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DC Teachers Fave Warm-up Songs
Written by Erin Sforza on February 19, 2021

There is nothing better than starting your class with the perfect music to get you ready to dance your heart out! We talked to our teachers to find out what songs are their faves for getting their classes ready to go!

Miss Jenn

I love any songs that have a great up beat sound One of my favorites is “Im Gonna Get You” 

Miss Donna

Lately, for jazz and Hip Hop it’s been “Werk” or anything Pitbull!

Miss Julie

I mainly work with the younger kids so anything upbeat is fun!

Miss Melinda

Better When I’m Dancing and Shut Up and Dance With Me they just get me in the mood to move.  They are upbeat and happy and have a great beat!

Miss Melissa

 Some of my favorite warm up songs are “Shut Up and Dance,”  “Better When I’m Dancing,” and “Shake it Off.” 

Miss Stacey

Something from the 1980s 🤣

What songs get you in the mood to move? Let us know in the comments below!

Erin Sforza

Erin is the Public Relations Coordinator for Dance Connection. She studied dance from childhood through college and continues to be an active member of the Long Island theatre community. Erin received a BA in both Musical Theatre Performance and History from the University of Tampa, and has utilized aspects of both degrees working in the hospitality industry, as an Event Coordinator for the Heckscher Museum of Art in Huntington, and as the PR/Marketing Coordinator and Group Sales Coordinator for the CM Performing Arts Center in Oakdale. In addition to being a part of the Dance Connection staff, she is a Travel Consultant affiliated with and