Why Choose Sunflower State Dance?

Why Choose Sunflower State Dance?

When it comes time to put your child in dance, there are many factors that should contribute to your decision when choosing the right dance studio for your family. At Sunflower State Dance we are different than you average day to day dance studio. Read more to learn the difference!

Parents Guide: What to do when your dancer says they are hurt?

Parents Guide: What to do when your dancer says they are hurt?

It is inevitable that sometime in your child's dance education that they will say something hurts. This blog post a great guide for parents on what questions to ask your child to figure out what is going on and if they need medical attention. 

Why are educated instructors so important?

Why are educated instructors so important?

In so many sports and extra curricular activities, coaches and instructors are not educated at the college level or certified in whatever they are teaching. In most cases this is completely completely fine and the norm in such things as "little league" sports or even some competitive sports. However in dance this should never be the case. Education is extremely important and just as importantly is continuing education and training to always be on top of the game.

What We've Been Up To This Summer

What We've Been Up To This Summer

Summer is an important time of year for dancers and teachers in developing their art. Throughout the country countless numbers of programs, conventions, and intensive take place to help performing artists grow. This year all of our instructors at Sunflower State Dance have or are participating in programs to continue their dance education. Check out what we have been up to

What To Bring To Dance Class

What To Bring To Dance Class

When it comes to what to bring to dance class, many people get overwhelmed on what to bring and what not to bring to dance class. However dance requirements are very similar to any other sport or physical activity. In this blog post you will learn four essential items to bring to your dance class.

Straight to the Pointe

Straight to the Pointe

Pointe shoes allow dancers to rise all the way up on their toes to perform turns, hops, and balances. This may all seem easy to an untrained eye, but looking further into the mechanics and anatomy of dancers one realizes very quick that pointe shoes are not for amateurs.

Why Dance Isn't A Sport

Why Dance Isn't A Sport

Sports and dance both require a huge degree of endurance, athleticism, and strength. However once delving deeper in understanding different representations of dance, we realize that sports and dance are far different from one another. This brings to light the question of if dance is a sport?

Are proper shoes that important?

Are proper shoes that important?

Are proper fitting dance shoes that important when first starting dance or when a child is still growing quickly? Our answer is yes! Find out why it is essential to have good quality and a good fit when it comes to dance shoes.