Author: Anne-Marie Pos-Terlouw

Serving balletteachers and balletschoolowners around the world.

How to set up your goals, excercise sequences and lessonplan.

Don’t know what excercises to choose? It might be a good idea to sit down and write out your lessonplans. Do you have clear long- and short term goals for your students? This will also determine your excercises and the sequence. Let’s do it together. Step by step. Step 1: The bigger picture. Take a…
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22 May 2020 0

The new normal. What effect has the social distancing of 1.5 meter distance for your dance school?

Edit on June 30th 2020: I am happy to report that the problems I foresaw in this article are not things to worry about anymore. The Dutch government gave out new measurements. Which we will start with as of July 1st. Luckily for us, the government came to the conclusion that for the dance sector…
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15 April 2020 0

Checklist for the ballet teacher before starting class.

Here is your checklist before starting your ballet class. Making sure you have taken care of everything on this list ensures a relaxed and focused start of your class. You will be able to give your full attention to your students immediately because you have no distractions and have everything prepared. Use this checklist and you have an easy system in place and can enjoy a calm start.


7 February 2020 0

5 tips for dancers to safely follow their dance classes.

This article covers easy to do tips for dancers who want to experience their dance classes to the fullest.


20 January 2020 0

5 reasons why customers choose your ballet school.

Ideally, we all want the customer to seek out our ballet school by the quality we deliver and the professionalism of the teachers an the entire school. But, unfortunately, that is not how it works. By holding interviews with (potential) cutomers, it turns out that quality and taching experience are not at all main reasons to choose a school.
I did my own research and this article contains my findings.


13 November 2019 1

5 reasons to go to your ballet class every week.

Obviously we are all very busy. Work, family, social obligations and also hobbies. Where do you get the time to get everything done? It’s tricky. But if you have chosen a hobby, it is advisable to also really free up time to create some regularity. Naturally with the exception of the times you are ill or have a family obligation. Of course you can have a little bit of hesitation to go out the door to go dancing, after coming home from a long day at work. Again, I understand, you come home tired and the sofa beckons. But I am going to give you 5 reasons why coming to your ballet class every week can be very nice.


8 August 2019 0

7 reasons why taking dance classes makes you more creative

In this blogpost I give you a list of 7 reasons why taking up dance classes makes you a more creative person.


11 June 2019 0

7 tips how NOT to be a great balletteacher.

7 tips on how NOT to be a great balletteachers. A list of annoying things that obviously do not work well, if you want to be a great ballet teacher. Be aware of the things on this list, so you can improve yourself and your teaching style.


16 May 2019 0

How to pick the right music for a balletclass.

Picking the right music can be a hassle and a time consuming job. But with these five handy tips, you are going to save some time. And find the right music in no time. To find the right music you need to determine a few things first: How old are you students? How old are…
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25 March 2019 0

Ideas for extra revenue for your studio.

As a balletschool most of your revenue comes from group classes. But there are some other streams available. Here you will find a few ideas to implement and make some extra income for your studio.


5 February 2019 0
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