JSDA IS MOVING

JSDA IS MOVING

Parents and students of JSDA, it is with great pleasure and excitement that we inform you that we will soon be moving to a significantly more spacious and accommodating new studio! We have seen our JSDA family grow and have been aware of our need for an updated space;...
3 Secrets to Slay Your Next Dance Performance

3 Secrets to Slay Your Next Dance Performance

As dancers, we are almost always rehearsing for an upcoming performance, whether it’s a competition, a recital or even just Parent’s Week at the studio. Since entertaining an audience is such a huge part of a dancer’s life, it’s important to become the best artist you...
Your Morning Stretch Is A Must

Your Morning Stretch Is A Must

You stretch before your dance class, to prepare your body, but do you stretch when you wake up to prepare for your day? Mornings can be difficult, but getting moving with the right stretches is a great way to jump start your day and your body. Here’s what stretching...
Why Does My Teacher Hate Me?

Why Does My Teacher Hate Me?

Between the ages of 12 and 14, my dance life felt like a living nightmare. I returned home from almost every class frustrated and in tears, asking myself one question; “Why does my teacher hate me?” Here’s why I felt this way. Over time I’d began to notice that my...
Ballet: Overcoming a Late Start

Ballet: Overcoming a Late Start

Beginning something new can be challenging, and stepping into the world of dance is no exception—there’s so much to learn, and it can feel competitive. So what happens when your “competition” is two feet shorter than you and three years ahead? If you started ballet...