A mother of a Pegasus dancer, Alisa, asked us to talk a bit about teenagers and keeping them engaged. This is a tough one! As teachers, we are often looking for new and up to date resources on this very subject. We've shared two on this blog for you!
Here is an article written by Annie Spell, PhD. Annie Spell is a child psychiatrist and the co-creator of Leap N' Learn, the ballet syllabus we use for our youngest dancers.
Taming the Teenage Brain
We are also huge fans of Dr. Karyn Gordon and her wonderful book "Dr. Karyn's Guide to the Teen Years." Visit Dr. Karyn's website for more resource and sign up for her newsletter to receive up to date advice on parenting and working with teens.
Dr. Karyn's Site