Archive for Month: March 2016

  • Takami teaching dance to children.
    March 19, 2016

    Teach to Inspire


    A great online article by Dancer’s Group featuring MoBu Dance Studio’s director Takami Craddock on what it means to be a dance teacher. Here’s an excerpt from the article: There is no one way to teach, of course, and those who teach dance get their pedagogy from different places. There are workshops, institutes, certificate programs […]

  • Teaching Dance


    I remember when I started to dance … I was probably around 5 or so. My father’s friend’s daughter Sanae—who would became my teacher for 17 years—was looking for ballet students …

  • Photo of Takami's injured knee.

    Injury and Dance


    Guki! — the strange sound happened inside of my knee. The first time I heard this sound was 30 years ago in Tokyo. I was in a hurry one day, leaving my job to go to rehearsal and I didn’t warm up.