Tag: better person

6 Reasons Dance Training Makes Us Better Human Beings

Everyone knows that training is the cornerstone of a successful career in dance. But as a dance educator, I also take comfort in the fact that high-quality dance training helps shape students into genuinely good people (in addition to creating future artists, which is a wonderful goal in itself.) These are the lessons dance teaches […]

It Turns Out Dancing Might Make You a Better Person

No wonder Gisele Bethea is such a sweetheart! (Photo by Nathan Sayers) Um, this is amazing: A new study suggests that dancing might make you more empathetic. As The Washington Post reported, the study (which was published in the Journal of Experimental Psychology: Human Perception and Performance) found that professional ballet dancers showed unusually strong […]