare for a country covered in eucalypts and bush.
By Samantha Bellerose, B.Ed, Dip.Dance (Performing Arts) Just started Ballet lessons and wondering what things you will need? Or Looking for the perfect gift for a ballet dancer? As a former professional …
If your dancer is being given a back row spot in their dance routines, first, consider their ability to remember choreography. Then, think about their performance quality and showmanship. Finally, determine if your dancer lacks confidence in herself.