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Nichelle S. Patient Expert

Houston, Texas
Nichelle Strzepek is passionate about dance. She began taking lessons at an early age and holds a bachelor’s degree in Dance from Slippery Rock University. She began her teaching career over 15 years ago and has taught ballet, jazz, modern, tap, creative dance, and theatrical dance in... Full Bio
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You’ve Arrived Via An Old Link! by Nichelle S. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Dance Dance Advantage does not live here anymore! The same post you’ve accessed can be found at our danceadvantage.net domain. Just replace the wordpress.com part of the url in yo ... Read on »
Love is In the Air — Valentine’s Day At Your Studio by Nichelle S. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Dance No. Some might consider it just a “Hallmark Holiday” but Valentine’s Day remains an opportunity to show appreciation for and celebrate our friends, family, and loved ones ... Read on »
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A Prescription for Students Who’ve Skipped the Basics by Nichelle S. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Dance Without a good overall (curriculum) plan, teachers may find themselves skipping around or getting ahead of their students’ skill level. The tell-tale symptom that this ha ... Read on »
Sunday Snapshot: Athletes of God by Nichelle S. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Dance Photo by René Michaels -- Performers: Dancers Workshop Austin I don’t know if Albert Einstein really ever said that “Dancers are the athletes of God.” Whoever said ... Read on »
Tap away those summertime blues… by Nichelle S. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Dance Most studios have a slim schedule during those summer months of June, July, and August, leaving most of us trying to find intensives or other options to stay in shape and ... Read on »
From Page to Screen to Classroom by Nichelle S. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Dance Watch on YouTube At age eleven Li Cunxin’s life was changed when a delegation from Madame Mao’s Beijing Dance Academy selected him to be taken from his home, ... Read on »
Nutrition for Dancers by Nichelle S. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Dance Image by Carol Moshier via Flickr Whether the goal is losing or maintaining a healthy weight, dancers are concerned about their silhouette and t ... Read on »
Space: Inside, Outside and Through by Nichelle S. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Dance I am happy to introduce Stacey Pepper Schwartz as a new columnist here at Dance Advantage. You may recall that we featured Stacey’s DVD, Up Down & All Around on the blog ... Read on »
Sunday Snapshot: Impressions by Nichelle S. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Dance The painter Degas seemed to enjoy capturing the natural asymmetry of dancers in training. He preserved the everyday moments of dancers between barre exercises, waitin ... Read on »
Answers to Your Questions About College Dance by Nichelle S. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Dance Of course you do! You are making important decisions regarding your future. Not to mention the transition from high school to a university is one of the largest leaps you ... Read on »
Guest Post: 10 Credits Dancers Take With Them to College by Nichelle S. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Dance Today’s guest post is courtesy Vicki Nelson. She and I connected over blogging but discovered a shared appreciation for dance. In addition to her professional experienc ... Read on »
Sunday Snapshot: The Eiffel Tower by Nichelle S. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Dance Photo by hannah . Hannah’s “The Eiffel Tower,” a lovely arabesque penchée silhouetted against a beachscape, is a welcome sight as I sit at my computer on a winter’ ... Read on »
Month by Month: January — Setting Goals by Nichelle S. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Dance Image via Wikipedia January classes are probably well under way. However, there is no time like the present for you and your students to set goa ... Read on »
How To Discuss Problems With Your Studio Director and Be Heard by Nichelle S. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Dance Are you looking to suggest a new class, program, etc. to your studio director? You may be interested in the post Approaching Your Teacher Ideally parents and studio di ... Read on »
En Dehors, Out the Door by Nichelle S. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Dance Image by Getty Images via Daylife Frequently misspelled and endlessly confused, let’s go over these important dance directions! There are ty ... Read on »
Sunday Snapshot: Chalk Dust Dancer by Nichelle S. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Dance Photo by Rene Michaels Dance Advantage is proud to announce a feature new to the blog in 2010! It’s called Sunday Snapshot and the concept is simple. Each Sund ... Read on »
Dance, Dance Everywhere! by Nichelle S. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Dance Dance is HOT! And, you know what? I don’t see that changing in 2010. Image by Getty Images via Daylife Even astrologer, Susan Miller ag ... Read on »
Answering 10 Questions at 4Dancers by Nichelle S. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Dance I hope everyone is enjoying 2010 so far! Though I am quite busy behind the scenes at Dance Advantage, I am technically still on my self-imposed blogcation. I’m breaking my ... Read on »
Writing Today On Your Heart – Quotes for the New Year by Nichelle S. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Dance “Write it on your heart that every day is the best day in the year.” — Ralph Waldo Emerson Collecting quotations is an insidious, even embarrassing habit, like ragp ... Read on »