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Weekly Wednesday March 29, 2017

Hi Dance-N-Magic Families!
A BIG THANK YOU to all of the parents who participated (or will participate) with their children during Parent Participation Week March 25-31. We applaud you for taking the time out of your busy day to support your students. To continue to support your student, we came up with these:
Four Fabulous ways to Support your Student's learning process!

  • Praise the Positive. The best way to help your children in the learning process is to catch them doing well, and to praise them for it. Learning is a process and when you focus on the negative, they will internalize it and feel bad about themselves. Instead over praise them for all of the positive things they are doing, it will go a lot further to encourage them and they will end up doing more positive things.
  • Sweat the Small Stuff. Stuff like focusing in class, trying their best even when they don't get it perfect, and listening to the teacher may seem small, but it's those small steps that add up to big learning strides. When you see your child doing those things, let them know how proud you are of them.
  • Relaxing for Readiness. Your energy can and will rub off on your child. When you are relaxed, they will be too. This can help your child be ready to focus and learn.
  • Have Fun at Home! Play around with dance and music at home. Even if it's just listening to music around the house. It's those open ended, non-structured play times that support the creative process. It will help build a brain wired for creative thinking and problem solving. Not only will this help with choreography and composition when they are older, it directly relates to skills needed in academics and job performance later in life.

Spring Break April 1-7 We are closed April 1-7 due to the number of families and staff that will be out of town for Spring Break. Classes will resume April 8th.

Parent/Child Recital Dance
Parent/Child Recital Dance is open to all current students ages 4 and up participating on our 2017 recital. You may choose the partner of your choice (Father, Mother, Grandparent, Older Sibling) This is limited to 10 couples.
CLICK HERE to save your Spot Now!

NEW Mini-Sessions
These 6 weeks classes feature our amazing curriculum, our amazing staff, and your amazing students!
For younger kids and Beginner dancers: Dancercise Kids, Ballet for ages 4-6yr., Hip Hop for ages 4-6yr.
For older kids ready to learn more: Leaps and Turns for ages 7+, Contemporary for ages 8+
CLICK HERE for more Information

As a Thank You to all of our families for looking into our summer programming, we are holding another drawing to WIN A FREE WEEK OF CAMP! Click Here to Enter!

Parent Participation Week! March 25-31
Parents are invited into the classroom to experience what your students experience! This is not a "watch" class, you will be dancing. So please bring movement clothing, dust off those dancing feet, and get ready to have fun with your child! Dance-N-Magic is always a no judgement zone, so don't worry about your experience or talent level, just come and have fun. At the end of each class, we will be going over your recital folders and handing out your recital costumes. We know some students may be traveling for their school's spring break. If you will be gone, please send us an email and we will hold on to your costume until you return.

Recital Info Now Available Online
Oh the papers!! Yes, I'm a parent too, and I know how papers can go here, then there, then who knows where? We have created a special individualized folder (for all of your papers) for each family that we will hand our with their costumes during Parent Participation Week March 25-31. In addition, as a convenience for you, we have posted all of the information online. (just in case) Click Here for Your Parent Information Page

Free Break Dance Workshop
Come meet our new Break Dance Instructor, Mr. Nate, at our FREE Break Dance Workshop! He recently moved here to the Twin Cities and we are so excited to have him on our team! Space is limited to 25 students, register early!
When: Saturday, April 15th 2:00-3:00pm
Click Here for more Information

New This Year: Recital Fee Reduction
New this year, we are giving families an opportunity to earn a reduction in their recital fee by helping create our keepsake program. Click Here for more Information

Announcing: Dancin' in Disney 2018 Click Here for more Information. There is an interest sign-up sheet posted in the lobby. Please let us know if you are interested so we can keep you in the loop with all of the upcoming information.

Performance Team Audition This workshop and informational meeting will be held on Sat. May 13th at the Dance-N-Magic Studio. If you are interested in joining our 2017/2018 Performance Teams, Click here for Information and to reserve your Audition Spot

Important Dates
March 25-31 Parent Participation Week
April 1-7 Spring Break, Studio Closed
April 6 Standing Rock Rehearsal
April 7-9 Cathy Roe Ultimate Dance Competition, Performance Teams Only
April 15 Imagine That! Mini-Camp
April 15 Free Break Dance Workshop
April 16 Closed for Easter
April 17-22 Picture Week
April 23-29 Production Rehearsal Week

Compliments and Concerns?
Your satisfaction with Dance-N-Magic is our highest priority. Your input is a huge part of our growth and community. We now are accepting compliments and concerns online:
Click Here if you have a Concern or Suggestion.
Click Here is you have a Compliment.

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