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Think Outside of the Box Praise Dance Challenge Day 1: Choreography

Recap of Choreography In previous blogs, I have spoken about choreography but didn’t focus on the keywords and set up a formula for leaders who wants to create a dance piece. The definition of choreography is; the art and practice of choreographic sequence. The definition of the source; is someone or something that provides what is …

Think Outside of the Box 30 Day Praise Dance Leader Challenge

As a praise dance leader’s it’s normal to lose your passion for choreographing, teaching praise dancer’s about ministry and lead them into an atmosphere of praise and worship. It’s normal to feel tired, burnt out, bored and wanting to quit. At one time or another, we have all experienced the weight of being responsible for a dance …

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 …

What Is Choreography and 3 Creative Ways to Incorporate it into Praise Dance

The are many biblical references to the word “dancing” and “dance” in the bible but what does the bible say about choreography? Is creating dance routines seen as a performance or ministry? Should praise dance leaders seek ideas on YouTube for ideas to create a dance? Choreography is not in the bible because  “choreography” is a …

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 …

Top 4 Reasons Why Seniors Should Praise Dance

With all the twirling,  jumping, spinning and flag twirling isn’t it dangerous for seniors to be moving around other energetic dancers? Shouldn’t praise dance leaders be mindful of elderly people’s fragile bodies and minds? There are many reasons why praise dance leaders should allow seniors to dance but I’ll discuss the top four: 1. Dance …