12 Sep 2019

Personal Reflection | TAM Conservatory | Chaya Jugenheimer

I have attended TAM Conservatory for six years and every single year I have encountered God in a new way through dance, prayer, and worship. Similar to prior years, I

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04 Jun 2018

Art to Survive

Every so often, I have the privilege to fly down to Puerto Rico to come along side Mabel Cuevas, their Creative Arts Director. This spring, I adjudicated their divisional Star

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29 May 2018

Create a Professional Atmosphere

Let me set the scene for you. . .kids are running around like crazy. The after school program is desperately searching for volunteers, so you’re assisting with homework help. That

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30 Apr 2018

Op-Ed: Process Not Outcome

Dance as a children’s ministry is process oriented, not outcome oriented. Anything more is icing on the cake. I’ve not seen too many dances featuring children (who take dance once

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12 Apr 2018

How to Feel Awesome at Star Search

With Star Search fast approaching, many corps officers, assistants, and volunteers are preparing budding musicians and artists daily. Here are 13 quick tips for helping your students feel awesome leading

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02 Jan 2018

Op-Ed: “Sacred” Dance

We’ve never called it sacred snare drum, or sacred piano. Those mediums stand on their own two feet; no rationalization required. So, why do we feel the need to clarify

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15 Dec 2017

What do you feel when you look at the light?

“Forget everything else that’s going on around you, and tune into the light you’ve been given in your hands.” Sunbeams to me, means ‘rays of sunshine’, and that’s why I

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20 Nov 2017

Last Minute Christmas Dance

We’ve all been there. You’ve been asked to provide a last minute Christmas dance at your corps. Not to worry! Here’s a list of awesome Christmas songs you might be

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14 Nov 2017

Repeat Chorus Choreography Without Boring Your Audience

We’ve all seen it, the same chorus choreography repeated over and over… and over. Listen, I get it. Time is limited, your dancers won’t cooperate,and you still don’t know what

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06 Nov 2017

Op-Ed: Why There Is No Dress Code

Dance has become a regular part of the Salvation Army’s approach to mission in the USA. Great! But, let’s not get stuck wearing these long white dresses for eternity! They

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31 Oct 2017

10 Simple Improvements

Star Search music is about to come out! Time to brush up on your technique before getting to work on choreography.  Dance is exploding in our Territory! The Star Search

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