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Reverence is More than a Ballet Move

Ballet dancers are likely to have heard of reverence and know what it is. Reverence (ray-vay-rahnss), in general, is a French word that refers to paying respect to something or someone in authority (such as a teacher) by performing an act of reverence. There are 4 classical and contemporary acts of reverence that include: Traditional curtsy or bow in ballet. Goodbye circle where younger dancers hold hands in a circle to curtsy or bow and [...]

August 2nd, 2019|

Jackrabbit Helps No Limits Dance Company Push Technology Out to Those Who Need It

April 8th, 2019|

No Limits Dance Company started small and found that Excel worked just fine – until student count reached 15. In addition to her dance studio, Amanda Carter’s business has a gym component, so she obviously had a couple of powerful components driving her need for greater efficiency through using computer [...]

After the Competitions: How to Store Your Dance Costumes for the Summer

April 2nd, 2019|

Well-maintained dance costumes help you and your parents get the most from your investments. They can be handed down to younger siblings or re-purposed for the next season. And at the very least, a particularly special dance costume can be kept as a memento of hard work and achievement that [...]

Put the Joy Back in to Recital Time with Jackrabbit’s Recital Module

March 12th, 2019|

Recital season...a young dancer’s favorite time of year! But for you, it might be the most stressful. To get back to the fun of watching your tiny ballerinas hit the stage for the first time, organization is key. That is where Jackrabbit Dance comes in. Jackrabbit’s Recital module has so [...]

Jackrabbit Enables Owners of The Academy of Music & Dance to Run Multiple Studios and Still Live Their Lives

March 12th, 2019|

www.musicanddance.org 3 studio locations, 3875 students, 15 instructors Owners, Sam and Val Beckford Sam and Val’s preferred system would help them efficiently manage their three Acadmy of Music and Dance locations without needing to be present all the time. They also preferred a system that would keep them current with the [...]

3 Things You Need to Know for Hiring Generation Z at Your Dance Studio

March 5th, 2019|

Generation Z is here. Not just in your classes, but in your inbox, applying for jobs. Just when you thought you had conquered managing millennials, it’s time to embrace a new bunch of dance instructors who are often mislabeled and misunderstood by their studio directors and owners. Made of 72 [...]

How to Choose the Right Dance Studio Management Software

February 17th, 2019|

Step 1: Evaluate your current processes and determine ideal software requirements Step 2: Identify and evaluate the essential features Step 3: Determine all associated costs Step 4: Evaluate technical and architectural issues Step 5: Evaluate the implementation possibilities Step 6: Evaluate software support Step 7: Request a demo/trial of the [...]

Update Skills on the Studio Floor with the New Class Skills Worksheet

February 14th, 2019|

Class Skills Worksheet Now Available - Release Date: February 19, 2019 While the Staff Portal has great functionality for dance studio instructors, it is too risky to have a mobile device or tablet on the floor. If you track skills/levels within Jackrabbit, the Class Skills Worksheet can be a valuable [...]

Fundraising Ideas for the New Dance Studio Owner

February 2nd, 2019|

Every small business has its financial challenges. It's easy to feel like you're always behind the eight ball to keep up with extra costs that you incur. Fortunately, dance studios aren't just businesses – they also have emotional connections within their communities. These emotional connections provide opportunities for dance studio [...]

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