Though spirit weeks are generally associated with schools, there is no reason your dance studio cannot host a spirit week as well! Regardless of what type of classes a student takes - ballet, jazz, tap, break dance, music lessons, et cetera - all of our student (as well as their families) are a part of … Continue reading Spirit Week
As a dancer, continuing to learn about your craft makes you better. Taking different classes at your dance studio or taking the same subject from a different dance teacher gives each dancer a new outlook on different styles and how they are taught by different dance teachers. When dancers reach beyond their comfort zone, they … Continue reading Training as a Dancer
The dancers dance bag is a treasure chest of supplies. The dancers dance bag carries their dance shoes, leg warmers, tights, hair ties, and sometime makeup. Many first time dance parents wonder what to put into theirs dancer’s dance bag. The first thing you want to make sure is that your child has is his/her … Continue reading What is in a Dance Bag?
As a parent you or your friends may think dance classes and music lessons are expensive. There are dance shoes, dance costumes, dance attire, music instruments, recital tickets, and the list goes on. When you stop and think of what you are really paying for in your child’s dance and music instruction, you and your … Continue reading The Cost of Dance Classes and Music Lessons
We understand how important it is for your children to have fun while learning to dance. Our dance teachers look forward to seeing those smiling faces each week!! We love watching our toddlers and preschoolers become independent, build friendships, learn songs, and enjoy the creative movements we put into our dance classes. Give us a … Continue reading When she is ready to dance, so are we!
As a parent, we always want the best for our children. That’s why at Sharon’s Studio of Dance and Music we pride ourselves in having qualified dance teachers. Dance is more than just teaching “steps” to your children, it’s about them learning how to be respectful of others, building lifelong friendships, while building their self-esteem. … Continue reading The Importance of Qualified Teacher’s
The importance of stretching is not just for dancers, it’s for everyone. You should stretch before a dance class, yoga class, or even just a quick run. You want to think about your body and how you can prevent any injuries. Allowing yourself five minutes to stretch before your activities, will increase blood flow, reduce … Continue reading Stretching is for Everyone!
Sharon’s Studio of Dance & Music is proud to be serving Whippany, Hanover Township, Cedar Knolls, East Hanover, Florham Park, Parsippany, Morris Plains and Morristown! We are overjoyed to announce the addition of a few new dance classes this year…we now offer a “Hippity Hop” dance class for children ages 3-5. This age appropriate hip … Continue reading Did you know?
Welcome new and existing students! Everyone here at Sharon’s hope you all had a happy & healthy summer. It is common for a student to be nervous the first time they enter a new dance class. The anxiety of a new & unfamiliar environment or not knowing anyone is natural. We see a lot of … Continue reading Sharon’s Studio of Dance & Music is Back in Full Swing for a New & Exciting Year!
Do you have a son who likes to shimmy, shake, and roll on the ground? Bring him over to us at Sharon’s Studio of Dance & Music! It can often be difficult to encourage your son to walk into a room and dance with a group of girls where he is the only boy there; … Continue reading Boys Dance Too!