With all the time spent watching television and playing games on tablets, many of today's children have never experienced the rewards of a hobby like ballet and dance.
How many of you, when you were children, had a hobby?
Hobbies benefit children in numerous ways. Because they are expressions of personal accomplishment and a means of self-discovery, hobbies help build self-esteem.
Hobbies like dance are educational tools, as well. For example, a child who becomes interested in ballet learns about balance, self-confidence, memory skills amongst a few . By working on hobbies, children learn to set goals, make decisions, and solve all sorts of problems. Finally, hobbies often mature into lifelong interests, even careers.
Top 7 skills your child could learn with ballet classes
- Listening and understanding instructions
- Memory retention
- Collaboration with teachers and dancers
- To smile and have fun
- Core strength
- Mentor and support one another
- Keep healthy and active.
How to Find a Hobby for Your Child
If all of that sounds good, and you'd like to help your child develop and sustain a hobby interest, try booking your first class at En Pointe.