Liz Lund, owner of Underground Dance Company, stops by to share how combats the norms of dance by teaching her students that their mental and physical health is more important than perfection on the dance floor. Liz talks about using practices such as age-appropriate dance moves and costumes, antibullying talks, and developing lasting rapport with her students and their parents in order to help them develop into confident dancers and people. Renise also shares her experience as a child dancer, how being bullied caused her to quit, and how the way U.D.C. does dance has changed a negative perspective about the dance world.
Topics Discussed in this Episode:
- Age-appropriate dance
- Healthy body practices
- Mental Health