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From Studio to Stage: Mastering the Art of Performance Anxiety

Posted on 01/18/2024

In this blog post, we'll uncover the secrets to keeping that motivation burning bright, ensuring that your dance journey remains a source of joy, growth, and inspiration.


The Importance of Running Your Own Race

Posted on 12/20/2023

The 2016 Rio Olympics left us with a treasure trove of memorable moments, and one that still ripples through the waters of inspiration is the epic showdown between Michael Phelps and Chad le Clos. Beyond the medals and world records, this race offers a profound lesson in focus, determination, and the extraordinary power of running your own race.


Dance and Mental Health: The Uplifting Connection

Posted on 11/08/2023

In this blog, we'll explore the delightful ways in which dance can be a powerful source of joy, positivity, and well-being for the mind and spirit.


Welcome to Our Dance Studio: A Guide for New Parents

Posted on 11/08/2023

It’s a big decision choosing a new studio to go to and you probably have lots of questions before your first class! To save you time, this blog includes 5 of the most popular questions we are asked here at Ocean Dance Force.


Dancing with Delight: Tips for Your Little Dancer's First Dance Clas

Posted on 10/19/2023

If your child is about to take their first steps into the enchanting world of dance, you're in for a delightful journey.


The Power of Dance- Manasquan & Brielle Magazine Editorial

Posted on 10/03/2023

Miss Sheryl was recreantly featured on the cover of Manasquan & Brielle Magazine! Read the full editorial here!


10 Tips to Help You Stay Motivated.

Posted on 09/19/2023

In this blog post, we'll explore some tried-and-true tips to help you stay motivated in dance class and keep your passion for dance burning bright.


7 Tips for Choosing the Right Dance Class for Your Child

Posted on 06/14/2023

In this blog post, we'll provide you with practical tips to help you select the right dance class for your child, setting them on a path of dance discovery and enjoyment.


The 3 D's of Dance... What are they?

Posted on 05/31/2023

In this blog post, we'll explore the 3 D's of dance and how they are important to dancers.


What's the Big Deal About Dress Code?

Posted on 05/24/2023

While it may seem like a trivial matter, following the dress code is crucial to ensuring a safe and professional learning environment. In this blog post, we'll explore the importance of following the dress code in dance class.


Why Dance Recitals are GREAT Teamwork Activities!

Posted on 05/16/2023

Let's Explore why dance recitals are a fantastic teamwork activity!


20 Question's With... (Part 4)!

Posted on 05/08/2023

Get to know our fabulous Miss Daria and learn a little bit more about her!


20 Question's With... (Part 3)!

Posted on 03/21/2023

20 Questions with Mr. Joey


20 Question's With... (Part 2)!

Posted on 01/25/2023

20 Questions with Miss Sheryl


Take a (virtual) tour of ODF!

Posted on 12/21/2022

Watch this video to see where to park, how to enter and where to put your things before your classes!


The Best Age For Your Child To Start Dance Classes

Posted on 11/30/2022

Do you have a child at home who has expressed interest in dance class? Or maybe s/he dances around the house all day (with or without music!)? Worried that they may be too young or too old to start lessons? When is the right age to start dance classes?


20 Question's With...

Posted on 11/17/2022

Let's have some fun and get to know our staff with a fun game of 20 Questions!


Top 10 Reasons to Dance!

Posted on 11/09/2022

There are so many great reasons why you should dance, from friendships made to new skills learned, we found it hard to narrow them down, but here are Ocean Dance Force’s top 10 reasons we think you should start dancing!


Am I ready for Pointe Shoes?

Posted on 11/03/2022

Getting your first pair of pointe shoes is a magical experience. However, making sure the student is ready is extremely important. Check out our tips to know if you are ready for pointe shoes!


F.A.I.L- First Attempt In Learning!

Posted on 06/16/2022

Learn a little bit more about why we encourage "failing" and our studio's philosophy on it.


Got Questions about the ODF Company?

Posted on 05/23/2022

An FAQ of our most common ODF Performance Company questions.


The Lead Role isn't the End Goal

Posted on 05/11/2022

Get a peek into the mindset of the Choreographers and Instructors when we set out to cast a piece in our Performance Company and learn why we say "The lead role is not the end goal."


Our Best ODF Company Audition Tips/Tricks/Myths

Posted on 04/13/2022

Check out our "Best Practices" when it comes to preparing for our ODF Performance Company audition.