Nashville Dance Studios Helped by Strong 2014 Economic Year

2014 was a great year for Nashville dance studios due to Nashville’s sizzling economy.  Evidence of this great Nashville economy, per the Nashville Business Journal, are the job growth rate (among the fastest in the nation) and the success of the 31 Middle Tennessee banks in 2014.  All of the banks increased in earnings from

About Elizabeth Emery

Elizabeth Emery is a former dance studio owner. She owned Dancers Unite in Charlotte, NC for 6 years, where she helped run the studio as well as taught dance classes six days a week. She sold her studio to one of her teachers and now dedicates her time helping other dance studio owners as well as dance teachers with her new business, Dance Teacher Finder, which helps pair dance studios with dance instructors. She also holds a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration, and double majored in Business Economics and Marketing. Elizabeth currently splits her time between Charlotte, North Carolina and Salt Lake City, Utah.

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Dance Instructor Resume Writing: Part 4

Now that you’ve written your resume, the final step is make sure it’s the perfect length. Your resume should be 1 page, not any longer unless you have 10+ years combined experience as a dance teacher or professional dancer. If you’ve been following these blog entries and have written your resume already and it’s more

About Elizabeth Emery

Elizabeth Emery is a former dance studio owner. She owned Dancers Unite in Charlotte, NC for 6 years, where she helped run the studio as well as taught dance classes six days a week. She sold her studio to one of her teachers and now dedicates her time helping other dance studio owners as well as dance teachers with her new business, Dance Teacher Finder, which helps pair dance studios with dance instructors. She also holds a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration, and double majored in Business Economics and Marketing. Elizabeth currently splits her time between Charlotte, North Carolina and Salt Lake City, Utah.

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Dance Teaching Resume Writing Tips: Part 3

So if you’ve been following my blog entries, then you started with your contact information & objective then categorized your dance teaching credentials.  Now that you’ve figured out how to categorize your skills, it’s time to fine tune your resume.  Keep these things in mind when doing this: Order After you’ve put everything in categories, you

About Elizabeth Emery

Elizabeth Emery is a former dance studio owner. She owned Dancers Unite in Charlotte, NC for 6 years, where she helped run the studio as well as taught dance classes six days a week. She sold her studio to one of her teachers and now dedicates her time helping other dance studio owners as well as dance teachers with her new business, Dance Teacher Finder, which helps pair dance studios with dance instructors. She also holds a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration, and double majored in Business Economics and Marketing. Elizabeth currently splits her time between Charlotte, North Carolina and Salt Lake City, Utah.

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How to Write a Dance Teaching Resume: Part 2

This is part 2 of my 4 part series aimed to help dance teachers write resumes when they are looking to be employed by a private dance studio.  Yesterday, I covered your contact information and objective.  Now, we are on to the meat and potatoes of your resume.  Once again, I stress this is just

About Elizabeth Emery

Elizabeth Emery is a former dance studio owner. She owned Dancers Unite in Charlotte, NC for 6 years, where she helped run the studio as well as taught dance classes six days a week. She sold her studio to one of her teachers and now dedicates her time helping other dance studio owners as well as dance teachers with her new business, Dance Teacher Finder, which helps pair dance studios with dance instructors. She also holds a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration, and double majored in Business Economics and Marketing. Elizabeth currently splits her time between Charlotte, North Carolina and Salt Lake City, Utah.

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How to Write a Dance Teacher Resume: Part 1

If you are looking to become a dance teacher, you need a dance teaching resume; not a general resume, not just a dance resume, but a specific resume just for dance teaching (i.e. it should emphasize your dance teaching and not just your dance experience). I’ve received over 100 resumes over the years from aspiring

About Elizabeth Emery

Elizabeth Emery is a former dance studio owner. She owned Dancers Unite in Charlotte, NC for 6 years, where she helped run the studio as well as taught dance classes six days a week. She sold her studio to one of her teachers and now dedicates her time helping other dance studio owners as well as dance teachers with her new business, Dance Teacher Finder, which helps pair dance studios with dance instructors. She also holds a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration, and double majored in Business Economics and Marketing. Elizabeth currently splits her time between Charlotte, North Carolina and Salt Lake City, Utah.

