hirts. But as the dance world strives to better include transgender and nonbinary dancers, new conversations about whether dance apparel needs to be gendered at all are emerging.
This studio owner had the foresight to identify the sticking points for teaching Zoom dance classes—like the need for silent communication methods with students—and to invest in training her teaching staff to succeed.
Rachel Arnold’s homework packets and faculty book clubs keep her studio business healthy during COVID-19 by focusing on community and commitment.
Each person you hire will either make your dance business stronger or hold it back. So hiring well is at the very heart of good “people management.” To find someone who’s a great fit, begin laying the groundwork long before any interviews.
For a dance retailer, what more important group is there than dance teachers to keep as happy, loyal customers? Not only will they buy for themselves, but they can influence generation after generation of new students to purchase their dancewear at your store.