Raise the Barre Dance Teachers’ Workshop



This Program was Created for Professionals in the Dance Industry that Have a Passion for the Growth and Development of Dance Education

Studio Owners, Studio Teachers, Dance Educators K-12 and College and University Professors can Come Together as a Community to Share Ideas, Examine Teaching Methods and Practices, Get New Ideas, Be Inspired and Feel Motivated!

Work with leading edge professionals  in the dance industry including choreographers and master teachers, business coaches, marketing experts and health and wellness gurus.


Contemporary — RYAN LEE
Jazz Technique — JACKIE SLEIGHT
Progressions — KIM HALE
Ballet Dancing from The Inside Out— CINDY FISHER
Flying into Improvisation and Composition: A focus on partnering: ALLEN AND KAREN KAEJA
Ballet Pedagogy — GERARD MCISAAC
Pre-School Programs—TBA
Choreography — JACKIE SLEIGHT
Injury Prevention and Dancer Wellness —DONNA KRASNOW


Featuring Special Guest: JACKIE SLEIGHT
Studio Owners Only: The Sleight Advantage

Keynote Speaker: KATHY BLAKE
Get Inspired: Transform Your Role

There is inevitably a moment when you realize it is time to go in a new direction. Learn how to approach and implement positive change in your studio. Whether you need to change curriculum or syllabus, hire new teachers or fire staff or teachers, implement new policies, change tuition fees, you will gain practical insight on how to work through change in a positive and productive way for greater success.

Social Media Marketing: Your Dance Studio’s Storefront — KIM HALE

In the ever-changing landscape of advertising, Social Media has become important tool in engaging people with your studio’s brand and message. Join Kim Hale, former Social Media Manager of the Debbie Allen Dance Academy in Los Angeles and Owner of Heart2Heart Social Media to learn helpful tools that allow prospective customers and the dance community at large to get a glimpse inside your studio and learn more about the type of training you offer, your current students and faculty. This is the 21st century version of “word of mouth.”  www.heart2heartsm.com

Branding Your Business — KIM HALE

Does your studio have a defined image or something that makes you stand out among other studios in your area? Create your brand and

Grow Your Business: If You Don’t Plan You Plan to Fail!

Create Your Vision and Purpose, Goal Setting, Implementing Your Plan

Money Matters

Whether you are just starting out or you have been in business for a while, the question: “ where is all the money going” continues to pop up! The key to profitability is having a solid business foundation. Learn best practices of taking care of business in your studio, strategies of taking advantage of every write off you are eligible for and create effective financial plans for your business.

Your Wellness Matters

Take time for you!! Breathe, Meditate, Relax and Rejuvenate!

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