DSO Connect - By & For Dance Studio Owners

DSO Connect - By & For Dance Studio Owners

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DSO Connect is a group of 6 dance studio owners committed to helping other studio owners run successful businesses and live balanced lives.


13. How To Grow A Thriving Tap Program
Mar 31 • 48 min
In this seminar from the DSO Connect Retreat 2019, founding member Amanda Cacciotti shares how to grow a thriving Tap program at your studio, from music theory concepts, to costuming hints, to improvisation games, and more!
12. Surviving the Coronavirus Pandemic as Studio Owners
Mar 24 • 51 min
It’s a crazy, stressful time out there! In this week’s episode, Robin and Casey share some ideas to keep our businesses THRIVING in these uncertain times. Join the conversation, share ideas, and get support! Find the group DSO Connect Community for dance…
11. Development In The Dance Studio: What Dance Educators Need To Know About Changing Minds & Bodies
Mar 17 • 49 min
In this clip from the DSO Connect 2019 Retreat, Casey Royer takes you through developmental milestones of ages 3 through 18, so you know how to meet your students where they are and effectively teach all ages and developmental stages. The DSO Connect…
10. DSO Husbands: How to Train Them and Treat Them Well
Mar 10 • 36 min
This week’s episode is a conversation between Robin and her husband Walter. They talk about their relationship, their studio, and what helps make them successful as a couple and in business….The DSO Connect Member Vault is now LIVE! The DSO Connect ladies…
09. Seasoned Studio Owners Share Their Secrets of Success
Mar 2 • 57 min
In this week’s episode, Robin interviews Karen Clark, owner of Karen Clark Dance Studio in Victoria, British Columbia. Karen is celebrating her 32nd year in business and runs a thriving dance studio, including Royal Academy of Dance Ballet curriculum and…
08. Getting Ahold of Your Studio’s Cash Flow With Profit First Principles
Feb 25 • 46 min
Need to wrangle your studio’s finances? In this episode, Robin explains Profit First, a system developed by Mike Michalowicz to prioritize profit to build a healthy business. Join the conversation! Check out our FREE Facebook group for dance studio owners…
07. Student Retention
Feb 18 • 43 min
Would you rather keep a student at your studio for a 6-week session, one semester, one year, or until they graduate from high school? Until they graduate, of course! Retaining our students is a win for the student, the family, the teacher, and the studio…
06. Dealing with Disappointed Parents
Feb 11 • 43 min
It’s a problem every DSO faces, no matter where you’re located or what age or style you specialize in: handling issues with parents. From financial to student placement, tackling these concerns almost requires a degree in psychology! But have no fear,…
05. A Day In the Life of A DSO
Feb 4 • 32 min
Ever wonder how other dance studio owners organize their days? How do other people get everything done? Do you wonder if you’re the only one who is up until 2am working on their business? Do you need some tips and tricks to being more productive and…
04. So Many Ways to do Summer
Jan 28 • 36 min
Does the thought of summer at your studio give you anxiety? We all know how hard summers can be as studio owners. In this episode, we talk about all the different ways to run summer programs at your studio (or not!) to make it work for you! Join the…
03. 10 Easy Ways to Boost Your Profitability NOW
Jan 21 • 27 min
Who doesn’t want more profit in their business??? Here are 10 simple ideas you can implement in your studio right away! From lowering tuition discounts to subscribing to auto-shipped toilet paper, these strategies, large and small, will help your business…
02. Delegating In Your Dance Studio
Jan 21 • 46 min
Delegating in Your Dance Studio - How to stop swabbing the deck and start steering the ship.Do you feel like you have SO MANY ideas, but not enough time or energy to implement them all? Do you know WHAT you should be doing to make your dance studio grow,…
01. Meet DSO Connect
Jan 19 • 41 min
Meet DSO Connect! We’re a group of 6 dance studio owners committed to helping other studio owners build successful businesses and live balanced lives. In this episode you’ll get to know all 6 of us, hear about how we became friends, and what we have to…