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    Dance Instructor Training Offering

    I decided not to go through with it. To be put succinctly, I do not know if I'm willing to dedicated the time into dance to make an instruction job worth it for me. I found a local independent studio around me. They do salsa only, which isn't exactly what I'm after, but I still enjoy the...
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    Dance Instructor Training Offering

    I agree. It's a big decision. That's why I've done the amount of research and mulling over I have so far. Just more things to consider before I make any final commitment. I appreciate your input. Thank you.
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    Dance Instructor Training Offering

    Not sure about the correct answer to this response. But I suppose the title would be something along the lines of being a Professional Instructor for the Arthur Murray Dance Center.
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    Dance Instructor Training Offering

    In previous posts on this thread, people seemed to encourage me to make sure I wouldn't be pinned down. Destroyed social life, doing things that I didn't view as a part of becoming an instructor, etc. So, I simply negotiated a good deal for my life style. Does that mean I would follow my bare...
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    Dance Instructor Training Offering

    I should clarify this a bit better. He told me it would take me 2 years to be a successful dance teacher, and a 6 month minimum to teach beginner classes. The one year minimum is for AFTER I become a certified instructor. He wants me to at least work for the company for one year before I dip...
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    Dance Instructor Training Offering

    I said that to give myself some wiggle room, personally. I feel like the manager went along with it because he feels that I'll be putting in more time and effort than that regardless, which I likely would. But you could most certainly be correct on that. The thing is, I felt rather fast...
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    Dance Instructor Training Offering

    I said it seems like it could be that way; not that I've necessarily experienced that first hand. So you 100% disagree with me on that? You don't think there's anyway that studios could use the proximity of dance in any way, shape, or form to keep the student around? I feel like that's...
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    Dance Instructor Training Offering

    Hi guys, I spoke with the studio manager last night and thought I'd update everyone. So after reading everyone's comments here, which I do appreciate, I had some pretty tough questions to ask him. I feel like these got me some honest answers too. I asked him about the sales aspect of the job...
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    Dance Instructor Training Offering

    Yeah, I'm leaning more towards this now after reading everyone's opinions and comments. I'm still going to meet with the studio director to ask my plethora of questions before I make my final decision. You're totally correct on the flattery part. It serviced my ego, and I should have been a...
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    Dance Instructor Training Offering

    Yeah, I did some looking around during break at work and I found a studio exactly like the one you just described here. I live in a small town, and not too far from a small city. It's rather hard to find a studio that isn't focused on training kids, or focused on ballet or tap, which I'm not too...
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    Dance Instructor Training Offering

    Any idea what I should be asking for that would be "missing in writing?" I have a few things in mind, but you may suggest something key that I would easily look over.
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    Dance Instructor Training Offering

    Like I said earlier, this would be a side gig. I don't have any intentions of leaving my field anytime soon. It's essentially a big IF to decide whether or not I'd switch careers. If I become truly passionate about, if I have what it takes to be a professional dance/business man/instructor, etc...
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    Dance Instructor Training Offering

    The director mentioned that he would like for me to stay for a few years upon completion of my training, which I had intentions of staying in my area for a few years while I work through some student loans, anyways. It is a chain, and I asked him if I could move to a different studio across the...
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    Dance Instructor Training Offering

    I think this might be better done at another studio. The other students might find it odd that I'm shadowing their lessons. I'll do some research and calling around after work today to see what other studios I can find in my area.