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Welcome to the Dance Boss Podcast! I'm your host, Erin Pompa. This podcast is for my fellow dance entrepreneurs who are on a mission to share their dance expertise in the online space. You want to impact people across the globe, and you want to impact them in a BIG way! Oh and let’s not forget you want your pockets to reflect that too! Can I get a Heck Yes?! You are tired of playing small and are ready to show up, do the work, and share your message. Each week I help you do just that! Sharing perspectives and strategies that will help dance specialists create 5k months with a signature virtual group training program. I will also share interviews with dance entrepreneurs who are crushing it in the online space, with out-of-the-box ways they serve the dance community, giving you the nudge you need to think bigger, do the work, and most importantly KEEP GOING!

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    • 4.9 • 117 Ratings

Welcome to the Dance Boss Podcast! I'm your host, Erin Pompa. This podcast is for my fellow dance entrepreneurs who are on a mission to share their dance expertise in the online space. You want to impact people across the globe, and you want to impact them in a BIG way! Oh and let’s not forget you want your pockets to reflect that too! Can I get a Heck Yes?! You are tired of playing small and are ready to show up, do the work, and share your message. Each week I help you do just that! Sharing perspectives and strategies that will help dance specialists create 5k months with a signature virtual group training program. I will also share interviews with dance entrepreneurs who are crushing it in the online space, with out-of-the-box ways they serve the dance community, giving you the nudge you need to think bigger, do the work, and most importantly KEEP GOING!

    Creating Policies for Your Dance Classes/Studio, Part 2

    Creating Policies for Your Dance Classes/Studio, Part 2

    Do you feel like you’re always putting out fires in your dance business?
    You’re always finding issues and creating solutions. And you’re missing out on valuable teaching/coaching time.
    If this is you, then it’s probably time to create some boundaries and policies that will actually work for you and your goals.
    In episode #217 of the Dance Boss Podcast, I dive into the what, why, and how of getting out of the “putting out fires” rut, and stepping into teaching classes from your zone of genius.
     
    Click here for show notes 
    https://bit.ly/DBPShowNotes 
     
    Did you see Apolla Performance get a deal on Shark Tank? It was so exciting to see our dance community represented and spotlighted on National TV. Check out their shocks now!
    www.apollaperformance.com
    IG/FB @Apollaperfomance
    https://www.instagram.com/apollaperformance/
     
    Are you a dance professional that currently offers your services 1:1, through workshops or consulting? Do you desire to gain time and freedom, create scalability, and hit 4-figure months? Inside of DancePreneur Academy, I teach you how to do this by turning your 1:1, consulting/workshops into a curriculum-driven group program. Wanna learn more? Schedule a call and let's chat. - tinyurl.com/DPAWaitlist1

    • 22 min
    The 3 P's of Creating Policies for Your Dance Classes/Studio, Part 1

    The 3 P's of Creating Policies for Your Dance Classes/Studio, Part 1

    In life, we teach people how to treat us. From spouses to children to parents to friends to coworkers, the list is endless. And dance students and studio staff are no different. 
    In episode #216 of the Dance Boss Podcast, part 1 of a 3-part series, I dive into creating sustainable boundaries and policies for your dance business.  
     
    Click here for show notes 
    https://bit.ly/DBPShowNotes 
     
    Did you see Apolla Performance get a deal on Shark Tank? It was so exciting to see our dance community represented and spotlighted on National TV. Check out their shocks now!
    www.apollaperformance.com
    IG/FB @Apollaperfomance
    https://www.instagram.com/apollaperformance/
     
    Are you a dance professional that currently offers your services 1:1, through workshops or consulting? Do you desire to gain time and freedom, create scalability, and hit 4-figure months? Inside of DancePreneur Academy, I teach you how to do this by turning your 1:1, consulting/workshops into a curriculum-driven group program. Wanna learn more? Schedule a call and let's chat. - tinyurl.com/DPAWaitlist1

    • 18 min
    Will Your Community Trust You if Your Program is "Expensive"? with Cynthia Paniagua

    Will Your Community Trust You if Your Program is "Expensive"? with Cynthia Paniagua

    Are you a dancepreneur who is having a hard time raising your prices?
    You want to serve your community and make sure everyone has access.
    And you’re so used to working with the bare minimum and being the “starving artist.”
    But when you look at the life you want to live, the life you are working toward, that mindset doesn’t actually align with it. 
    You wonder, “will my community still trust me, if my program is expensive?’
    In episode #215 of the Dance Boss Podcast, I sit down with Cynthia Paniagua, dancer, choreographer, and dance educator, and we dive into just that.
    We talk:
    Learning to feel worthy and understand value Mindsets Cynthia had to shift to build her dance business The importance of having clarity Working through imposter syndrome and having courage  
    Click here for show notes 
    https://bit.ly/DBPShowNotes 
     
