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35. How One Studio Owner Teaches Important Life Lessons Without Competing with Chasta Hamilton

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Do you feel like competing is an important part of your dance life? What would it look like if your dancers didn’t compete? My guest today is Chasta Hamilton. She is the author of Trash The Trophies: How To Win Without Losing Your Soul, and the owner and artistic director of Stage Door Dance Productions. Chasta is reinventing the dance education model by focusing on character development and community involvement over the traditional competitive approach. Chasta and I agree that dance is a wonderful mechanism for teaching our dancers important life lessons, and I bet many of you agree with that too, but Chasta’s perspective on how dance teaches those life lessons is pretty unique. 

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Book: Trash The Trophies: How To Win Without Losing Your Soul

Website: https://chastahamilton.com/

Nonprofit: Girls Geared for Greatness

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