Jacquelyn Maloney

Jacquelyn Maloney

  • Jacquelyn Maloney
    Published about a year ago
    Is the Dance Studio Safe?

    Is the Dance Studio Safe?

    Today’s media showcases countless examples of teaching and mentoring practices that normalize abusive behaviors toward children. Teachers, who should be mentoring and nurturing a child’s creative growth, are using tactics to demean them, which can include name-calling and public humiliation. While these tactics successfully shock and intrigue viewers, bringing them back to the television screen each week, they also lead to many people proclaiming how repulsive these teaching practices are. So, why are so many parents continuing to send their children to dance class?