Are You Correctly Categorizing Your Dances at Competition?
Play • 57 min

Guests - Chloe Roberts and Josh Sallerson
Hosted By - Courtney Ortiz and Lesley Mealor

In Episode 33 of Making The Impact - A Dance Competition Podcast, co-hosts Courtney and Lesley explore the challenging world of categorizing dances for competition with IDA judges and teachers Chloe and Josh!

Topics Include:

  • Specific expectations for all genres of dance
  • Advice for teachers and choreographers struggling to properly place dances in categories
  • What to do about styles that don't fit perfectly into one category

The blog that inspired this episode was released in March 2017 by guest writer Christina Belinksy, and is titled “Correctly Categorizing Your Dances”. Read now!

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  • Josh - @sallywerks

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