Posts Tagged ‘dance instruction’

Larkspur 1-Day Clinics

June 2, 2018

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 […]

Line Dance Instruction

April 18, 2018

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 […]

One Day Clinic = Success!

July 10, 2017

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, […]

Larkspur 1 Day Clinic

June 7, 2017

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 […]

Cheer/Dance Clinic

June 7, 2017

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 […]

Dance Clinic

August 10, 2016

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!

Cheer/Dance Clinic

July 17, 2016

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 […]

Larkspur 1 Day Clinic = Success!

July 11, 2016

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 […]

Larkspur 1 Day Clinic

April 29, 2016

                  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 […]

Missouri Coach Conference

November 16, 2015

                  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 […]

IHSDTA Conference

October 5, 2015

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 […]

Summer of 2014

August 30, 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 […]

KC Classic Teams’ Aerial Sessions at Voler

April 10, 2014

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 […]

Saddle & Sirloin Club of KC

October 27, 2013

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 […]

School Nutrition Association National Conference

July 16, 2013

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” […]

MDTA State Championship!!!

February 26, 2013

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 […]

Yippee ki yay! We’re Teaching Line Dancing!

June 26, 2012

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 […]

Swingin’ From The Rafters With Ray-Pec!

March 27, 2012

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 […]

Congratulations to The Kansas City Classic Teams! pt. 2

March 14, 2012

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 […]

Dance Team Prep for State

April 17, 2011

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 […]

theDance Series and theUniversity Dance Tour!

October 3, 2010

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 […]

Congratulations to All About Dance by Katye!

July 17, 2010

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 […]

Fallon and Cassie Reunite With The Topcats!

June 1, 2010

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 […]