What to look for when choosing a dance studio for your kids: Part one of our 5 part series:
Many parents are lost when it comes to choosing the right arts program (ie: Dance, theatre, circus, music, singing, etc) for their kids.
Here’s a few things to look for when choosing an arts program for your kids…
By now we all know that participation in dance programs develops children’s motivation, self confidence, improves critical thinking skills, provides fine and gross motor skill mastery etc etc. (I could go on!)
So the question becomes not “Why” but “which one”. Read below to find out what to look for when choosing a dance studio for your kids.
Read below to discover our top ten list of things to consider when choosing a dance studio for your child.
Safety!! – obviously this should be the number one concern of all parents. We recommend visiting the site. Take a walk around and know where you’re sending your kids. Are there viewing windows? cameras? Next, make sure all instructors, admin staff, janitors – basically anyone who might come into contact with your child – has an up to date vulnerable sector check. If this info isn’t obvious on the website you should ask. And (while we think this is a no-brainer…) If the answer is non committal or “no we don’t enforce checks” Just. Walk. Away. Children are precious, why take a risk??
Check back next week for Part 2: What to look for when choosing a dance studio for your child.
Until Next time!
At The School, we offer creative arts programs in a clear, straightforward approach that is family focused in a friendly environment. We believe that it is our responsibility to present the arts to your child in a way that nurtures their whole selves.