Everyone has to start somewhere! Every beautiful dancer has started as a beginner and worked their way up with practice and hard work.

Although when starting something new it can feel frustrating... Which is why we wanted to give you some tips and reassure you that you’re not alone, everyone has to go through the stages of learning!


Stages of Learning

1. The Initial Learning Stage - The student is introduced to the skill or step.

2. The Awkward Use Stage - The student has an increased awareness, but feels awkward and frequently experiences difficulty.

3. The Conscious Use Stage - The student is able to do the skill or step more effectively and easily.

4. The Natural Use Stage -This skill or step is done with ease and is spontaneous, comfortable and creative. This level is reached only after a period of time in which the student has continued to use and practice the skill.