1. How Piano Lessons Can Benefit Your Child

    Involving your children in the arts, especially at a young age, can have a wide variety of benefits. All of the arts are incredible for physical, mental, and social growth but the piano is one of the best ways to help your child grow in all of these aspects. There is an exponential number of connections that are formed when you learn to read music, apply theory, and play the instrument. At Soaring…Read More

  2. Why Dancing is Great for Mental Health

    It’s no secret that dancing can be beneficial to people in many ways, not the least of which is physical — as society becomes increasingly more sedentary, it’s a major boon to have a pastime which tests your body and keeps you moving. But one oft-overlooked benefit to dancing is the effects that it has on one’s mental health. The average person has enough stress to last them five lifetimes…Read More

  3. Spooky Halloween Song and Dance Combinations

    October is here, and to many people, that means one important thing — it’s Halloween season, and it’s time to get spooky. While Halloween isn’t known for its iconic music as much as Christmas is, it would be a lie and a crime to say that there’s none at all. As dance aficionados at Soaring Dance Theatre, we can think of a few Halloween song and dance combinations that we love. Want to ma…Read More

  4. Why It’s Never Too Late to Start Dancing

    At Soaring Dance Theater, there is one fundamental reason why we created our adult dance classes — it’s never too late to start dancing. It’s a common question we get, whether it’s from random patrons who pass by our Monroe studio, or parents who bring their kids in, marveling at the adult dancers who seem to know their craft so well. “Is it too late to start dancing?” they ask wistful…Read More

  5. Why It’s Best To Start Learning Music at a Young Age

    It’s hard to argue against the fact that there are many benefits of learning music, regardless of age. Playing instruments is a wonderful skill that can lead to much happiness, and a sense of accomplishment as one learns how to master an instrument. If you are an adult that doesn’t know how to play an instrument, it’s never too late to start! However, there are a few reasons why learning mus…Read More

  6. How to Choose a Dance Style

    Picking a dance style may seem simple at first. After all, don’t you just find a style of dance that you like and then sign up for dance class to learn how to do it? While that’s the approach some people take, we’ve found that choosing certain styles of dance to begin with can set you up for success in future dancing endeavors. Read on to learn more, then call to schedule your first dance cl…Read More

  7. Why Choose the Fine Arts?

    You want to set your child up for success in the world, which is why you are hoping to give them the best possible start. With that in mind, it’s time to start considering enrolling them in some sort of fine arts program, whether that be local theatre classes, piano lessons, or dance classes. Regardless of what you choose, we are here today to share some of the top reasons to choose the fine art…Read More

  8. How to Prepare for Your First Dance Lesson

    Making the decision to attend a dance class is hard enough, but now you have to decide what you are going to wear without knowing what to expect? Yikes! If you are concerned about how to prepare for your very first dance class, don’t be. We at Soaring Dance Theatre are here to help. Here is some of the advice we would like to give. Call Ahead Even if your studio offers a drop-in class, you might…Read More

  9. The 5 Benefits of Piano Lessons

    The piano is debatably one of the most beautifully sounding instruments on earth, so you can only imagine why we love teaching piano lessons to the children of Monroe so much! However, beyond just the beautiful sounds of the piano, we know there to be several benefits of enrolling your child in lessons. Read on to learn some of our favorites. A Love of Music Regardless of whether Mozart is your fa…Read More

  10. Top Reasons to Take Dance as an Adult

    When it comes to rocking out in the car or just grooving while brushing your teeth, we are certain that you’re a pro. However, if you’ve ever had any interest in learning some technique or specific moves, then you might have found yourself lamenting your parents for never enrolling you in dance class. We at Soaring Dance Theatre in Monroe are here to tell you that it isn’t too late! If you w…Read More