Being a dance teacher is the best and most rewarding job I’ve ever had! When I was first approached about teaching with the South East School of Dance at SAC I had an overwhelming excitement that filled my entire being. I love to dance! I love kids! And I love to be an influence wherever I can! And this opportunity allows me to do all three at the same time. I am so thankful that I can be a part of these girls’ lives, although it may seem small and insignificant I hope somewhere I can be a life changing influence to them. It’s so rewarding when you first teach something to a group of kids to see them work hard and practice and do it over and over then finally they can do it, they love it and yell out “I love this dance!” This brings me great Joy and motivation as a teacher to continue and to do the best job that I can. Dance is not always sunshine and roses, it consists of a lot of hard work too. It’s a journey teaching these kids that yes, dance is a lot of fun and we are a recreational dance school but there is also a lot of discipline and sore muscles that goes with it! Now it is crunch time and we are working really hard to get the recital pieces finished and looking sharp. The kids are getting antsy and excited and I can’t wait to see them perform on stage what they have been working so hard towards!

Submitted by Bethany Friesen

Dance instructor Bethany Friesen and the Pop Dance ages 7-10 class as they prepare for their recital on Saturday, April 21 is Steinbach's only source for community news and information such as weather and classifieds.

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