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Houston Proves to be Ideal for Dance Instructors

Congratulations to those living in Houston!  Houston is listed as the fastest growing city in America in 2015 per Forbes Magazine.  This is good news for dance studios in the Houston area, because with more people moving to Houston, this means more potential new students.  More new students of course means more dance classes must

About Elizabeth Emery

Elizabeth Emery is a former dance studio owner. She owned Dancers Unite in Charlotte, NC for 6 years, where she helped run the studio as well as taught dance classes six days a week. She sold her studio to one of her teachers and now dedicates her time helping other dance studio owners as well as dance teachers with her new business, Dance Teacher Finder, which helps pair dance studios with dance instructors. She also holds a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration, and double majored in Business Economics and Marketing. Elizabeth currently splits her time between Charlotte, North Carolina and Salt Lake City, Utah.

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Easier Way for Dance Teachers to Find Teaching Jobs

Looking for an easier, more efficient, less time consuming way to find a job as a dance teacher?  I know I would! I know applying for a job is an incredibly time consuming job.  We are living in a world where more people want jobs than there are jobs, so you have to really stand

About Elizabeth Emery

Elizabeth Emery is a former dance studio owner. She owned Dancers Unite in Charlotte, NC for 6 years, where she helped run the studio as well as taught dance classes six days a week. She sold her studio to one of her teachers and now dedicates her time helping other dance studio owners as well as dance teachers with her new business, Dance Teacher Finder, which helps pair dance studios with dance instructors. She also holds a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration, and double majored in Business Economics and Marketing. Elizabeth currently splits her time between Charlotte, North Carolina and Salt Lake City, Utah.

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Positive Development for Jefferson City, Missouri Dance Studios

Per the Jefferson City News Tribune, consumer confidence is up in Jefferson City, Missouri, and local businesses can feel it.  Missouri has experienced positive job growth over the past four to five months, and Cole County’s unemployment rate has shrunk. Even more importantly, though, has been the all too important consumer confidence.  Per poll results,

About Elizabeth Emery

Elizabeth Emery is a former dance studio owner. She owned Dancers Unite in Charlotte, NC for 6 years, where she helped run the studio as well as taught dance classes six days a week. She sold her studio to one of her teachers and now dedicates her time helping other dance studio owners as well as dance teachers with her new business, Dance Teacher Finder, which helps pair dance studios with dance instructors. She also holds a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration, and double majored in Business Economics and Marketing. Elizabeth currently splits her time between Charlotte, North Carolina and Salt Lake City, Utah.

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Teaching Preschool Dance Classes

I believe there are 3 main characteristics that makes an effective preschool dance teacher: Patience Patience More Patience No this is not a misprint; I’ve been teaching preschool dance classes since the mid-90s and I feel the best way to teach is to maintain patience.  At this age, they’re not going to be perfect dancers

About Elizabeth Emery

Elizabeth Emery is a former dance studio owner. She owned Dancers Unite in Charlotte, NC for 6 years, where she helped run the studio as well as taught dance classes six days a week. She sold her studio to one of her teachers and now dedicates her time helping other dance studio owners as well as dance teachers with her new business, Dance Teacher Finder, which helps pair dance studios with dance instructors. She also holds a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration, and double majored in Business Economics and Marketing. Elizabeth currently splits her time between Charlotte, North Carolina and Salt Lake City, Utah.

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As Atlanta’s Economy Thrives, Dance Studios Should Prosper

Atlanta is a very attractive city, both in terms of living and doing business. Per Atlanta Business Chronicle, while Atlanta is 10th largest metro economy in the US by real GDP, its living and business costs compare to metros of smaller sizes. Atlanta is now poised to outpace the United States in terms of job

About Elizabeth Emery

Elizabeth Emery is a former dance studio owner. She owned Dancers Unite in Charlotte, NC for 6 years, where she helped run the studio as well as taught dance classes six days a week. She sold her studio to one of her teachers and now dedicates her time helping other dance studio owners as well as dance teachers with her new business, Dance Teacher Finder, which helps pair dance studios with dance instructors. She also holds a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration, and double majored in Business Economics and Marketing. Elizabeth currently splits her time between Charlotte, North Carolina and Salt Lake City, Utah.

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