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31
Oct

October 2016 Newsletter

                  Message from Miss Vanessa: Happy Halloween!  We just finished Costume Week and I had a BLAST seeing all of the dancers in their Halloween costumes at dance class!  We’ve shared all of our costumes and recital songs on Facebook and are also uploading the details to...
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17
Oct

Always Learning

“Never stop learning, because life never stops teaching.” I’m taking this quote to heart this week as I head to Chicago for a continuing education event entitled “Studio Owner University”.  This event is put on by More Than Just Great Dancing, an international licensing organization that The Pointe School of Dance belongs to.  More Than...
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10
Oct

Supporting a Dancer

We LOVE this article from the Rockettes about ways a dancer would love support.  At The Pointe, we have not only fantastic dancers – but fantastic dance families that support and encourage the dancers and our studio! Dancers certainly have unique needs – share with us in the comments some things that you have done...
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03
Oct

October Students of the Month

We have (another!) new program starting up this year at The Pointe – Dancers of the Month.  We hope to lift up and encourage dancers who show great attendance, work ethic, and kindness while at dance class.  Dancers of the Month are nominated and selected by the teachers at The Pointe – and will be...
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27
Sep

September 2016 Newsletter

Message from Miss Vanessa: We are off to an amazing start this year at The Pointe!  It is SO fun to see all of our students back into the swing of things and working so hard in their classes!  I am so thankful to get to know all of our families here and hope that...
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19
Sep

Hustle & Bustle

Where did the first half of September go?!  It seems like just a moment ago, we were frantically stuffing welcome packets and eagerly waiting for students to come in for their first classes. Now, September is half over and we’re thinking about October events, Halloween, and booking details for our Christmas show.  WOW! I have...
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12
Sep

Life Lessons through Dance Lessons

Anyone who knows me knows that I believe passionately in the power of a great dance education.  Dance is an interesting mix of athleticism and artistry, and I love how dancers benefit from both aspects – physically, mentally, and emotionally. In dance classes, I see shy preschoolers nervous about leaving mom make new friends, practice...
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29
Aug

Just One More Week!

Dancers that have been in summer classes know that we’ve had a busy summer at The Pointe.  With our rebrand, new website, new lobby, new dressing room, new computer, new countertops in the shop – we’ve been spending our days working on our studio so that each and every student that comes through our doors...
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22
Aug

Summer Break

We’re on a two-week break from classes in between our summer and fall sessions – and I know some dancers wonder why we take a break and what happens here over the break. Do the dance teachers just stay home and get caught up on Netflix? Does the studio stay empty the whole time? Does...
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08
Aug

What’s The Pointe?

What’s The Pointe? All of my students know that I love plays on words and terrible jokes. Sorry, everyone – since taking on the leadership of the studio, I am committed to sharing the joy in bad jokes and puns with as many people as possible. But seriously. What’s The Pointe? This studio was called...
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