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Jason Crandell


In Praise of the Quiet Class

I don't play music in my classes and almost never listen to it when I practice. If you do either, I don't think any less of you. Honestly. In fact, there are plenty of good reasons to listen to…


4 Components of Kick-Ass Arm Balances

There are 4 elements of all arm-balances that you can teach your students to get them on the flight path. They may not translate this information to immediate departure, but it will keep them engaged and give them their…


5 Keys to Teaching Better Standing Poses

Since everyone can access standing poses--and they're ubiquitously present in contemporary classes--it's essential that teachers have a strategy for teaching them. While the technique of each standing pose varies, here are 5 common threads to focus on when you're…