20 Compliments for Dancers to Celebrate National Compliment Day

January 24, 2022

Let’s face it: Dance is difficult, and we dancers tend to focus much more on fixing our flaws than on celebrating our strengths. January 24 is National Compliment Day, a perfect day to spread a little extra positivity in the studio by showering your fellow dancers with extra words of praise. Dance Spirit has compiled some compliments to help you share the good vibes.

  1. Your épaulement is so gorgeous.
  2. I love watching your dynamics as you go across the floor.
  3. Your smile lights up the studio.
  4. Your energy is so infectious—it makes everyone else want to go full-out too!
  5. I’m glad that I get to take class with you every week.
  6. If I ever forget a step, you’re the one I look for in the mirror.
  7. You catch the little details in the choreo and make them stand out.
  8. Your dancing is so beautiful, even if you don’t always feel like it is.
  9. I love how your personality shines through in your movement!
  10. You are so focused during class—it’s really inspiring.
  11. You are a great teammate, and I love dancing with you because I know I can trust you.
  12. I’m glad that you ask questions and clarify the choreo. It helps everyone.
  13. I admire how you aren’t afraid to push yourself and make mistakes.
  14. Your lines always look miles long.
  15. You take the choreo in such unique directions—it makes everyone want to watch you.
  16. I notice that you’re the first to help someone who needs it, and I appreciate that.
  17. It always makes me smile when I hear you cheering from the audience or the wings!
  18. Watching you inspires me to work hard and improve.
  19. Your emotions come through in all of your movements.
  20. I can see how much you love to dance when I watch you.