Tag: perseverance

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What Progress in Dance Looks Like

What Progress in Dance Looks Like Dance class is a lot like school in many ways: your child explores new ideas, practices skills, solves problems, and develops friendships.  Unlike school though, dance classes don’t have a new grade level every year. This can seem strange at first, but for dance education...

by Crystal Carfagno 2 min read
The Importance of Grit

The Importance of Grit “Gritty people have a growth mindset; when bad things happen, they don’t give up.” This quote is from author Angela Duckworth, who popularized the word “grit” about five years ago with her famous TED Talk about the power of passion and perseverance.  She wasn’t talking specifically about dancers,...

by Crystal Carfagno 3 min read