Stepnout Performing Arts Blog

September Students of the Month

September 15, 2019Preschooler Celine Celine has definitely come out of her shell since starting in this class she has made so many friends and is beginning to become a leader in the group. Her technique and skills are improving continuously and she never shies away from a challenge. Celine is always energetic and eager to learn. She...
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T’was the week before Stepnout dancing exams and………

September 13, 2019Next Sunday is ATOD examination day at Stepnout Performing Arts. We have many students taking part and can’t wait to see them shine. I thought I would put together a quick blog for those students. Parents and students may be experiencing some anxiety but don’t forget that dancing exams assist dancers in their journey towards...
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The Nutcracker Doll: A History

September 6, 2019Before the Nutcracker is transformed into a charming prince, he’s something of an ugly duckling. That grimace, those staring eyes. Those teeth! Could there be a uglier harbinger of Christmas than a nutcracker doll? Keep reading to find out more about this ugly duckling that is part of the magical ballet we all love. Article and images...
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10 Commandments of a Ballet Dad

August 23, 2019While searching for an interesting topic to share with all today I came across this brilliant article written by a Ballet Dad. It’s time to shine the light on the importance of a dads’ presence and support throughout their dancers’ journey. Please place this article in front of your Dance/Ballet Dad to remind them that...
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August Students of the Month

August 14, 2019Preschooler Swara Swara is a pleasure to have in class. After starting our Jitterbugs class in Term 2, Swara has always tried her very best and is dancing up a storm. She is always respectful and friendly. Swara concentrates beautifully in class every week and is developing a lovely dance style. I can’t wait to...
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The Body Is A Metaphor for Life

August 9, 2019Article written by Lisa Howell, The Ballet Blog I had the absolute pleasure of going back to NZ for the weekend, and despite several rather unsettling earthquakes that could influence your body, had the most amazing time. My nephew is just 20 months old, and my niece 3 ½, and they taught me so much in...
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Science confirms: Dancing makes you happy

July 26, 2019“Without music, life would be a mistake”, said Nietzsche, and he wasn’t entirely wrong because we have a natural instinct that leads us to follow the rhythm of the music. In fact, most children move and clap their hands when they hear a song they like. It is a spontaneous response related to our need...
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July 26, 2019When did you start dancing? At age 3. What’s your favourite part of teaching? Watching students become their best selves and seeing self improvement as they go. If you weren’t teaching dance, what would you do? Probably renovate houses. I love designing old too new. What is your life outside of Stepnout? It’s performing with...
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July 19, 2019When did you start dancing? I started dancing when I was around 3 years old!  What’s your favourite part of teaching? I love watching everyone grow not only as a dancer but also as a person If you weren’t teaching dance, what would you do? I would probably still be at a dance school myself ...
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July Students of the Month

July 15, 2019Preschooler Emmalyn Emmalyn is taking 2 classes this year. She has a great skill level for her age and she is working through challenges in class to produce some great skills. Emmalyn is such a character and full of personality but also listens well. We have built a nice relationship where she understands what work...
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