1. Piano and Mental Health

    Music, especially piano, has been proven to have intense impacts on the brain. While adults and children alike can enjoy the benefits of learning to play the piano, they are especially impactful on a young and developing brain. In this blog post we will be discussing some of the mental benefits that learning to play the piano can bring, especially at a young age. Keep reading to learn more!  &nbs…Read More

  2. What The Dramatic Arts Can Bring Your Child

    Science has shown that the arts are one of the most vital aspects that you can introduce into your child's life. In this blog article, we are going to look specifically how the dramatic arts can bring a wide variety of benefits into your child's life. Drama is such a fun and involved art form, but there are so many mental and social benefits that it can bring, too. Keep reading to learn more!  &n…Read More

  3. 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

  4. 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

  5. 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

  6. 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

  7. 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

  8. 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

  9. 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

  10. 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