Competition Kindness - Etiquette at the Event
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Guests - Lauren Alto, Beau Hutchings, Kelsey Lack

Hosted By - Courtney Ortiz and Lesley Mealor

In Episode 15 of Making The Impact - A Dance Competition Podcast, Courtney and Lesley celebrate Valentine’s Day Week by discussing kindness at competition! Special guests Lauren Alto, Beau Hutchings, and Kelsey Lack weigh in on the importance of etiquette and kindness at competition as well as at the studio.

Topics Include:

  • Why etiquette is important for dancers to learn and practice
  • Ideas for studio owners and teachers to promote kindness and goodwill in the classroom
  • What judges and competition staff look for from dancers at competition in terms of etiquette


The blog that inspired this episode was released in April 2017, and it’s called “Competition Kindness - Etiquette at the Event”. Read now!

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  • Lesley Mealor @lil_lez36
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  • Beau Hutchings @b4hutchi
  • Kelsey Nelson Lack @kjndance


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