50 Inspirational Dance Quotes & How To Use Them

Words are powerful. Using them to inspire your dancers is one of the best gifts you can give a child. These quotes can impact not only their lives in your studio, but overflow into their lives at home, school, and around their world. What you teach them will carry on with them wherever you go. Using inspirational phrases to motivate and uplift your students will give them the confidence they need to master skills and the self-worth that they are good enough.

  1. Dancers don’t need wings to fly.
  2. Don’t forget to be awesome.
  3. Don’t let anyone ever dull your sparkle.
  4. Mistakes are proof that you are trying.
  5. When you feel like quitting, think about why you started.
  6. Don’t practice until you get it right. Practice until you can’t get it wrong.
  7. Believe you can and you’re halfway there.
  8. Life isn’t about waiting for the storm to pass; it’s about learning to dance in the rain.
  9. Nothing is impossible. The world itself says, “I’m possible.”
  10. Dance accepts me.
  11. Dance is music made visible.
  12. I do not try to dance better than anyone else. I only try to dance better than myself.
  13. I dance because there’s no greater feeling in the world than moving a piece of music and letting the rest of the world disappear.
  14. Every day may not be good, but there is something good in every day.
  15. Dance is the joy of movement and the heart of life.
  16. Dance first. Think later.
  17. When in doubt, turn the music up!
  18. And when you get the chance to sit it out or dance, I hope you dance.
  19. Only those who will risk going too far can possibly find out how far one can go.
  20. Believe in yourself and the world will believe in you too.
  21. Gratitude turns what we have into enough.
  22. Dance, dance wherever you may be.
  23. If you stumble, make it part of the dance.
  24. Dancing with the feet is one thing. Dancing with the heart is another.
  25. Great dancers are great because of their passion.
  26. Just because you can’t dance, doesn’t mean you shouldn’t dance.
  27. Learn from yesterday. Live for today. Hope for tomorrow.
  28. You can start late, look different, be uncertain and still succeed.
  29. Some people dream of success while others wake up and work hard at it.
  30. You’ve got what it takes, but it will take everything you’ve got.
  31. In life as in dance: Grace glides on blistered feet.
  32. It never gets easier. It just gets better.
  33. Turn your can’ts into cans and her dreams into plans.
  34. If you can’t stop thinking about it, don’t stop working for it.
  35. No one is born a dancer.
  36. Practice like you’re in last. Perform like you’ve already won.
  37. It’s not about the shoes. It’s about what you do in them.
  38. Don’t let people discourage you… just fluff out your tutu and dance away.
  39. Do it with passion or not at all.
  40. Dance to the beat of your dreams.
  41. Coming together is a beginning. Keeping together is progress. Working together is success.
  42. Let your dreams be bigger than your fears.
  43. Dance enables you to find yourself and lose yourself at the same time.
  44. If it doesn’t challenge you, it won’t change you.
  45. Life is like dancing – it’s  not about getting from one place to another. Its’s about enjoying each step.
  46. Do not count the days; make the days count.
  47. Life is better when you dance.
  48. It will cost you nothing to dream and everything not to.
  49. Never let fear decide your future.
  50. Close your eyes, breathe and just dance.

Now, what do you do with these quotes? You can print and hang them up around your studio – the quote stickers on the walls or top of the mirrors are a cool idea too. Sticker Mule and 4Imprint are great companies to look into.

Another great way to share these is on social media. Quotes are popular on social media – you’ll get a lot of likes and shares – and best of all, show off your dedication to inspiring your dancers. Here are 15 great free apps that you can use to make your own custom quotes:

  1. WordSwag
  2. Instaquote
  3. PicLab
  4. Canva
  5. PicMonkey
  6. Phonto
  7. Over
  8. Typic
  9. A Beautiful Mess
  10. Paint Paper Studio
  11. BeHappy.Me
  12. Font Candy
  13. Notegraphy
  14. Quotes Cover
  15. ReciteThis
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