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10 reasons to get your kid(s) dancing

Who didn't love dancing in front of the mirror using a hairbrush as a microphone?  Beyond a bit of fun, dance has many benefits to improve the health and wellness of children at all ages. Here we have shared our top ten reasons to get your kid(s) dancing! 1) It will help them take instructions (yes, it's true!) Regular structured dance lessons help children learn to take instructions. Teachers in the schools we visit say [...]

REDed on the high seas

Wow, what a start to 2017! REDed has been (amongst many other things) dancing up a storm on the high seas with P&O’s Pacific Pearl. In just one month, around 350 kids took part in our dance classes - that’s 17,500 minutes of energetic movement and fun. On Australia Day, a whopping 1,700 cruisers had the chance to take part in a flash mob dance to our Aussie favourite @wearesheppard song Geronimo, while anchored in Sydney Harbour [...]

REDed partners with none other than Serena Williams!

Ahead of the Australian Open, REDed founder Dale Pope had the absolute pleasure of working with tennis and sporting legend Serena Williams.  The pair hosted a dance class today for Australia’s leading media including Carrie Bickmore, Jaynie Seal, Annette Edmondson and Jo Hall. Dale choreographed the dance event which was sponsored by Berlei to get out the message ‘Do It For Yourself’.  This empowering message is completely aligned to the REDed’s ethos of improving the [...]

REDed Director Dale Pope Heads to Los Angeles to Deliver REDed – Again and Again!

REDed founder Dale Pope has a vision. She’s on a mission to “have the entire world dancing.” And how’s that mission coming along? Well, she keeps getting called back to Los Angeles to deliver REDed’s unique and engaging dance lessons every January and February since 2011. They love her so much over there that we’re worried that one of these days they simply won’t let her come back home! Back in 2011 we formed a [...]

Inexperienced Teachers vs. Professional Dance Educators

Dance Educators - Does it make a Difference as to Who Runs Your School Dance Lessons? Well, sure I’m a little biased, so of course I’m going to say yes! It absolutely does make a difference to have a trained dance educator on hand. The teachers will know this about getting shy students to speak up in class, or to participate in group activities – it sometimes takes an experienced touch to coax a girl [...]