Recital Guide: Tips and Tricks for First Time Dance Parents

Dance Recital Guide

Our favorite event of the year is just around the corner – it’s Recital time! From the stage lights to the sparkly costumes, we are thrilled to be celebrating our Music in Motion dancers on Sunday, June 6th at the Hackney Theater Norfolk Collegiate. Our dancers and faculty have been training all year long for … Read more

Everything You Need to Know About Recital Costumes

Recital Costumes

Recital is our FAVORITE event of the year with a big stage, shining lights, and the most exciting of all, dance costumes! From sequins to fringe, we have a blast picking out costumes to match the theme of every dance piece. When stepping into a costume, our dancers are transformed into a new character, from … Read more

How to Transition Back Into Activities

How to Transition Back Into Activities

Let’s face it, change is hard! The COVID-19 Pandemic has completely altered the way we work, exercise, socialize, and live. Our kiddos have gone from in-person learning to remote learning, and now back to school. For as eager as we all are to put last year behind us, we are extremely appreciative of how our … Read more

Celebrate With Dance!

Celebrate with Dance

We’ve made it through the end of 2020 and the holidays are finally upon us! This holiday season may look different, but that doesn’t have to change WHY we celebrate. The holidays have never been about the presents under our tree or the man sliding down our chimney at night, the holidays are about spending … Read more

The Importance of Attendance

The Importance of Attendance in Dance Class

The keyword in attendance is DANCE! At Music in Motion, we believe that being present in the classroom is KEY for the development and growth of your dancer in and outside of the studio. Missing dance class is a lost opportunity for the student and has larger implications in delaying the progress of the entire … Read more

Fall in Love With Dance

Ways to Bring Dance Into Your LIfe

Fall is our FAVORITE time of year, not just because we love bundling up in sweaters and devouring all the yummy treats, but because the season makes us reflect on change. And let’s face it – everything has changed in our life! From school to schedules and everything in between, we’re making our new normal … Read more

Back to the Future, Back to Dance!

Back to Dance

Happy Fall! For all of us here at the studio, back-to-dance season is so much more than a new leotard and pair of shoes. It’s a restart and return to ALL the things we love the most: our students, dancing, and our amazing dance family. For this year in particular, we are heading back to … Read more

Benefits of Dance in the Classroom

Benefits of Dance in the Classroom

We are so unbelievably proud of our community for expertly following our prevention protocols as we’ve gradually re-opened the studio this summer. It’s been amazing to see the commitment to dance and our studio from our students and families. Together, we’ve kept each other safe! As we begin to fully open our studio for classes … Read more

How to Prepare for Your First Recital: The Ultimate Recital Guide

How to Prepare for a Dance Recital

Whether you’re a first-time dance parent or you’re a seasoned pro, it’s always necessary to review what it takes to pull off the BEST RECITAL EVER! Our Music in Motion Recital is a special event that celebrates the hard work and dedication of our students, faculty, and families. It takes a village and we deeply … Read more