5 Ways in Which Dance Lessons Prepare Children for School

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5 Ways in Which Dance Lessons Prepare Children for School

Posted Jan 14, 2019 by Kellie Hansen. Filed under General

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Children can benefit from dance lessons in so many ways; attending a dance class can prepare your child for school and the real world.

Etiquette and Routine

 The structure of attending a dance class can enhance children's awareness and familiarity of a daily routine.  They learn how to communicate and address their caregivers; making the transition to school life with more confidence and independence.  

When a child is young, learning new things is easier for them.

  A child who begins dance lessons at an early age is not only learning to dance, but gaining skills for life.

Dance Class can enhance Focus  

The young dancers need to focus on the moves to flow with one another while also maintaining a certain level of coordination and dancing with other students in the class.

Dance Class can enhance Creativity

While the children focus on their dance moves, they will be creatively thinking about how to execute their movements in a way that better works for their body. On top of this, many dance instructors will give the students in the class the opportunity for free movement that allows them to come up with their moves.

Dance Class teaches Goal Setting

Learning to set goals in many types of environments teaches your child how to incorporate goal setting in even the most intense situations, which is great for their future schooling life.

Dance Class encourages Team Work

Dance lessons teach children to work in a group like setting, to enhance communication skills with others, especially in an environment where the students need to work together to achieve one goal. This can help tremendously in their future and real-world situations. 

In a Nut Shell

The benefits for young children who take dance lessons and how they may confidently transition to school life. 

  1. They learn to follow instructions;
  2. They gain a sense of discipline by learning new positions and steps;
  3. They learn coordination, balance and how to control their bodies in motion;
  4. They are active and getting daily exercise;
  5. They become comfortable performing before groups;


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