Posts Tagged ‘dance instruction’
Larkspur 1-Day Clinics
We’re excited to be partnering with the Sion Storm Dance Team and the Lee’s Summit North Northern Stars to host 2 one day clinics! Saturday, June 23rd, 2018 at Notre Dame de Sion Saturday, July 28th, 2018 at Lee’s Summit North Our main focus will be to teach usable and crowd pleasing material for the…Read More
Line Dance Instruction
I still love teaching line dancing and had a great time doing so at the St. Michael’s Nashville Nights Auction with Outlaw Jim and the Whiskey Benders! It’s always a blast when the band is great and the crowd is willing. Thanks again, St. Michael’s, for having me and many thanks to Oulaw Jim and…Read More
One Day Clinic = Success!
Many thanks to the teams who attended our One Day Clinic! It was a blast! We loved working with all of you and can’t wait to see you perform the material! Best of luck to all of you for the upcoming year and enjoy the rest of your summer! Love and Hello Kitty Stickers,…Read More
Larkspur 1 Day Clinic
We had our first 1 Day Clinic last summer and it was such a success we’re doing it again! Here’s a quote from a satisfied coach who attended last year’s clinic: “The one day camp with Larkspur Dance and Choreography was extremely beneficial to our dance team. We were able to bring home ready to…Read More
Fallon and I had the pleasure of working again with the wonderful Vianney Hockey Cheerleaders for a 2 day clinic in St. Louis! We worked with them on jumps, technique, strength of motions, and taught them some visual and fun choreography to incorporate into their competition routine again this year. We’re honored to be a part…Read More
Kayla and Fallon spread some more Larkspur love this summer when they taught a two day clinic to the Milan Topcats! They worked them hard and got their year off to a great start! We wish them the best of luck and can’t wait to see them at the Kansas City Classic!Read More
Fallon and I had the pleasure of working with the wonderful Vianney Hockey Cheerleaders for a 2 day clinic here in Kansas City this past weekend! I woke up today already missing these hard working, fun, and oh so cute girls from St. Louis! We worked with them on jumps, technique, strength of motions, and…Read More
Larkspur 1 Day Clinic = Success!
Many thanks to our hosts, the JV and Varsity St. Pius X Pommies for hosting a great day of dance! We had a blast teaching 2 pom routines, 2 jazz routines, 2 hip hop sidelines and a warm-up routine that teams can utilize to strengthen team skills and flexibility. We’re hoping to do it again…Read More
Larkspur 1 Day Clinic
We hope you’ll join us on Saturday, July 9th at St. Pius X High School for a day of fun and learning in preparation for the 2016-17 school year! You can find all the information you’ll need at the following link: LARKSPUR 1 DAY CLINIC INFO…Read More
Missouri Coach Conference
It was a great day at the Missouri Dance Team Association’s Coach’s Conference! Many thanks to the board for having me as a presenter! I’m attaching PDFs of my session on Cleaning Routines and the session I did with the fabulous Julie Catron and Alex Foster…Read More
I had a blast at the Indiana High School Dance Team Association’s Fall Conference! Thanks so much to their board for having me. I did a presentation on successful dance team coaching and maximizing routines. I also attended sessions by other presenters and learned a lot as well! A special shoutout goes to the coaches…Read More
Summer of 2014
Summer flew by and I was a terribly lazy blogger, so I’m going to just do one big, fat blog post now. Kayla and I choreographed a pom routine for an adorable team that we love. Here’s what the choreo sessions looked like: I did actually snap a photo of all the Hello Kitty stuff…Read More
KC Classic Teams’ Aerial Sessions at Voler
Teams that compete at the Kansas City Classic have the opportunity to win placements in their division. And if they win 1st, they get a complimentary aerial session with our good friend Rachel McMeachin at Voler Aerial Academy. These sessions are so much fun! I’m so pleased to be able to share this really cool…Read More
Saddle & Sirloin Club of KC
Many thanks to the event planners at the beautiful Saddle & Sirloin Club of KC for having me out to to teach line dancing at a party for their members. What a lovely, lovely place with some awesomely fun people! I absolutely did not want to leave…but I felt quite certain they would notice a…Read More
School Nutrition Association National Conference
I got the opportunity to teach at the School Nutrition Association National Conference as part of their Steps Challenge program sponsored by Jennie O. It was so great hanging out with lunch ladies (and a few lunch men) from all over the country! Over 300 attendees turned out and participated in my “dance as fitness”…Read More
MDTA State Championship!!!
Congratulations to The Kansas City Classic teams who earned well-deserved trophies at the Missouri 2013 Dance Team Championship this past Saturday, February 23rd at The Family Arena in St. Charles, Missouri! Maryville: 2nd Place 1A Kick, 2nd Place 1A Pom Pembroke Hill: 4th Place 1A Mix, 4th Place 1A Pom, 2nd Place Overall in 1A…Read More
Yippee ki yay! We’re Teaching Line Dancing!
Melanie and Cassie were booked as line dance instructors for a Vet Partners party at the National CVC! It was great to work the event with DJ Kirby! He’s a really cool guy who does mixes for all kinds of musical genres, puts them together and then they’re broadcast on ten different radio stations across…Read More
Swingin’ From The Rafters With Ray-Pec!
At our dance team competition, The Kansas City Classic, the lovely and talented Raymore Peculiar Prowlers earned the most points making them the overall grand champions! As their grand prize, we provided them with an introductory aerial lesson with our good friend Rachel McMeachin of Voler-Thieves of Flight. They came to Rachel’s loft on a…Read More
Congratulations to The Kansas City Classic Teams! pt. 2
We got the opportunity to work some fabulous teams who participated in The Kansas City Classic by choreographing for them, or helping them prepare their routines for competition. We wanted to give them a special “congratulations” and let them know how much we enjoyed our time with them, and how proud we were of their…Read More
Dance Team Prep for State
I got to work with St. Pius X High School in Kansas City to help them prepare their routines for the state competition. This is one of my all time favorite things to do! We cleaned their jazz and mix routines, and I’m pleased to say that they finished in the top five for both…Read More
theDance Series and theUniversity Dance Tour!
Donnette and her business partner Andrea had another wonderful and amazing dance event! Well, three actually. And I was once again so very pleased and humbled to be a part of it! Building upon the tremendous success of theConvention, Donnette and Andrea launched theDance Series and theUniversity Dance Tour. These events bring in highly successful…Read More
Congratulations to All About Dance by Katye!
Larkspur would like to congratulate all the fine folks at All About Dance by Katye on winning the “Best of the Best” Award from Home In The Northland magazine! All About Dance won Best Dance Studio! Below is an excerpt from the article that appeared in the July issue of the magazine: “Now 18 years…Read More
Fallon and Cassie Reunite With The Topcats!
Fallon choreographed a dance routine for the alumni members of the Milan Topcats dance team. Cassie, Fallon, and other former members of the award winning Topcats performed the routine at Milan’s Memorial Weekend Festival! Fallon is also conducting a “boot camp” for the current members of the Topcats dance team! She will be teaching them…Read More