Dear R&R Dance Family,
We hope you’re staying healthy and happy. We have loved getting to chat and dance with many of you this week as we tested out our Zoom classes! It can be a little tricky with fuzzy internet connections, pets and little brothers running around, almost dancing into walls or over your bed…but we’re figuring it out and making the most of this new way of life for a little bit.
Attached you will find our new online Dancing from a Distance schedule. It is a simplified and condensed version of your usual weekly schedule, we tried to keep many of your class days and rough time slots the same. Classes will be shortened to 30-40 minutes. Some age groups have been combined, so if you are not quite sure where you’d fit in, we’d be happy to answer any questions. This schedule is subject to change as we discover what is working well, what could be added, attendance, etc. Stay tuned for special add in classes like open level Wild Card Classes, Booty Barre and Family Dance Parties!! CLASSES BEGIN THIS SUNDAY APRIL 5TH.
The attached schedule has links to each class with the corresponding Zoom meeting ID. If you are new to zoom, check out their website HERE for a bunch of great tutorials to get you started. If you ever have issues with the links to each class, let us know and we’ll send you all the necessary codes.
We are also setting up YouTube and IGTV channels where we can post tutorials to complete at your own pace and own schedule. Fun dance combos and work outs, strengthening and stretching exercises, etc. We are also hoping to add videos of your Showcase and Competitive dances so you can keep practicing!
As the news gets updated faster and faster, no one can predict what the next few months will look like. I know the optimist in me is hoping for a miracle, that we will all be able to dance our hearts out at a postponed Showcase and then have us go about with a wonderful summer! (crossing all our fingers, toes, legs!) But for now, dancing looks a little different. We are so incredibly proud of each and every one of our students and teachers, all the hard work you have put in throughout the year does not go unnoticed. We are not sure how or when, but we promise to try our very best to still offer some sort of Showcase whenever we are able to dance together again.
We are trying to revamp our email server to have full access from outside of the studio. We can always check and respond to incoming mail, however mass communication is tricky. If we are unable to get into the studio to send updates, we will post the latest on the website under “Latest News”, or on our Instagram page. Thank you for your patience as we work out the kinks in this new virtual world. Let’s stay in touch, stay dancing and laughing together, stay healthy and happy!
We miss you,
Wendy and the R&R Staff
Please note: links to classes will not be posted publicly over the web or social media, you must email us directly to be given access.