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Getting to Know You: Miss Emily!

By Joe Naftal in In Step With DC on January 11, 2019

Today we are featuring Miss Emily in our latest edition of “Getting to Know You”!  The “Getting to Know You” series helps us get to know each of the Dance Connection teachers and staff we get to see at the studio every week and learn a little bit more about them. What is your hometown? […]

How to Prepare For Recital Company Auditions

By Erin Sforza in In Step With DC on January 8, 2019

I know Recital Company seems like it’s really far away, but it’s closer than you think! This Sunday we’ll start prepping for our 30th Annual Recital with Recital Company auditions. If you’ve never auditioned before, or even if you have, here are a few ways to be ready to go when you join us in […]

Miss Jenn’s Top 10 DC Memories

By Jenn D'Auria in In Step With DC on January 4, 2019

News 12: In April of 2000, we were on our way to dance in Walt Disney World, but our first stop was News 12. I remember waking up and heading to the news station before the sunrise and as the sun came up we were featured on News 12 dancing in the parking lot for […]

Getting to Know You: Miss Erin!

By Joe Naftal in In Step With DC on January 1, 2019

Today we are featuring Miss Erin in our latest edition of “Getting to Know You”!  The “Getting to Know You” series helps us get to know each of the Dance Connection teachers and staff we get to see at the studio every week and learn a little bit more about them. What is your hometown? […]

Getting to Know You: Miss Jenn!

By Joe Naftal in In Step With DC on December 28, 2018

Today we are featuring Miss Jenn in our latest edition of “Getting to Know You”!  The “Getting to Know You” series helps us get to know each of the Dance Connection teachers and staff we get to see at the studio every week and learn a little bit more about them. What is your hometown? […]

A Heartfelt Thank You

By Erin Sforza in In Step With DC on December 21, 2018

Our Giving Tree is one of the biggest and best reminder of just how great our DC families and staff are. Every year we place the Giving Tree on the Reception Desk in the studio, decorated with the holiday wishes of local families that need some “Santa’s Helpers” to make their holiday a little more […]

We’re Having the Most Wonderful Time!!

By Erin Sforza in In Step With DC on December 19, 2018

Welcome to Holiday Party Week! Here the sugarplums dance in the classrooms, not just in your head! We are having so much fun dressing like Rudolph (red nose included), having “snowball fights”, enjoying treats, and playing lots of games!! The studio is twinkling in all of its holiday finery with snowflakes, snowmen, Santa, jingle bells, […]

Our 3 Favorite Studio Holiday Traditions

By Erin Sforza in In Step With DC on December 14, 2018

Every holiday season, we gather with family and friends to celebrate and be thankful for all the wonderful people in our lives and to be grateful for getting to share another year with them. Each family has their own holiday traditions; pictures for the holiday cards, favorite foods, maybe you even have a “Friendsgiving” celebration […]

How to Become A Rockette

By Erin Sforza in In Step With DC on December 11, 2018

There is nothing like the Radio City Christmas Show to make the holidays special. At Dance Connection, we are lucky enough to have one of the wonderfully talented alumni of the world famous Radio City Rockettes as a member of our teaching staff. Miss Tiffany sat down with me to give all of us and […]

Miss Donna’s Top 10 DC Memories

By Donna Iaboni in In Step With DC on December 7, 2018

Glasses Glitch: Years ago at the costume show my glasses literally snapped in half right at the piece between the eyes and after going on a search for somewhere to buy Krazy Glue, I wound up having to tape them together and I looked like complete nerd for the entire rest of the weekend!  Fire […]

When the Weather Outside is Frightful…

By Erin Sforza in In Step With DC on December 4, 2018

It’s the time of year when, as beautiful as snow can be, the weather can play havoc with our schedules. Dance Connection does close during any weather event that may put our staff and students at risk on the road. If that should happen, here are the places where you can find out if classes […]

Making Holiday Magic: Step Into Christmas

By Erin Sforza in In Step With DC on November 30, 2018

We’ve been busy in the Dance Connection holiday workshop to put together our first ever holiday spectacular! Step Into Christmas will be on stage December 16th at the Noel Ruiz Theater at the CM Performing Arts Center in Oakdale, and a fantastic organization Gavin’s Got Heart will benefit from the proceeds.  Our fantastic cast of […]

Dance Health: Stretching

By Erin Sforza in In Step With DC on November 27, 2018

Stretching is an essential part of keeping every dancer healthy. Making sure that your muscles are prepared to take on the often monumental tasks that you are asking of them is as important as using the correct technique. Like everything though, there is such a thing as “the right way” to stretch, and you can […]

Getting to Know You: Miss Victoria!

By Joe Naftal in In Step With DC on November 23, 2018

Today we are featuring Miss Victoria in our latest edition of “Getting to Know You”!  The “Getting to Know You” series helps us get to know each of the Dance Connection teachers and staff we get to see at the studio every week and learn a little bit more about them. What is your hometown? […]

What DC’s Staff is Thankful For

By Erin Sforza in In Step With DC on November 20, 2018

It’s very easy during the holidays to get caught up in the hustle and bustle of cooking, shopping, donating your time and gifts of all kinds, decorating, you name it. Even when you know that you have a lot to be thankful for, sometimes it can be really good to acknowledge it. I am incredibly […]