The level of thinking that got us here will not solve the ongoing problems of Dancesport’s future. For our sport to grow and develop, it will require a different level of thinking and the ability to see fresh perspectives for our industry. It is not even about providing what our members “want”. Many successful businesses have failed while appearing to do the right things of product improvement and providing better services for their membership. We need to see the world as it is evolving and recognise that Dancesport is in the middle of disruption. To understand what is emerging, and [...]
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Its not what you say, its what they see hear and feel. My company has a simple mission: to change an entire generation of children through their ability to communicate. Every day you are looking for efficient ways to create confident, well balanced children. I am looking for new solutions to help you get them there through a culture of… Respect for others and themselves. Confidence in how they move, interact and communicate. Trust in themselves that they can develop resilience in the storms of their lives. to challenge their strength knowing they "can do" it. Imagine [...]
How many times have you been travelling in another country amongst strangers and you hear a familiar accent –“ These people comes from my part of the world!” You gravitate toward each other and strike up a conversation with a smile on your face. Do you remember the feeling? Something shared, something familiar, a pleasure that is difficult to express. A link to your roots – home. If you never see each other again you will remember that feeling of seeing someone you have a connection with. Building friendships and relationships are some of the biggest cornerstones of a person’s [...]
Narrabeen Sports High School excels with dance STUDENTS at Narrabeen Sports High have been dancing their way to a more confident, interactive future. In the past 10 weeks, 193 Year 8 students have participated in the Dancesport Confidence program — weekly classes comprising dance sessions to teach students to cha-cha, tango, salsa and jive. Dancesport NSW chairman Gordon Gilkes, who is on the national board for Dancesport Australia, said the program was designed to boost confidence, self-esteem and interaction between students. Participants engaged in eight classes at different times each week across three locations at Narrabeen Sports High. [...]