Category «Praise Dance»

Think Outside of Box Praise Dance Leader’s Challenge Day 3: Handling Opposition Pt 1 (Understanding)

Purpose of Today’s Challenge The purpose of today challenge is to encourage praise dance leaders to operate in their leadership role with confidence When experiencing conflict, drama, and disrespect from praise dancers the key to understanding where the person is coming from. Goal of the Challenge The goal of this exercise is to help leaders not …

Think Outside of Box Praise Dance Leader’s Challenge Day 2: Praise Song Selection

Purpose of Challenge The purpose of today challenge is to help praise dance leaders focus on four major points when it comes to selecting the right praise song. These following points are: Building a vision and concept. Developing a habit of relating to the song they selected. Breaking the habit of choosing a song because …

4 Biblical Ways Praise Dancers Can Turn Praise into Action

The word “praise”may seem like a small thing but from a biblical perspective, dancers have the advantage to express this word in various ways. There are four ways praise dancers can praise the Lord: Lift up your hands. Psalms 63:4 tells us to lift up our hands towards the Lord. Dancing and music. Psalms 149:3 …

3 Ways Praise Dancers Can Express their Gratitude in Praise Dance According to A.C.T.S

Today’s focus is “thanksgiving”. We say “thank you” when people display physical acts of kindness but how do we express our gratitude to someone we can’t see?  How do we acknowledge or recognize gestures of endless consideration on a daily basis? We can base our thanks on what I call the “3 W’s” of Thanksgiving”. …

6 Ways Praise Dance Leaders Can Manage Opposition

You’re Joking Right? Did I read the title right? Did she actually say embrace opposition? As a praise dance leader, how can she even ask me to endure and take all the drama, conflict, and opposition I receive from my praise team? Does she understand or have a clue about the mental torment I go …

Praise Dance According to A.C.T.S: 3 Ways Praise Dancer’s Can Express Adoration Towards the Lord

Praise Dance According to A.C.T.S stands for Adoration, Confession, Thanksgiving, and Supplication. This vlog series is formatted for praise dance leaders and dancers to learn how to be a student of the word, dance and develop an intimate relationship with the Lord through praise and worship. Today’s topic is A stand for”Adoration”. What is the …

5 Spiritual Ways Praise Leaders Can Handle Opposition Within their Ministry Pt 1

I remember coaching a praise dance ministry years ago and experiencing a lot of opposition, questions, and disrespect from the praise dance leader. I was confused and couldn’t figure out what was going on. I questioned God, I thought about warfare and I eventually quit and left that ministry behind. I did not see opposition …

What’s the Difference between a Praise Dancer and A Secular Dancer?

The dance world is very huge. But if dancers are exhibiting movements before an audience, aren’t they considered performers or entertainers? Is there a difference between praise dancers and secular dancers? There are many differences between the two school of thoughts. 1. Movements.  Praise dancers are trained to display movements that reflect Christ, while secular …

The 7 Responsibilities of a Praise Dance Leader and Praise Dancer

If we are all participants within the praise dance ministry and we love to dance for the Lord, then what’s the difference between a praise dance leader and dancer? There are several differences between the two. Though the praise dance leader is responsible for themselves and the team areas of accountability include: 1. Personal spiritual …

4 Reasons Why You Should Explain Your Vision to Your Praise Dance Team

Praise dance leaders only have one to two hours to do warm up, create dance steps and then practice expressive movements. When do leaders have time to sit with their team and discuss the vision behind the choreography? And is it necessary to have a conversation with the praise team? Conversation is very necessary and …