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Hiring the Right People

February 4th, 2021 Posted by Uncategorized 0 comments on “Hiring the Right People”

Hiring the right people

We’ve just undergone the biggest staff turnover in 21 years of operation. Three wonderful team members are leaving. Three are starting a family, another casual took a full time position in a different field of employment and then my amazing manager who has grown his side business to the point where it can now be his full time job.

Hiring staff can be a fun experience when there is no time pressure (and certainly not five in one go). All has fallen into place and our new team members are feeling part of the family already.

Here’s what I look for when hiring;

black and white image of a beautiful female dancer wearing a black leotard

The Mind-Body Benefits of Dance

April 2nd, 2019 Posted by Dance Psychology, Uncategorized 0 comments on “The Mind-Body Benefits of Dance”

We have long known of the physical benefits of dance, but how does it affect our brain? Recent research into the cognitive and mental health benefits of dance are showing some amazing results, especially for adults.

The Dancer’s Perfectionism

August 9th, 2018 Posted by Dance Psychology, Mind Power, Uncategorized 0 comments on “The Dancer’s Perfectionism”

Perfectionism has both positive and negative aspects. When an ideal outcome is not achieved we can change our perception, creatively respond and change our approach, alter our expectations or shift direction and adapt to the situation at hand which is a positive approach for both our mental health and wellbeing.

Progressing Ballet Technique

October 31st, 2016 Posted by Dance Techniques, Uncategorized 0 comments on “Progressing Ballet Technique”
When I was fifteen years old I had the pleasure of training full-time under Marie Walton- Mahon. Marie’s classical coaching is world class and it is an honour to share her new program Progressing Ballet Technique.