I had no idea just how much time I was spending on prepping for lessons. Until I started to track it. Isn’t it funny how that works out? At that point, I challenged myself with how to reduce prep time regardless of whether I was teaching in-person or online.
It can sometimes feel as if your studio is taking over every aspect of your life, right? Especially in the early days or when you are expanding your studio quickly. But, this is not what you signed up for. Back when I taught in the school system, I would routinely work 60 hours a week. …
As teachers & studio owners, avoiding overwhelm is about finding the joy of teaching each day. We want to create the best experience for our students & their families. But, there are times when that backfires. Especially during times of change. Instead of fun & joy, our days are filled with a series of tasks …
A mindset shift. Such a simple solution … that at the same time can seem so frustrating at the moment. Especially when it’s been one of those weeks. Right? And yet, there are some easy steps we can take to make this possible.
Personal growth is incredibly important. But, not at the cost of re-inventing yourself. Ditch the “new me” for an “improved me” this year!
Does it sometimes feel like work-life balance is more work-work balance at this time of year? Rather than being burnt out by the end of the holidays, use these 8 easy ways to include self-care habits into your day.
Let’s face it. We all love a good break. But, do we really know how to take a vacation? Or, inevitably do we end up in the office/studio/couch getting work done instead of taking a real break?
Do you ever get the sense that your studio may be running you instead of the other way around? It is possible to have balance while running a creative studio. It just takes a little time. When I first started my studio, it was hard. I felt like there was no balance between my personal …
There are certain times of the year that keeping a balance between my studio & personal life seems almost impossible. Between registration, recital & end of year projects, creating balance is a challenge. Good thing I like a challenge.
With all the hats you wear as teachers & business owners (not to include the hats you wear in your personal life), professional development can feel like an “in the future” activity. It’s imperative you make time for professional development in your schedule!