    Did you see Apolla Performance get a deal on Shark Tank? It was so exciting to see our dance community represented and spotlighted on National TV. Check out their shocks now!
    www.apollaperformance.com
    IG/FB @Apollaperfomance
    https://www.instagram.com/apollaperformance/
     
    Are you a dance professional that currently offers your services 1:1, through workshops or consulting? Do you desire to gain time and freedom, create scalability, and hit 4-figure months? Inside of DancePreneur Academy, I teach you how to do this by turning your 1:1, consulting/workshops into a curriculum-driven group program. Wanna learn more? Schedule a call and let's chat. - tinyurl.com/DPAWaitlist1

    • 46 min
    How Chicago Dance Therapy is meeting community needs with Erica Hornthal

    How Chicago Dance Therapy is meeting community needs with Erica Hornthal

    Have you heard of dance movement therapy?
    Before talking to Erica Hornthal, CEO of Chicago Dance Therapy, I had no idea what it really was, but I had so much fun deconstructing her business and I know you will benefit from this conversation.
    In episode #214 of the Dance Boss Podcast, Erica and I discuss her online dance business, how it started, and how it has shifted. 
    We talk: 
    How Erica got into this work and how she knew she was on the right path Meeting community needs instead of using your own judgment How COVID affected her business and shifted her perspective “Balancing” being a mom with running a business And Erica’s new book, Body Aware  
    Click here for show notes 
    https://bit.ly/DBPShowNotes 
     
    Did you see Apolla Performance get a deal on Shark Tank? It was so exciting to see our dance community represented and spotlighted on National TV. Check out their shocks now!
    www.apollaperformance.com
    IG/FB @Apollaperfomance
    https://www.instagram.com/apollaperformance/
     
    Are you a dance professional that currently offers your services 1:1, through workshops or consulting? Do you desire to gain time and freedom, create scalability, and hit 4-figure months? Inside of DancePreneur Academy, I teach you how to do this by turning your 1:1, consulting/workshops into a curriculum-driven group program. Wanna learn more? Schedule a call and let's chat. - tinyurl.com/DPAWaitlist1

    • 41 min
    Reflecting on Year One of Dance Boss

    Reflecting on Year One of Dance Boss

    As this year comes to a close, I want to reflect on the many changes I’ve made since the start of Dance Boss.
    Personally and professionally, I’ve grown so much and I am grateful for it.
    In episode #213 of the Dance Boss Podcast, I dive into my first year of business and how it impacted my life. I share my biggest struggles, my aha moments, and my plans for the future.
     
    Click here for show notes 
    https://bit.ly/DBPShowNotes 
     
    Did you see Apolla Performance get a deal on Shark Tank? It was so exciting to see our dance community represented and spotlighted on National TV. Check out their shocks now!
    www.apollaperformance.com
    IG/FB @Apollaperfomance
    https://www.instagram.com/apollaperformance/
     
    Are you a dance professional that currently offers your services 1:1, through workshops or consulting? Do you desire to gain time and freedom, create scalability, and hit 4-figure months? Inside of DancePreneur Academy, I teach you how to do this by turning your 1:1, consulting/workshops into a curriculum-driven group program. Wanna learn more? Schedule a call and let's chat. - tinyurl.com/DPAWaitlist1

    • 22 min
    Teaching with Intentionality

    Teaching with Intentionality

    Today I am sharing a training workshop I did for DSO Connect in the summer of 2020. 
    My presentation was originally called “systemizing your dance classroom,” but as I listened to it, I realized that it was really about teaching with intentionality. 
    In episode #212 of the Dance Boss Podcast, I dive into what it means to be a dance educator, not a dance teacher, differentiating instruction, and creating lesson plans to foster your student’s needs. It is value packed with actionable steps you can use to help make your classes meaningful.
     
    Click here for show notes 
    https://bit.ly/DBPShowNotes 
     
    Did you see Apolla Performance get a deal on Shark Tank? It was so exciting to see our dance community represented and spotlighted on National TV. Check out their shocks now!
    www.apollaperformance.com
    IG/FB @Apollaperfomance
    https://www.instagram.com/apollaperformance/
     
    Are you a dance professional that currently offers your services 1:1, through workshops or consulting? Do you desire to gain time and freedom, create scalability, and hit 4-figure months? Inside of DancePreneur Academy, I teach you how to do this by turning your 1:1, consulting/workshops into a curriculum-driven group program. Wanna learn more? Schedule a call and let's chat. - tinyurl.com/DPAWaitlist1

    • 49 min

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117 Ratings

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I love listening to Erin. We danced together as teenagers and I love hearing/seeing her transformation into a “dance boss”. This podcast is savvy, confident, and loaded with tons of great and useful tips! Congrats Erin and thanks for sharing! - Lennie

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So important to have a dance podcast that is focused on entrepreneurship and education. We love listening to Erin and seeing what guests she books next.

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