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Let’s Get Barefoot on the Dance Floor!

Are you looking for ways to: Increase your child’s confidence Develop their social and emotional skills Assist their motor planning skills – balance, strength and coordination Help them transfer therapy goals into real life settings Rhythm Works is an...

Dance

When I first took over the reins at Peninsula School of Dance many of my senior dancers were just tiny tots in tutus. I’ve watched them grow not just as dancers but as young adults, and I am proud of the people they are becoming. They are a credit to their...

How Dance Improves Academic Outcomes

The physical benefits of dance are well understood and documented. Dance is a physical activity and it is easy to observe benefits like improved muscle tone, strength, coordination, flexibility and overall posture. The social and emotional benefits like improved...

Dance Mums, The Real Kind

"I'm such a bad Dance Mum" , is a phrase I hear often. More often than not, the phrase is said to me by the very BEST kind of dance mum. I am quick to pull them up and correct them because I want them to know how much I appreciate them. I assure them that, in actual...

Introducing Rhythm Works to Peninsula School of Dance

Everyone deserves a chance to dance! by Miss Laura In September I had the privilege to train as a Certified Rhythm Works Instructor and am looking forward to introducing it to the Peninsula School of Dance community over the coming months. I am...

Overcoming those dance exam jitters

We are gearing up towards exam time here at Peninsula School of Dance At this time of year I am often having conversations with concerned parents of our exam students. We know that home is a safe place for children to express their feelings and fears. Students may...

A New Network for Melbourne Dance Studio Owners

  I loved everything about my dance school and dance family growing up. It was my happy place growing up and I'm forever grateful for my dance experience. My own teacher saw something in me early on. I can still remember her kind words of encouragement. She was "old...

Choreography Competition – Our Favourite Event!

When I took over the reigns of Rosebud Ballet school back in 2006 I did not imagine that the school's long held tradition of  Annual Choreography competition would quickly become my favourite event of the year. It’s a long held tradition with perpetual trophies dating...

Is My Child Ready For a Dance Exam?

Exam Season is almost here! It is exam season at Peninsula School of Dance and many of our students are busy learning and refining syllabus work. If you are wondering what on earth exams are all about, and whether or not your child should participate in one, then read...

Tips For Helping Your Child Stick With Dance

 Challenges for busy Mums As a busy mum of three active kids I certainly understand and appreciate the challenges we all face in juggling our children’s activities and our family commitments. I am a big believer that busy kids, engaged in our dance community, will...

“Dance is a big part of me being happy”

Emily, 14, dance student